Ensure® Original Vanilla Nutrition Shake

Complete, Balanced Nutrition® for everyday health

Each bottle of Ensure Original, from the #1 doctor-recommended brand* Ensure, provides complete, balanced nutrition. Every ready-to-drink shake has:

  • 9 grams of high-quality protein
  • 27 essential vitamins and minerals, including antioxidants
  • 25% of the daily value of B vitamins to support brain health
  • Delicious vanilla flavor

Additional information:

  • Gluten-free
  • Suitable for lactose intolerance§
  • Halal
  • Kosher
* Among doctors who recommend liquid nutritional products to their patients.
† Vitamins C & E and Selenium.
‡ B12 and folate.
§ Not for people with galactosemia.
 
Nutritional Facts & Ingredients
Nutrient Data
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value**
Calories: 220
Total Fat, g: 6 8%
Saturated Fat, g: 1 5%
Trans Fat, g: 0
Polyunsaturated Fat, g: 2
Monounsaturated Fat, g: 3
Cholesterol, mg: <5 <2%
Sodium, mg: 210 9%
Total Carbohydrate, g: 32 12%
Dietary Fiber, g: <1 <3%
Total Sugars, g: 15
Added Sugars, g: 14 28%
Protein, g: 9 18%
Folic Acid, mcg: 60
Ingredients*
Water, Corn Maltodextrin, Sugar, Milk Protein Concentrate, Blend of Vegetable Oils (Canola, Corn), Soy Protein Isolate, Nonfat Milk. Less than 0.5% of: Vitamins & Minerals (Potassium Citrate, Magnesium Phosphate, Calcium Carbonate, Sodium Citrate, Calcium Phosphate, Choline Chloride, Ascorbic Acid, Potassium Chloride, Ferrous Sulfate, dl-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Zinc Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Manganese Sulfate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Copper Sulfate, Riboflavin, Vitamin A Palmitate, Folic Acid, Chromium Chloride, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Selenate, Sodium Molybdate, Phylloquinone, Biotin, Vitamin D3, Vitamin B12), Natural & Artificial Flavor, Cellulose Gel, Salt, Cellulose Gum, Soy Lecithin, Monoglycerides, Carrageenan, Acesulfame Potassium, and Sucralose.
Contains milk and soy ingredients.
Vitamins
  % Daily Value**
Vitamin D, mcg 25%
Vitamin A 25%
Vitamin C 50%
Vitamin E 50%
Vitamin K 20%
Thiamin 25%
Riboflavin 25%
Niacin 35%
Vitamin B6 25%
Folate 25%
Vitamin B12 25%
Biotin 25%
Pantothenic Acid 25%
Choline 25%
Minerals
  % Daily Value**
Calcium, mg 25%
Iron, mg 25%
Potassium, mg 10%
Phosphorus 15%
Iodine 25%
Magnesium 20%
Zinc 30%
Selenium 25%
Copper 25%
Manganese 25%
Chromium 25%
Molybdenum 25%
Chloride 10%
**Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet.
*This information is subject to change. Please refer to the product label for the most current ingredient, allergen, and nutrient profile information.
Ensure® Original Reviews
Ensure Original is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 2996.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Please Add More Information I really wish DIRECTIONS: was added to these bottles stating how many can be consumed in a day. I have never seen a health product (until now) that doesn't clearly state daily consumption guidelines. As for the flavor, hands down it unbeatable. One of (if not the best) I have ever tried. I had a broken jaw and had to have 27 teeth removed after a terrible car accident knocked them all loose or out, this was one of the only nutritional drinks I could stand to drink, dare I say even enjoyed and looked forward to drinking. Im still healing and Im still drinking them. Kind of expensive at a buck and a half for an 8oz serving, but at least I enjoy them and they are good for me. I just wish the daily consumption was clearly (if not boldly) written on the bottles. And after reading reviews, many many others wish this as well. Especially seniors, big and bold really helps and I feel may get picked up more often times than not. People like the things they buy to be easy to read and straight to the point. Im only 49, and even my eyes aren't that great to read these tiny printed bottles that aren't in bold print. And yes, I wear glasses. :)
Date published: 2020-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Usually have to force myself to drink nutrition shakes. Saw this and thought I would try it. Definitely going to get more. Amazing!
Date published: 2020-04-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good so far got box some leaking bottles, wet box, dont know how to get them replaced
Date published: 2020-04-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love and buy all flavors. Got hooked on the vanilla during a 3 week hospital stay eight months ago. Pretty much on a liquid diet ever since then due to swallowing issues. Love ALL the "Original" flavors, I buy them all and rotate to get some variation in my diet. As you're probably aware, there are many varieties besides original, there's high protein, low sugar, etc. For me, Original is most cost effective. My body does NOT react well to sugar substitutes, so some of the other formulations won't work.. I would like there to be less sugar, but the alternative, starvation, is even less desirable. I'm a senior, disabled. Usually I can open it unassisted, unless I'm having a bad day. Then I whip out the handy jar opener tool from my drawer to twist off the cap. Remember you do NOT have to remove the "ring" around the cap separately. Just twist off the cap and the ring seal is broken simultaneously. By the way, in the hospital I received Ensure Compact vanilla. The bottle is half the size (4 oz vs 8 oz), with very similar nutrition specs. Tastes about the same, but a little thicker, even more like a milkshake. Great way to get a lot of nutrition down with very little swallowing effort. The cap is large and easy grip. At first I was buying the Compact from Amazon until I realized it cost twice as much as Original and only came in vanilla (and maybe, chocolate?) . I don't need the easy grip, the jar opener works great for me. But for someone with even less grip or strength than I, invest the extra for the Compact size. Hope this helps someone out there!
Date published: 2020-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Flavor, Great Product My wife and I drink the Original version every day for lunch. It is satisfying and delicious. It also saves us a lot of money that we would be spending on lunch meat, etc. and it is more nutritious. Great product. By the way, to the person who is struggling to remove the cap, just unscrew the cap and it breaks the seal. No need o remove or break two seals.
Date published: 2020-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Taste great I drink ensure - butter pecan (my favorite) every morning with my medication. I don't eat breakfast and when I take medication on an empty stomach it makes me feel sick.
Date published: 2020-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I drink it because of stomach issues I have days I can't eat food due to intestinal, and bowel problems side affects from my meds for diabetes.
Date published: 2020-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love it! I absolutely love Ensure, the taste and health benefits. I am 23 years old, and I drink it daily. I am very active (Firefighter) and I have a very fast metabolism. I've struggled to gain weight for years due to not always having an appetite, and/or because I burn more calories then I put in. I've been drinking Ensure for about ~4-5 months now, and I can definitely tell a huge difference in being able to gain weight.
Date published: 2020-03-06
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