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4Life NutraStart® Blue Vanilla: A Q&A with Senior VP of Research and Development Brent Vaughan, PhD, RD

4Life NutraStart® Blue Vanilla: A Q&A with Senior VP of Research and Development Brent Vaughan, PhD, RD

Written by: Brent Vaughan, PhD, RD, Senior VP of Research and Development

We just launched NutraStart Blue Vanilla, a delicious, healthy shake mix for helping you reach your weight management and nutrition goals when combined with a healthy diet and exercise! We talked with Senior Vice President of Research and Development Dr. Brent Vaughan to get the inside scoop on this new formula. Keep reading to learn more!*

Q: What does 4Life NutraStart Blue Vanilla support?

A: NutraStart Blue Vanilla is a nutritionally complete supplement formulated with more than 20 essential nutrients. NutraStart Blue Vanilla supports a healthy immune system, antioxidant levels, energy levels, cardiovascular health, and may provide a feeling of fullness. This is a powerful product.*

Q: What key ingredients make this product stand out?

A: NutraStart Blue Vanilla contains plenty of vitamins and minerals. You also get a good assortment of macronutrients (such as fats, carbs, and proteins) and five grams of fiber. You also get three superfoods: blue spirulina, chia seeds, and wheatgrass powder.*

Q: Why is NutraStart Blue Vanilla a good companion product to RiteStart®?

A: RiteStart is our multivitamin and mineral supplement that contains 100% of your daily dose of 4Life Transfer Factor. NutraStart Blue Vanilla complements RiteStart because NutraStart Blue Vanilla provides the fats, carbs, and proteins that RiteStart does not. Two packets of RiteStart and at least one serving of NutraStart gives you the essential macro- and micronutrients you need.*

Q: Can this product work as a meal replacement?

A: NutraStart Blue Vanilla is 120 calories per serving and is not considered a meal replacement.

However, if you mix NutraStart Blue Vanilla with milk and have it with a healthy snack (such as fruits, vegetables, or a 4Life protein bar), that’s enough to constitute a meal. As a healthy weight management option, you can do that for two meals a day, but you should still have one normal meal.

Q: What makes this product different from the previous NutraStart formula?

A: NutraStart Blue Vanilla contains:

  1. New protein sources – We added quality protein (whey and chia).*
  2. Phytonutrients – We’ve added hibiscus, honey, blue spirulina, and wheatgrass. These ingredients have a lot of benefits, in addition to having nutritional value.
  3. Immune peptides from whey – NutraStart Blue Vanilla contains small pieces of whey protein that offer weight management and immune system benefits.*

Q: Can I drink NutraStart Blue Vanilla on a diet?

A: NutraStart fits well into almost any weight management program. Fifty percent of the calories come from protein, 30% from carbs, and 20% from fat. If you’re looking to add some extra protein to your diet, NutraStart Blue Vanilla is a great way to do it. This product is a combination of whey and chia proteins. Whey is considered the gold standard protein, and it’s the one your body utilizes most effectively.*

Q: How often should I take NutraStart Blue Vanilla? How do I take it?

A: You can take 1–3 servings of NutraStart Blue Vanilla a day. Add one scoop of NutraStart Blue Vanilla to 8 oz of water and mix well. Drink immediately.

Support weight and nutrition management with NutraStart!*