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Plant-based, All-in-one, Nutritional Shake 50% Daily intake vitamins & minerals15 g Protein, 6 g Fibre & 1.5 g Omega-3 Antioxidants, Probiotics & Greens

Good for your body and the planet, Vega™ is the clean, plant-based choice to fuel your healthy, active lifestyle— without compromise.

Complete Daily Essentials to Help You Thrive
  • Cover your key nutrient bases for optimal health
  • Provide energy to sustain an active life
  • Help metabolize fats, proteins and carbohydrates
  • Support normal glucose metabolism
  • Develop strong bones and teeth and maintain healthy skin and eyes
  • Facilitate proper muscle function and repair of connective tissue
  • Promote natural, healthy intestinal flora
  • Help support a healthy immune system
Formulated by Brendan Brazier: Vegan, professional Ironman triathlete, and bestselling health author on plant-based nutrition.
Supplement Facts

Mix one level scoop of Vega One Nutritional Shake in 1–1.5 cups (250–375 ml) of ice-cold water, juice or non-dairy beverage, shake well and enjoy. Vega One is also a delicious, nutrient-supplementing addition to your favourite smoothie recipe— just blend and thrive! Take daily for optimal health. After opening, store in a cool dry place with lid tightly closed.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Scoop
Servings Per Container 20
Amount Per Serving % DV
Calories 138.00
Calories from Fat 3.80 g
Saturated Fat 0.90 g 5%
Trans Fat 0.00 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.60 g 13%
Cholesterol 0.00 mg 0%
Sodium 125.00 mg 5%
Protein 15.00 g 0%
Carbohydrate 11.40 g 4%
Fibre 6.00 g 31%
Sugars 1.40 g
Omega-6 0.90 g
Omega-3 1.50 g
Complete Protein Blend 15000.00 mg **
Omega-3 EFA Blend 1500.00 mg **
Green Blend 1500.00 mg **
Antioxidant Blend (ORAC 1000) 200.00 mg **
Probiotic Blend 1.00 billion CFU **
Digestive Enzyme Blend 300.00 mg **
Vitamin & Mineral Essentials Blend 0.00 **
Vitamin A (vitamin A palmitate) 755.00 mcg **
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine HCl) 0.75 mg **
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.85 mg 50%
Vitamin B3 (niacin) 11.50 mg 0%
Vitamin B5 (Calcium Pantothenate) 5.00 mg **
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine HCl) 1.00 mg 0%
Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin) 3.00 mcg **
Vitamin C (Calcium Ascorbate) 30.00 mg **
Vitamin D (Ergocalciferol) 5.00 mcg 0%
Vitamin E (D-alpha tocopheryl acetate) 10.00 mg **
Vitamin K (Phytonadione) 40.00 mcg 0%
Biotin 15.00 mcg 0%
Folate (Folic Acid) 200.00 mcg **
Copper (Copper citrate) 1.00 mg **
Iodine (Potassium Iodide) 80.00 mcg **
Manganese (Manganese Citrate) 1.00 mg **
Potassium (Potassium Phosphate) 750.00 mg 0%
Calcium (calcium phosphate tribasic) 546.00 mg **
Chromium (chromium citrate) 60.00 mcg **
Iron (ferric pyrophosphate) 9.00 mg **
Magnesium (magnesium citrate) 200.00 mg **
Molybdenum (molybdenum citrate) 37.50 mcg **
Phosphorus (calcium phosphate tribasic potassium phosphate dibasic) 550.00 mg **
Selenium (selenium citrate) 35.00 mcg **
Zinc (zinc citrate dihydrate) 7.50 mg **
Organic gelatinized maca root (Lepidium meyenii) 1000.00 mg **
Inulin (Cichorium intybus) root 2000.00 mg **
** Daily Value (DV) not established
† Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on
your calorie needs:
  Calories: 2000 2500
Total Fat Less than 65 g 80 g
  Sat. Fat Less than 20 g 25 g
Cholesterol Less than 300 mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2400 mg 2400 mg
Total Carbohydrate   300 g 375 g
  Dietary Fiber   25 g 30 g
Calories per gram:
Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

Other Ingredients: Natural Dutch cocoa powder, Natural Chocolate, cocoa flavours, Xanthan Gum, Stevia Leaf Extract

Storage Instructions: After opening, store in a cool dry place with lid tightly closed.

Warning: Notice to First-Time Users: As with any positive dietary change, some people may experience temporary cleansing-type symptoms including headaches, constipation, diarrhea and nausea when first taking Vega One. To minimize symptoms, start with one-quarter of a serving and gradually increase intake over the next few weeks. Be sure to drink plenty of water (at least 8 cups a day) with increased dietary fibre intake.



Cautions and Contraindications: Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are taking blood thinners (due to vitamin K) or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding (due to grape seed extract). People sensitive to niacin may experience mild flushing of the skin. Discontinue use and consult a health care practitioner if you experience the following: Hypersensitivity to flax seed; symptoms of digestive upset (e.g., diarrhea) occur, worsen, or persist beyond 3 days; nausea, fever, vomiting, bloody diarrhea or severe abdominal pain; an immune-compromised condition (e.g., AIDS, lymphoma, patients undergoing long-term corticosteroid treatment). Keep out of reach of children. There is enough iron in this package to seriously harm a child.

Dairy, Gluten and Soy Free

No sugar added

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Health Notes

The Bright Side of Dark Chocolate

The Bright Side of Dark Chocolate
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Researchers found that those eating dark chocolate performed significantly better on cognitive and vision tests
Chocolate is no longer considered a diet-busting indulgence-as long as it's the dark variety. Studies have shown heart health benefits and now we can add better vision and clearer thinking to the list of advantages we may gain by enjoying this favorite treat (in moderation).

Capturing chocolate's benefits

Researchers invited 30 healthy, college students to participate in a study to examine the effects of chocolate on vision and thinking (cognitive) abilities. For the first portion of the study, half of the participants ate a single serving of dark chocolate, while the other half ate white chocolate. For the second portion of the study, the groups switched to the other type of chocolate, and for one week in between, participants ate no chocolate at all.

Everyone in the study completed tests of visual function and thinking ability approximately two hours after eating 35 grams (1.25 ounces) of dark or white chocolate. The researchers found that those eating dark chocolate performed significantly better on these tests than those eating white chocolate:

  • Contrast sensitivity: The ability to distinguish an object from its background
  • Visual motion detection: The ability to determine the direction of motion of objects in an image
  • Spatial memory: The ability to remember types and arrangements of shapes in an image, specific features of your physical environment, and where you are within that environment
  • Reaction time: Tested by how quickly a person could press one of three buttons on a computer keyboard in response to letters or numbers that appeared on the screen

Why color matters

Dark chocolate contains dozens of nutrients called flavonols and health experts theorize that dark chocolate improves brain function because flavonols improve blood flow to the brain. This study supports this hypothesis: that improvements in visual and thinking ability after eating dark chocolate indicate this food may improve brain function. White chocolate does not contain these healthful nutrients.

These tips for enjoying dark chocolate just may give your brain that extra edge to power through the toughest mental tasks, without expanding your waistline.

  • Stick to chocolate that is 60% (or greater) cocoa. Skip the candy bars. Dark chocolate, not milk chocolate, is a source of healthful flavonols.
  • Exercise portion control. 1 or 2 ounces of chocolate-just a few squares-is enough to reap potential health benefits of this food. Smaller portions will help you avoid overdoing it and gaining weight.
  • Drink up. Dark chocolate cocoa, which you can make at home with pure dark cocoa powder, a teaspoon of sugar, and skim, soy, rice, or almond milk, offers another way to get this healthy treat into your diet when the temperatures drop.
  • Feast on flavonols. If you want additional (or alternative) low-calorie options for boosting flavonols in your diet, try yellow onions, scallions, kale, broccoli, apples, berries, and green and black tea, all of which contain similar nutrients to those found in dark chocolate.

(Physiol Behav 2011; 103:255-60)

Suzanne Dixon, MPH, MS, RD, an author, speaker, and internationally recognized expert in chronic disease prevention, epidemiology, and nutrition, has taught medical, nursing, public health, and alternative medicine coursework. She has delivered over 150 invited lectures to health professionals and consumers and is the creator of a nutrition website acclaimed by the New York Times and Time magazine. Suzanne received her training in epidemiology and nutrition at the University of Michigan, School of Public Health at Ann Arbor.

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Superfood!

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    Comments about Vega™ One Vega One - Chocolate:

    My family has food allergies and this shake is great! Gluten, soy, sugar and dairy free! What could be better! We usually have one for breakfast. Mix with your favourite fruit - the chocolate is especially good with banana.

     
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    Great product.

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    • Easy on Stomach
    • Easy To Swallow
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      Comments about Vega™ One Vega One - Chocolate:

      It's a great everyday supplement to help get your daily recommended vitamins and minerals. It also feels great that it's an all natural product.

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