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GNC Total Lean™ Lean Shake™ - Strawberries & Cream

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GNC Total Lean™ Lean Shake™ - Strawberries & Cream

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Description
  • Healthy meal replacement proven effective for weight loss
  • 9 grams of high quality protein
  • Supports lean muscle mass and a healthy metabolism
  • Includes a scientifically designed meal and exercise plan


GNC Total Lean™ Lean Shake™ is complete with well-balanced ratios of high quality protein, vitamins, minerals and fat. Proven effective for weight loss, Lean Shake can also help support normal, healthy cholesterol levels, lean muscle mass and a healthy metabolism. When used in conjunction with the provided meal and exercise plan, this delicious oat-based shake can help you achieve and maintain your weight loss goals. It features a patented fiber-rich blend that increases your feeling of fullness and satiety so you eat less and wait longer between meals. This combination of functionally-specific fibers includes oat beta-glucan. Oat beta-glucan is a naturally-occurring and powerful soluble fiber found in oat bran; it is known as a low-glycemic fiber that supports normal, healthy blood glucose levels. Oat bran and fiber have a slower and more sustained effect on blood sugar and energy levels than when consuming high-glycemic carbohydrate food such as pastries, breads or pasta.

Lean Shake offers a good method of weight loss over time. Combine the use of convenient Lean Shake with the enclosed meal and exercise plan. Just two delicious shakes per day, plus a few simple lifestyle changes and you can see a totally new you.
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Supplement Facts
As a meal replacement, add two scoops (48 grams) to 8 fl. oz. of cold water. Mix well. Drink two shakes daily while following the provided Meal and Exercise Plan.
Serving Size   2 Scoops
Servings Per Container  16
Amount Per Serving   % DV
Calories    180.00    
Calories from Fat    20.00    
Total Fat    2.00 g   3% 
Saturated Fat    0.50 g   3% 
Cholesterol    5.00 mg   2% 
Sodium    100.00 mg   4% 
Potassium    200.00 mg   6% 
Total Carbohydrate    30.00 g   10% 
Dietary Fiber    8.00 g   32% 
Soluble Fiber    5.00 g    
Sugars    4.00 g    
Protein    9.00 g   0% 
Vitamin A    0.00   20% 
Vitamin C    0.00   60% 
Calcium    0.00   50% 
Iron    0.00   20% 
Vitamin E    0.00   20% 
Thiamin    0.00   20% 
Riboflavin    0.00   20% 
Niacin    0.00   20% 
Vitamin B-6    0.00   20% 
Folic Acid    0.00   20% 
Vitamin B-12    0.00   20% 
Biotin    0.00   20% 
Pantothenic Acid    0.00   20% 
Phosphorus    0.00   20% 
Iodine    0.00   40% 
Magnesium    0.00   20% 
Zinc    0.00   20% 
Selenium    0.00   20% 
Copper    0.00   20% 
Manganese    0.00   20% 
Chromium    0.00   20% 
Molybdenum    0.00   20% 
 ** Daily Value (DV) not established

Other Ingredients:  Carb Blend (Carrageenan, Fructooligosaccharides, Maltodextrin, Xanthan Gum, Cellulose Gum, Oat Bran, Resistant Starch), Milk Protein Concentrate, Nonfat dry milk, Creamer (Partially Hydrogenated Soybean Oil, Maltodextrin, Sodium Caseinate, Monoglycerides, Polysorbate 60, Dipotassium Phosphate), Vitamin and Mineral Blend (Biotin, Folic Acid, Manganese Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, D-Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin, Tricalcium Phosphate, Sodium Ascorbate, Chromium Chloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Ferric Orthophosphate, dl-alpha Tocopheryl Acetate, Thiamin Hydrochloride, Cupric Oxide, Vitamin A Acetate, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenite, Dimagnesium Phosphate, Maltodextrin (glucose polymers), Potassium Iodide, Niacinamide, Calcium Carbonate, Cyanocobalamin), Natural and Artificial Flavors, Beet Color, Citric Acid, Sucralose, Acesulfame Potassium

Storage Instructions:  Store in a cool, dry place.

Warning:  Contains Milk and Soybeans

Distributed by:
General Nutrition Corporation
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Health Notes

Power Up with Protein

Power Up with Protein
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Fuel your body more effectively, and get the most from your workouts
Do you ever feel you're slogging through your workouts, barely able to complete what you've planned, and anxious to hit the showers? Or maybe you've wondered how you might take the next step, fuel your body more effectively, and get the most "bang for your buck" from your workouts. Either way, a great place to start is with the basics, and one of the most basic nutrients for optimal athletic performance is protein.

The A, B, Cs of protein and performance

Muscles are made of protein, so it's no surprise that protein is vital to enhancing their performance. Knowing what type, how much, and when to fit protein into your daily routine is the key to getting the most from this important nutrient.

Protein particulars

"Wheying" your options

For repairing hardworking muscles after a cardio or resistance training ("weight lifting") workout, nothing beats whey protein. Whey comes from dairy and allows your muscles to refuel effectively. Whey protein is found in powder form and comes in a variety of flavors, making it easy to incorporate into your diet. It can be stirred into yogurt, added to a smoothie, or mixed vigorously with water or another liquid in a lidded container.

The body best absorbs protein when eaten in amounts ranging from 15 to 30 grams in a single meal or snack. Unless you're a serious body-builder, there's no benefit to eating more than 30 grams of protein at one time.

Whey protein makes its way into muscles most efficiently when taken immediately after a workout, ideally within 30 minutes. Eating whey with carbohydrates promotes the movement of the protein from your bloodstream into your muscles as well. Aim for a ratio of 1 gram of protein for every 2 to 4 grams of carbohydrate.

As an example, combine whey powder to provide about 15 grams of protein in a blender with a banana, ice, and water. A large banana adds around 30 grams of carbohydrate and most whey powders contain a bit of carbohydrate as well. This gives you a finished smoothie with 2 to 3 grams of carbohydrate for every gram of protein-an ideal ratio.

HMB power

Amino acids are needed to build the various proteins used in the growth, repair, and maintenance of body tissues. Hydroxy-methyl butyrate, or HMB, is a breakdown product of leucine, of of the essential amino acids that are used as building blocks of protein. Studies have shown that HMB can improve strength and help the body maintain muscle mass. Ideally, HMB is used in conjunction with strength training to obtain the most benefit; it is not used to improve cardiovascular athletic performance.

Our bodies can make some HMB, but it isn't found in significant amounts in most foods, so taking a supplement is the best way to get enough HMB to enhance a resistance training routine.

The optimal amount of HMB is about 3 grams per day, but there isn't agreement on when to take it for best benefit. In order to avoid having HMB "compete" for absorption with whey protein, try taking this supplement in the morning, at bedtime, or about 15 to 30 minutes before a workout.

Final protein pointers

Be sure you're eating a good quality, well-balanced diet with plenty of vegetables, fruit, legumes (beans), and whole grains. Without these essential foods, all the whey protein and HMB in the world isn't going to do you any good. Think about creating a nutrient network in your body; they don't work well in isolation.

Also keep in mind that while whey and HMB are considered safe for most people, there are some who should not use these supplements, including people with impaired kidney or liver function. If you have questions about whether whey and HMB are safe for you, ask your doctor or pharmacist for guidance.

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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Ratings and Reviews

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GNC Total Lean™ Lean Shake™ - Strawberries & Cream
 
2.1

(based on 126 reviews)

31%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to mix (91)
  • Effective (47)
  • Easy to swallow (43)
  • Good value (39)
  • Tastes good / tastes fine (24)

Cons

  • Bad flavor (76)
  • Difficult to swallow (30)
  • Chalky consistency (29)
  • Tastes bad (16)
  • Causes side effects (3)

Best Uses

  • Dietary replacement (73)
  • Daily use (60)
  • For workouts (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Runner (24), Competitive athlete (12), Occasional exerciser (12), Weekend warrior (10), Rarely work out (9)

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1.0

Pretty Awful!

By adriana.beach908

from Berkeley, CA

About Me Health Conscious

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Pros

  • Easy on Stomach
  • Easy To Swallow
  • Effective
  • Simple To Take

Cons

  • Tastes Bad

Best Uses

  • Daily Use
  • Supplement A Meal

Comments about GNC Total Lean™ Lean Shake™ - Strawberries & Cream:

I love the Lean Shake: Swiss Chocolate - After two weeks of using it, with effective results, I decided to try another flavor so that I wouldn't get tired of drinking shakes and could stick to my diet, BIG MISTAKE! The Strawberry is absolutely dreadful! It takes like the cheap medicine that Doctors would make you take as a kid.

 
2.0

Strawberries and Cream Meh :\

By mccarter24

from Texas

About Me First Time User

See all my reviews

Pros

  • Simple To Take

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Women

    Comments about GNC Total Lean™ Lean Shake™ - Strawberries & Cream:

    I sampled my frozen lean shake 25 (left it in the freezer) it was not as bad as I thought after reading all the post here. The two that I will continue to purchase will be the swiss chocolate or cinnamon bun are best

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Yuck!

    By rocmom65

    from Lompoc,Ca

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    Pros

      Cons

      • Hard To Swallow
      • Tastes Bad

      Best Uses

        Comments about GNC Total Lean™ Lean Shake™ - Strawberries & Cream:

        I really wanted to like this flavor..I even mixed it with a few fresh strawberries to make it more palatable.Nope,it just plain tastes bad. I returned it for the Swiss Chocolate,which tastes awesome.

         
        5.0

        Easy on the taste buds...

        By sjlopez03

        from Laredo, Tx

        About Me First Time User

        See all my reviews

        Pros

        • Easy on Stomach
        • Easy To Swallow
        • Effective
        • Good Taste
        • Simple To Take
        • Tastes Good

        Cons

        • Slight After Taste

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Supplement A Meal

        Comments about GNC Total Lean™ Lean Shake™ - Strawberries & Cream:

        Refrigerate prior to consumption...I prefer to take the Lean Shake-Strawberries and Cream after a work out...This product taste better than the other flavors...There is a slight after-taste, but otherwise good prduct.

        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Horrible taste!!!

        By annac48

        from New York, NY

        About Me Runner, Traveler

        See all my reviews

        Pros

          Cons

          • Chalky Consistency
          • Difficult to Swallow
          • Tastes Bad

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about GNC Total Lean™ Lean Shake™ - Strawberries & Cream:

          This particular flavour tastes wierd, sort of like pepto bismol. Extremely weird for a shake that needs to be taken several times a day. Will NEVER buy this flavour again, do NOT recommend.

          (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          This was absolutely disgusting!!!!

          By tamochoa

          from Farmington,NM

          About Me Runner

          See all my reviews

          Pros

          • Easy To Mix

          Cons

          • Tastes Bad

          Best Uses

            Comments about GNC Total Lean™ Lean Shake™ - Strawberries & Cream:

            I Love the RIch Chocolate Lean Shake and wanted to switch things up so I tried the Strawberry. The first time I tried it I thought maybe I put too much because it tasted so bad. The next time I tried it I put some real strawberries in it to see if that would help. I ended up throwing away the cup and the shake I had made because the smell was horrible. The worst part is I can't find my receipt to exchange it for one that I know tastes good and this stuff isn't cheap. I will switch products if I can not change this and with this many bad reviews why do they sell it!!!!!!!

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            has kind of a medicine taste

            By jay_n_hanna

            from Greenfield MA

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            Comments about GNC Total Lean™ Lean Shake™ - Strawberries & Cream:

            has kind of a medicine taste

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Horrible taste

            By s.narotsky

            from Chicago, IL

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            Pros

            • Easy To Mix

            Cons

            • Tastes Bad

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Dietary Replacement

            Comments about GNC Total Lean™ Lean Shake™ - Strawberries & Cream:

            I like the daily shakes as meal replacements, but the strawberries and cream flavor is completely disgusting. Try any other flavor!

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Worst flavor, tastes like gasoline or pl

            By grace.m.chuang.88

            from Berkeley, CA

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            Pros

              Cons

              • Tastes Bad

              Best Uses

                Comments about GNC Total Lean™ Lean Shake™ - Strawberries & Cream:

                Seriously, this tastes like melted plastic. Even the smell of it is chemically offensive.

                I exchanged it for Swiss Chocolate which is great. I also have Cookies & Cream which is pretty good too.

                (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                I love it !!! This is by far my favorite

                By msuare01

                from Coral Gables

                About Me Runner

                See all my reviews

                Pros

                • Easy To Mix
                • Easy To Swallow
                • Effective
                • Flavor Is Amazing
                • Good Value
                • Shortens Recovery Time
                • Tastes Good

                Cons

                • NA

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Dietary Replacement

                Comments about GNC Total Lean™ Lean Shake™ - Strawberries & Cream:

                We love it. We hope they won't discontinue this products We think the are awesome. We used to buy Herbalife and it was a lot of money. We switch and we are happy my pocket is happy. My husband loves other flavors, but orange & Strawberry Cream are my absolute best.

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