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GNC Total Lean™ Lean Shake™ 25


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Size: 4 Bottles

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Ready to Drink

  • Healthy meal replacement or snack
  • Clinically proven to improve weight loss and BMI*
  • Low-carb friendly
  • 25 grams of high quality protein
  • 170 calories
  • 24 vitamins and minerals
  • Lactose Free

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SHAKE WELL BEFORE DRINKING. Use as a meal replacement or convenient snack. Chill before drinking. Refrigerate after opening.
Contains Milk protein


Suitable for individual following a low lactose diet.

Other Ingredients

Filtered Water, Diafiltered Skim Milk, Proprietary Protein Blend (Milk Protein Concentrate, Whey Protein Concentrarte, Calcium Caseinate) , and less than 2% of:, Vitamin and Mineral Blend Lean Shake™:, Lactase, Carrageenan, Acesulfame Potassium , Datem, Yellow 5, Yellow 6
Distributed by General Nutrition Corporation Pittsburgh, Pa 15222

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size  1 Bottle(s)
Servings Per Container  4

Amount Per Serving     % DV

  Calories from Fat 50  

Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 20mg   7%
Sodium 330mg   14%
Potassium 310mg   9%
Total Carbohydrate 6g   2%
  Dietary Fiber 3g   12%
Protein 25g   50%
Calories 170  
Total Fat 6g   9%
Saturated Fat 1g   5%
Sugars 2g  

Vitamin A 0   25%
Vitamin C 0   25%
Iron 0   25%
Vitamin D 0   25%
Vitamin K 0   25%
Thiamin 0   25%
Riboflavin 0   25%
Niacin 0   25%
Vitamin B-6 0   25%
Vitamin B-12 0   25%
Biotin 0   25%
Pantothenic Acid 0   25%
Iodine 0   25%
Magnesium 0   25%
Zinc 0   25%
Copper 0   25%
Chromium 0   25%
Molybdenum 0   25%

Calcium  0   **
Vitamin E  0   **
Folic Acid  0   **
Phosphorus  0   **
Selenium  0   **
Maganese  0   **

** Daily Value (DV) not established.


4.7 / 5.0
265 Reviews
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Banana was my favorite
The orange cream was harsh
June 20, 2018
3 weeks ago
OMG.... Healthier
With boil egg n banana
June 12, 2018
1 month ago
The taste is amazing
June 7, 2018
1 month ago
June 4, 2018
1 month ago
A quick grab and go drink to start my morning!
June 1, 2018
1 month ago
The Best!
Love them! Handy to grab and go if I know I can't get enough protein. Were such a help during my treatments - even if i was not hungry I could get the protein I needed to help my energy level. They also help with sugar cravings. You can mix them together to - Banana Strawberry or lighten the chocolate with vanilla. For whatever your needs - they fit and...are the best tasting I have found!
May 28, 2018
1 month ago
Great product and amazing flavors!
Love it! Very filling and kept me full through my 5 hours work shift. Love the chocolate, strawberry and vanilla flavors! All taste really good.
May 26, 2018
1 month ago
Good, but bad aftertaste
It's a really good product. I will say that they all leave a kind of gross aftertaste in my mouth. But a little Listerine knocks it out.
May 25, 2018
1 month ago
Great snack or meal substitute
I've tried the Vanilla and Swiss Chocolate flavors and have decided that I'll stick with the Chocolate. The Vanilla is too sweet for my taste, but the Swiss Chocolate is just the right flavor, thickness, sweetness, and amount. I have a mug of it every morning and finish off the bottle at noon, then sometimes have another bottle mid-afternoon. Very satisfying. I like that the carb and calorie counts are lower than other similar products for the amount in each bottle. I also appreciate that the perforated tear portion of the plastic seal around the lid makes it easy to open. I'll be using this product for quite a while to cut down on calories and sugar but still have a good-tasting snack or meal substitute.
May 22, 2018
1 month ago
Snickerdoodle Flavor Is Amazing!
The snickerdoodle flavor is amazing, and it is such a shame it is only seasonal. If I'd be rating the other flavors, I'd give it three stars (or less in some cases), but the snickerdoodle is amazing. Please always carry it instead of only seasonally!
May 11, 2018
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lactose free, good flavor, I love it
w a on Apr 10, 2015
Love the shakes they've helped me stay on track with my healthy regimen.
b l on Apr 4, 2015
lactose free, good flavor, I love it
w a on Apr 10, 2015
Great taste...perfect for after workouts or meal replacement
r e on Apr 6, 2015
Love the shakes they've helped me stay on track with my healthy regimen.
b l on Apr 4, 2015
Love the shakes they've helped me stay on track with my healthy regimen.
b l on Apr 4, 2015
Love the shakes they've helped me stay on track with my healthy regimen.
b l on Apr 4, 2015
Love the shakes and wanted to try a new flavor.
b l on Apr 4, 2015
Great taste...perfect for after workouts or meal replacement
r e on Apr 6, 2015
Love the shakes they've helped me stay on track with my healthy regimen.
b l on Apr 4, 2015
I am a 40 yr old female about 50 lbs overweight. How many meals and which meals, breakfast, lunch or dinner, should I replace with GNC Total Lean Shake?
A shopper on May 11, 2013
BEST ANSWER: You want to replace breakfast and dinner with this product. Have a late lunch about 1-2 p.M. Until you meet your desired weight.
Are these shakes ok for diabetics on insulin?
A shopper on Apr 13, 2016
Can I use the total lean shake 1 hr to 30 mins prior to my workout?
A shopper on Nov 21, 2013
BEST ANSWER: You can drink this shake anytime during the day.
are Lean Shakes Gluten Free?
A shopper on Sep 19, 2012
BEST ANSWER: GNC Total Lean Lean Shake is not a gluten free product.
I was looking at the calories on this product. It says 170 calories per serving. Does one bottle have four servings or does it mean that one bottle has 170 calories?
A shopper on Sep 20, 2013
BEST ANSWER: The serving size is one bottle, which contains 170 calories. The "container" they are referring to is the four-pack of bottles.
How is this lactose free if it contains milk?
A shopper on Jun 28, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Lactose isn't milk, lactose is the sugar in milk just like fructose is the type of sugar in fruits, and lactose can be either removed, or (and this is actually misleading) can be left in the product, and then be accompanied by a lactose enzyme called "lactase" artificially added. This is misleading because they can put "lactose free" on it, but all it really is is the lactose and the enzyme "lactase" that is added to "cancel" out the it's not technically "lactose free" but apparently close enough that they can legally get away with it.
when to have the lean shake; before or after workout of weights and cardio?
A shopper on Mar 6, 2012
BEST ANSWER: The manufacturer suggests using it as a meal replacement, for losing weight. I take it for breakfast. I am not sure it will help with work outs.
What is in the GNC total lean shake that makes it not gluten free?
A shopper on Aug 6, 2013
BEST ANSWER: There are many rules to labeling a product as gluten free. The milk flavoring as well as protein combinations may make this product unsuitable for gluten free labeling. There is a lising of gluten free GNC products located at
Does the Total lean Swiss chocolate and vanilla lactose free shakes have amino acids in it or do I need to supplement with an amino acid?

Do you have products that are Gluten free?
A shopper on Apr 19, 2013
BEST ANSWER: The GNC Total Lean Lean Shake has 25 grams of protein per bottle. Depending on your dietary needs, you may want to use the product in conjunction with the Total Lean meal and exercise plan.
i purchased lean shakes and the expiration date is feb 10 2012 is ok to still drink them ..
A shopper on Mar 12, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Your Lean Shakes with the 10 Feb 2012 expiration dates are safe to drink. But if you want you can return them for either 100% refund or exchange for unexpired product.
What is the best protein to use if you're lactose intolerant?
A shopper on Apr 3, 2016
How long does the bottle (powder form) of this lean shake last?
A shopper on Mar 23, 2016
I cannot drink anything made out of dairy products and I also have a HIGH metabolism (Thyroid problem) and I would love to GAIN some weight. Would anyone recommend this product to gain weight? Unless you see another product that is also Lactose free that can help me gain weight--.
-Desperate to gain weight-
A shopper on Sep 5, 2012
BEST ANSWER: This product is not recommended to gain weight, but rather to increase the lean muscle in the body, which will in turn cause you to gain weight.
Does Lean Shake make you gain weight or lose weight?
A shopper on Oct 8, 2013
BEST ANSWER: The GNC Lean Shake is a meal replacement or snack that is high in protein and low in carbohydrates.
Is this product safe to use while you're pregnant as long as you are supplementing with other food & not restricting calories too much?
A shopper on Aug 1, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Yes this is safe to take wile pregant.
Why do the Ready-to-Drink Lean Shakes contain only 6g Carbohydrates per serving, but the canister's serving size of two scoops contains THIRTYg carbs per serving?
A shopper on Jun 19, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Comparing the two, it appears that the ready-to-drink version contains more fat than the powdered version. GNC likely had to add fat in order to increase the shelf-life or palatability of the ready-to-drink shake. They thus decreased the amount of carbohydrates to maintain the low calorie count.
can I still drink this shake as a meal replacement even if I don't workout?
A shopper on Jun 9, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Yes, you can absolutely drink this shake even if you do not work out.
Hi, i just bought this shake and on the bottom it says "use in conjunction with total lean meal and exercise plan found on", where on the site is that? Thanks!
A shopper on Nov 26, 2012
BEST ANSWER: If you scroll to the bottom and look under the category "Only at GNC," you can find the meal plan for Total Lean.
A shopper on Jun 8, 2016
What is the sodium content ?
Bevi J on Mar 16, 2018
How long do they stay good once open?
A shopper on Jul 1, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The funny thing is I never have any left! I open and drink throughout the morning or afternoon!
is your Total Lean Swiss Chocolate shake gluten-free?
A shopper on May 19, 2014
BEST ANSWER: No, this is not gluten free.
What is the total Net Carbs for one shake? Is there any sugar alcohol?
A shopper on Sep 3, 2013
BEST ANSWER: The total net carbs for GNC's Total Lean Shake - Vanilla Bean, is 6.00 grams. There is no information provided on whether the shake contains any sugar alcohol.
I am really interested in the GNC Total Lean Shake, the ready to drink. Does this help with your energy and metabolism ?
A shopper on Aug 14, 2013
BEST ANSWER: I can't really attest to the metabolism but I did feel a little more energetic when I had the shakes for breakfast.
How come in the Total Lean example meal plan, it doesn't include replacing 1 meal or snack for a shake?
A shopper on May 11, 2013
BEST ANSWER: This product clearly states it can be used as a meal or snack replacement.
Is this drink safe if I am breast feeding?
A shopper on Apr 2, 2013
BEST ANSWER: The supplement sheet and label suggest this product is intended for those individuals who wish to be lactose free. Lack of lactose or dairy intake on a daily basis can put both the mother and baby's health at risk. Neither the mum or baby is receiving sufficient nutrition of fat, protein or calories as a result. You can sill use this product if you please also take alternative sources of dairy like fruits, nuts and vegetables to compensate for this loss. You also need to follow the GNC meal and exercise plan found in
hi, can you mix this shake with like a banana or yogurt or something even though its already made??
A shopper on Feb 27, 2013
BEST ANSWER: This product can be mixed with a banana or other fruit if you prefer.
Is this product Gluten-free?
A shopper on Feb 23, 2013
BEST ANSWER: GNC Total Lean Shake is not a gluten free product.
My package does not have the red "new" triangle, but it shows "lactose free". I see the new packaging does not show "lactose free". Will this new version still be lactose free? That is the reason why I have been buying this product, and I like it as is.
A shopper on Jan 22, 2013
BEST ANSWER: This product contains dia-filtered skim milk that is labeled as "Suitable for individuals following a low lactose diet" and contains lactase, an enzyme that breaks lactose down. The milk content is in the form of milk proteins and not in milk sugar (lactose).