Vega, Complete Whole Food Health Optimizer, Berry Flavor, 36.6 oz (1039 g) (Discontinued Item)
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- Sugar Free, Gluten Free, Dairy and Soy Free
- All-in-One, Natural Plant-Based Formula
- Excellent Source of Protein, Fiber & Antioxidants
- Provides 100% Recommended Daily Intake of Vitamins & Minerals
- Contains Omega 3 & 6 EFAs, Enzymes, Probiotics & Phytonutrients
- Free of Common Allergens, Alkaline-Forming & Easy to Digest
- Whole Food Dietary Supplement
- GMP Good Manufacturing Practices
- Alive Award of Excellence Gold 2007
- Alive Award of Excellence Gold 2008
- VegNews Best of Show Awards 2006
Vega Provides Essential Everyday Nutrition
Combining whole food goodness with fast food convenience, Vega is a convenient and complete source of plant-based whole foods. Easily digested, alkaline-forming and pleasant-tasting, Vega is ideal for anyone looking for a simple, one-stop supplement solution to support optimal health and vitality.
Formulated by Brendan Brazier, vegan professional Ironman Triathlete and best-selling author on nutrition, Vega is a synergistic collection of Brendan's favorite plant-based superfoods. For years Brendan has thrived by fueling his body with whole food shakes. After extensive formulation and testing, Vega is a replica of Brendan's tried-and-true health and performance optimizing shake.
Use Vega Complete Whole Food Health Optimizer to help:
- Promote optimal health and increase energy and stamina
- Meet 100% of recommended daily intake of vitamins & minerals
- Meet 60% of recommended daily intake of fiber
- Support the development of bones & teeth
- Ensure healthy thyroid and hormonal function
- Enhance digestion and gastrointestinal function
- Preserve good cardiovascular health
- Support eyesight, skin health and immune system
- Maintain proper muscle function
- Encourage healthy weight loss by improving metabolism, increasing feeling of fullness and controlling blood sugar
Take one or more servings daily for optimal health and vitality. Mix two level scoops of Vega into one and a half to two cups (12 to 16 fluid ounces) of cold water and shake well. Makes a nutritionally complete and satisfying whole food shake without compromises. For those with smaller appetites, try just half a serving (one scoop). You can also use Vega as a boost to your favorite blended smoothie recipe. As with any high fiber product, start slowly and gradually increase intake over several days. Be sure to drink plenty of water with increased dietary fiber.
Natural berry flavor, xanthan gum.
Made without compromises, Vega contains no animal products, dairy, egg, gluten, soy, added sugar, wheat or yeast. Absolutely no artificial colors, flavors, preservatives or sweeteners of any kind and free of GMO's, herbicides and pesticides. Best of all, Vega is clean, green and suitable for those on almost any kind of diet including calorie-reduced, low carb, low glycemic, gluten-free, diabetic, cleansing, elimination and vegetarian/vegan.
After opening, store in a cool dry place with lid tightly closed.
Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep this product out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control center immediately.
|Serving Size: 2 Scoops (69 g)|
|Servings per Container: 15|
|Amount Per Serving||% DV*|
|Calories from fat||50|
|Total fat||6 g||9 %|
|Saturated fat||1 g||5 %|
|Trans fat||0 g||0 %|
|Polyunsaturated fat||4 g||**|
|Monounsaturated fat||1 g||**|
|Cholesterol||0 mg||0 %|
|Total Carbohydrate||22 g||7 %|
|Dietary Fiber||15 g||60 %|
|Protein||26 g||52 %|
|Vitamin A (as retinyl palmitate)||5,000 IU||100 %|
|Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid)||60 mg||100 %|
|Vitamin D (as ergocalciferol)||400 IU||100 %|
|Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopheryl acetate)||30 IU||100 %|
|Vitamin K (as phytonadione)||80 mcg||100%|
|Thiamin (as thiamine hydrochloride)||1.5 mg||100 %|
|Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)||1.7 mg||100 %|
|Niacin (Vitamin B3)||23 mg||110 %|
|Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine hydrochloride)||2 mg||100 %|
|Folate (as folic acid)||400 mcg||100 %|
|Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)||6 mcg||100 %|
|Biotin||300 mcg||100 %|
|Pantothenic Acid (as calcium d-pantothenate)||10 mg||100%|
|Calcium (as calcium phosphate)||1,100 mg||110 %|
|Iron (as citrate)||18 mg||100 %|
|Phosphorus (as potassium & calcium phosphate)||1,100 mg||110 %|
|Iodine (as potassium iodide)||160 mcg||110 %|
|Magnesium (as citrate)||400 mg||100 %|
|Zinc (as citrate)||15 mg||100 %|
|Selenium (as citrate)||70 mcg||100 %|
|Copper (as citrate)||2 mg||100 %|
|Manganese (as citrate)||2 mg||100 %|
|Chromium (as citrate)||120 mcg||100 %|
|Molybdenum (as citrate)||75 mcg||100 %|
|Sodium||0 mg||0 %|
|Potassium (as phosphate)||1,500 mg||43 %|
|ProVega Complete Broad Spectrum Plant-Based Protein Blend: (Organic hemp protein, yellow pea protein, organic brown rice protein, whole flax seed)||43,000 mg||**|
|Frutafit Inulin FOS: (from Chicory root)||4,000 mg||**|
|MacaSure: (Organic Gelatinized Maca Root)||2,500 mg||**|
|ChlorEssence: (High CGF Cracked Cell Chlorella)||2,500 mg||**|
|Omega 3 Essential Fatty Acids||2,500 mg||**|
|Omega 6 Essential Fatty Acids||1,500 mg||**|
|Prohydroxy-P Digestive Enzyme Blend: (protease I, protease II, amylase, lipase, cellulase)||300 mg||**|
|Stevia Leaf||300 mg||**|
|ORAC 800+ Mixed Berry Complex: (Wild blueberry, blueberry, black raspberry, cherry, marion berry, blackberry)||200 mg||**|
|Dairy-free Probiotic Blend: (L. Acidophilus; B. Bifidum) providing 1 billion viable cells||83 mg||**|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
** Daly Value not established
iHerb Customer Reviews
I'm in love with Berry Vega. I'm a lazy vegan and constantly on the road. It's hard to eat well in many part of the States. I find packing that packing this tub and a shaker is well worth the extra space it takes up in my luggage (the individual travel packets aren't cost effective to warrant the space saved). IHerb has the best price. Whole Foods wants half your paycheck for this product.
Since starting on Vega two months ago, my husband and I have experienced such significant health changes that I hardly have words to describe how much better we feel. My husband, a long distance runner, has had his recovery times greatly reduced and so much more energy and vibrance. I am in the process of losing 135 pounds, and I find when I replace a meal with Vega that I am full, satisfied, and vigorously refreshed instead of that washed-out feeling that sometimes comes from a reduced-calorie diet. I also use this product as a multi-vitamin pill everyday, as I have difficulty swallowing pills. I cannot say enough about this product--I have not felt this energetic and healthy in years. Definately worth every penny.
Posted by Reviewer1849347 on Apr 15, 2013
Posted by Reviewer2602642 on Jul 28, 2012
FOR SOME, BUT I DIDN'T NOTICE ANY DIFFERENCE AT ALL. HAVE ABOUT 2 SCOOPS LEFT, & WISH I HAD NEVER ORDERED SAME.....ORGANIC GREENS + ARE MUCH BETTER
Had high hopes for this product...
Posted by SilverStars on Jul 17, 2012
...but very disappointed. When I opened the container the berry smell was so strong and overpowering it took my breath away--are the aromas really natural? Regardless, I tried drinking this a few times and every time within half an hour it gave me a terrible headache and a bloated stomach :( Overall good blend of protein, vitamins, omegas, etc, but given the price tag and the side effects won't be buying this again.
Vega Sequel is #1 in complete nutrition
Posted by 5039777929213098321 on Jul 15, 2012
I love the Berry Flavor Of Vega protein powder. This product is tasty and pack full of all the nutrients you need for the day with the full 2 scoop serving. Not to mention it's a "clean product".
Posted by 5210119630967045158 on Jun 24, 2012
Never did I think I would ever have anything vegan. Never did I think all of the endless food cravings for sugar would stop. I now have energy, my asthma is markedly decreased and I no longer need antihistamines for all of the "seasonal allergies" that I had every month of the year. It has been a life changing surprise and realization of how poor my previous nutrional state was. That is the key word- was and opened my eyes to believe how very important the food we eat impacts our life. 5 stars are simply not enough.