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CytoSport Muscle Milk ‘n Oats

Muscle Milk is one of CytoSport’s most popular products. It’s routinely found in the “Top 10” seller lists maintained by online retailers such as bodybuilding.com and 1fast400.com. Thus, it’s not surprising to see spin off products, such as Muscle Milk bars and – now – Muscle Milk ‘n Oats. Muscle Milk ‘n Oats combines two bodybuilding staples, oatmeal and protein powder, into a...

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Healthy To Go: Go Greens

I first encountered the To Go Brands products at the Natural Products Expo in Boston last October.  The company manufactures portable, single serving, antioxidant-rich drink mixes, designed to be added to a bottle of water (one of the product slogans is “Water’s Best Friend”).  The mixes come in five different varieties: Omega-To-Go, Green Tea Energy Fusion, Berrie Crush Plus C, Acai Natural Energy Boost and Go...

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iSatori Voots

iSatori is a well-known and respected manufacturer of dietary supplements for building muscle and losing fat.  “Voots” is the company’s first foray into more general use supps.  Designed for kids who don’t eat their vegetables, Voots are antioxidant-rich, chewable “tarts” made from a range of fruit and vegetable concentrates. Manufacturer’s Description:  Our idea for Voots came from a kitchen...

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Genisoy Soy Protein Bars

Genisoy bills itself as “the #1 soy company in the US.”  Certainly it’s one of the most visible: Genisoy products are mainstreamed into grocery stores throughout the country.  The product line is diverse, and divided between shakes/protein powders, snacks (chips, crisps, soynuts/trail mix) and bars.  The bars come if four varieties: Ultra, Protein Crunch, Organic and Regular.  There six flavors of the latter: Cookies...

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Sugar Free Red Bull Energy Drink

So who hasn’t heard of Red Bull?  From the time it was first rolled out in 1987, it’s spawned a legion of imitators, detractors and devotees.  The company is still going strong with only three basic products: Red Bull Cola, Red Bull Energy Shot and Red Bull Energy Drink.  The latter comes in regular and sugar-free versions. Manufacturer’s Description: Red Bull® Energy Drink is a functional beverage with a special...

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Cranergy Energy Juice Drink

Cranergy Energy Juice Drink is made by Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. – a familar name to most.  Ocean Spray is a grower’s cooperative, similar to Sunkist and Blue Diamond, created to market their own processed products.  Sales of Ocean Spray’s products have been buoyed by recent research demonstrating a variety of health benefits associated with cranberry consumption, so it’s probably natural to see the company...

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