MERITENE® Strength & Vitality

MERITENE Strength & Vitality

MERITENE Strength & Vitality neutral and flavored powder - and ready to drink products are rich in protein and a good source of vitamins and minerals. Specially-designed for the changing nutritional needs of healthy agers who want to stay active and strong.


MERITENE Strength & Vitality includes 19 vitamins and minerals including vitamin B2, B6 and B12 to help reduce tiredness and fatigue. And unlike most supplements, it contains protein (from milk which contributes to the growth and maintenance of muscle mass (particularly important after 50 years of age).


Whether you’re at a demanding job or have a retirement schedule filled with favorite hobbies and people – MERITENE Strength & Vitality offers you a convenient, tasty way to help you stay at your best.

Key features

Special blend of 7 minerals

  • Magnesium contributes to reduction of tiredness and fatigue
  • Potassium, helps normal muscle function
  • Zinc supports protection of cells from oxidative stress
  • Selenium
  • Iron contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism
  • Calcium
  • Phosphorus

Rich in 12 Vitamins

  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin K
  • Thiamine (Vitamin B1)
  • Vitamin D contributes to maintaining of normal muscle function
  • Vitamin C, Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folic Acid, Vitamin B12, Pantothenic acid contribute to reduction of tiredness and fatigue

Other benefits

  • No added sugar; only naturally occurring sugar
  • Low in fat*
  • Less than 100 kcal per serving*
  • Gluten-free-
Non-GMO Ingredients*
*Serving prepared with 30g of product (Vanilla) + 200 ml of water MERITENE®

Strength & Vitality is available in tasty chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, and coffee flavors. It is also available in Neutral flavor – an ideal way to enrich cereals, soups, yogurts or your favorite dishes without impacting taste or texture. (Check out our recipes.)

Recommended usage

Make MERITENE Strength & Vitality part of every day.
Enjoy 1 sachet per day at the start of each day or between meals.
1. Thoroughly mix the content of 30 g (1 sachet or 3 table spoon) in a glass of water or milk (200ml)
2. Stir until completely dissolved
3. Enjoy right away, or refrigerate and use within 24 hours.

For more variety, add it to cereals, soups or yogurts, or mix it into a favorite dish (visit our recipe ideas). MERITENE Strength & Vitality is not intended to substitute main meals and should be consumed as part of a balanced and varied diet and healthy lifestyle.
Do not exceed recommended daily dose.

Nutritional profile 

Nutritional profile for chocolate flavored powder.
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Scientific References
  • Huskisson, E., Maggini, S. & Ruf, M. The role of vitamins and minerals in energy metabolism and well-being. J Int Medical Res 35, 277-289 (2007).
  • Depeint, F., Bruce, W.R., Shangari, N., Mehta, R. & O’Brien, P.J. Mitochondrial function and toxicity: role of the B vitamin family on mitochondrial energy metabolism. Chem-Biol Interact 163, 94-112 (2006).
  • Houston, D.K. et al. Dietary protein intake is associated with lean mass change in older, community-dwelling adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study. Am J Clin Nutr 87, 150-155 (2008).
  • Bauer, J. et al. Evidence-based recommendations for optimal dietary protein intake in older people: a position paper from the PROT-AGE Study Group. J Am Med Dir Assoc 14, 542-59 (2013).
  • Hardy, S.E. & Studenski, S.A. Qualities of fatigue and associated chronic conditions among older adults. J Pain Symptom Manage 39, 1033-42 (2010)
Questions and Answers

What type of protein is used in MERITENE Strength & Vitality?

Meritene Strength & Vitality contains high quality protein obtained from skimmed milk. Examples of such major cow milk protein are caseins, β-lactoglobulin and α-lactalbumin. These high quality proteins are composed of essential amino acids and are more easily digestible.

Does Meritene Strength & Vitality contain sugar?

No, Meritene Strength & Vitality does not contain any added sugar. The sugars in this products are naturally present in the milk, its main ingredient. Meritene Strength Vitality contains similar amount of sugar as semi-skimmed milk powder.

Can Meritene Strength & Vitality be recommended to individuals with lactose intolerance?

Meritene Strength & Vitality contains lactose (45g of lactose for 100g of product). It’s therefore not suitable for people with lactose intolerance.


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MERITENE® is a range of scientifically-formulated nutritional solutions designed especially to address the needs of healthy agers. Our products are appreciated by those who are 50+ who take a proactive approach to managing their health. They are busy and want a little help to stay at their best physically and mentally.

Each MERITENE® delivers a selected blend of one or more nutrients such as high quality protein, essential vitamins and minerals, antioxidants and dietary fibre.

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