The main ingredients in a Vanilla Ensure Plus Nutrition Shake include water, corn maltodextrin, sugar, milk protein concentrate, canola oil, corn oil and soy protein isolate. Other flavors may contain different main ingredients, such as the Milk Chocolate and Dark Chocolate Ensure Plus Nutrition Shakes, which both include cocoa powder. Those who are allergic to milk or soy should avoid Ensure Plus Nutrition Shakes, because they contain milk and soy ingredients.
Ensure Plus Vanilla Protein Shakes also contain 0.5 percent or less of the following ingredients: whey protein concentrate, magnesium phosphate, potassium citrate, natural and artificial flavors, sodium citrate, soy lecithin, calcium phosphate, potassium chloride, chlorine chloride, ascorbic acid, salt, carrageenan, potassium hydroxide, ferrous sulfate, dl-alpha-tocopheryl acetate, zinc sulfate, niacinamide, manganese sulfate, calcium pantothenate, cupric sulfate, vitamin A palmitate, thiamine chloride hydrochloride, pyridoxine hydrochloride, riboflavin, chromium chloride, folic acid, sodium molybdate, biotin, sodium selenate, potassium iodide, phylloquinone, vitamin D3 and cyanocobalamin.
Other flavors of Ensure Plus Protein Shakes may contain various different minor ingredients, such as dies (FD&C Red #3) or cocoa powder.
All of the Ensure Plus Protein Shakes contain a number of added vitamins and minerals, including vitamins A, C, D, E, K, B6 and B12, as well as calcium, iron, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, biotin, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, iodine, magnesium, zinc, selenium, copper, manganese, chromium, molybdenum, chloride and choline.