Introduction: Plexus Lean™ Whey
Plexus Lean Whey is a supercharged meal replacement shake that delivers nutrition, energy, and weight loss benefits^ - all with a smooth creamy texture and two delicious flavor options.
Lean Whey is:
- Power packed with 15 grams of whey protein and two delectably smooth and mouthwatering flavors: Milk Chocolate and Creamy Vanilla,
- Packed with 24 essential vitamins and minerals so you have all the nutrition of a healthy meal in a convenient, easy-to-prepare shake,
- Formulated to be good for your gut, with 5g of dietary fiber per serving - including prebiotic fibers that promote the growth of good gut microbes, and
- Packed with plenty of protein and fiber to help you feel satisfied, you’re on your way to better health!
Product At A Glance
|Product Information Sheet|
|Creamy Vanilla, Milk Chocolate|
|Recommended Servings: 2x per day for weight loss^. 1x per day all other uses.|
|Best Time to Take: Anytime. Use as a satisfying meal or on-the-go snack.|
|Use with Other Plexus Products: Plexus Lean Whey is a great addition to any Plexus regimen. It's best used with the TriPlex Combo. The TriPlex is excellent for overall health and helps users lose weight^ while maintaining muscle.|
|Organic Sweeteners Only: Coconut sugar, stevia leaf extract, & natural flavors.|
|Soy-Free, Non-GMO, and Gluten Free.|
|Available Markets: U.S. & Canada|
Who should use Lean Whey
Plexus Lean Whey is the convenient meal replacement solution that delivers optimal nutrition and weight loss^ benefits, all with an incredible taste. It’s perfect for anyone looking for a healthy and convenient meal replacement or satisfying snack. Lean Whey is not recommended for use by children under 18 because the product was formulated to meet the nutritional needs of adults.
Lean Whey Meal Replacement Key Benefits:
- 15 g of rBGH-free† whey protein.
- 24 grams of protein when prepared with 8 oz. nonfat milk.
- Promotes weight loss^ and satisfies hunger.
- Helps to cut calories and lose weight^ while providing healthy nutrition.
- Supports digestive health.
- Excellent source of fiber.
- Contains a blend of proteins for fast and lasting satisfaction, and post-activity muscle support.
- Premium whey protein to help support lean muscle.
- Contains lecithin, a source of choline, along with the choline found in milk, to support brain health and more.
- Is low glycemic
Nourish Someone in Need
Plexus and Plexus Charities launched the Nourish One Initiative to help provide meals** to people who need them most. Here's how it works:
For every serving of Plexus Lean Whey you purchase, Plexus and Plexus Charities give a contribution to Feeding America. Feeding America partners with over 200 member food banks to help people in need.
Using Lean Whey
Here are the best ways to use Lean Whey.
|How to Use||When and how is the best way to use Lean Whey?||
Use Plexus Lean Whey as a meal replacement twice a day for weight loss^, once a day to maintain a healthy weight, or whenever as a snack.
|Mixing||How should Lean Whey be mixed?||
Add 2 level scoops to 8oz of nonfat milk or water & shake quickly for 10 seconds. Use a blender to add ice and/or fruit if desired. You can also use 1 level scoop with 4-6 fl oz of nonfat milk or water for a snack.
|Mix with Beverages||Can Plexus Lean Whey be mixed with other beverages?||
It's best served with cold, nonfat milk. However, feel free to substitute any other animal or plant milk. Note this affects the caloric value of the drink.
|Heating||Can Lean be heated for recipes without damaging the nutrients or protein?||
It is generally best to use these products as directed. Warming could affect the efficacy of the product and potency of the nutrients.
|Storage||Can Plexus products be stored in a refrigerator or a freezer?||
Yes, Plexus products can be safely stored in a refrigerator or freezer. However, keep in mind that storage in a refrigerator or freezer may cause clumping or changes in texture. If freezing a product, avoid excessive thawing and re-freezing in order to maintain potency of the active ingredients.
About the Formula
Here are some commonly asked questions about the formula for Lean Whey.
|Whey, Vegan, Vegetarian||What is the key ingredient difference between the Plexus Lean Whey, Vegan and Vegetarian formulas?||
|Caffeine||Is there caffeine or any other stimulants?||
No. There are no stimulants in Plexus Lean Whey.
|Folic Acid||Does Lean Whey use 5-MTHF instead of folic acid?||
Yes. Plexus Lean is formulated with the most bioavailable form, which everyone can utilize. Folic acid is a form of vitamin B9, also known as folate. It is vital for making red blood cells, aids health cell division and growth, and synthesizes and repairs DNA and RNA.
|Sweeteners||What sweeteners are used?||
Plexus Lean Whey is free from artificial sweeteners. Plexus uses organic, sustainably grown coconut sugar, stevia (rebaudioside A) leaf extract, and natural flavors for both chocolate and vanilla.
|Vitamins||Are there vitamins or minerals?||
Yes. 24 highly bioavailable vitamins and minerals including 5-MTHF Methylated Folate, Calcium, Zinc, Vitamins A, C, E and more.
|Bioavailbility||Are the ingredients bioavailable?||
Yes. The vitamins and minerals in Lean Whey are in highly bioavailable forms so they're more easily absorbed and better utilized by the body.
|Protein Source||What protein is used?||
Ultra-pure, rBGH-free≈ whey protein to support muscles and keep you full.
|Prebiotic||What is the prebiotic and protease enzyme blend and how is it beneficial?||
The prebiotic and protease enzyme blend in Plexus Lean includes guar gum, a prebiotic fiber that supports the microbiome and digestive enzymes derived from Aspergillus niger and Aspergillus oryzae, which contribute to digestive health.
|Vegetarian||Is Lean Whey vegetarian?||
Yes, it is vegetarian for vegetarians who consume whey (dairy source), but it is not vegan. The Plexus Lean Family also includes a plant-based vegetarian protein option with Lean Vegetarian, which is a good alternative for those who want to avoid dairy.
Manufacturing, Health, and Ingredients FAQs
The following are frequently asked questions and answers related to manufacturing, health, and ingredients.
|When it Comes to:||The Facts Are:|
|Using Beyond Expiration Date||
Plexus recommends the products be used within the expiration date for best efficacy and flavor. Although products can be safely consumed past the expiration date, it’s possible the flavor and amount of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients may diminish over time.
|Formulated for Adults||
Lean Whey is not recommended for use by children under 18 because the product was formulated to meet the nutritional needs of adults.
|Safety of Product||
Plexus meets or exceeds all regulatory standards and guidelines for product safety and efficacy. Plexus also takes great care in the manufacturing process to prevent allergen cross-contamination. View Article 0634.
|Any Allergen Concerns||
Whey protein is a byproduct of milk. Although the whey we use contains very little lactose, it would not be suitable for those who have a dairy allergy. Lean Whey is free from egg, peanut, soy, shellfish, tree nut, fish, and wheat allergens.
|Any Medical Concerns||
Anyone who has an allergy, injury, illness, or other medical condition should always consult with a physician prior to taking Plexus products or starting any exercise regimen. Also consult with your physician if you have any questions or concerns with medication interactions. View Article 0637.
|If Pregnant or Breastfeeding||
If you are pregnant or nursing you should consult your physician prior to beginning any new supplementation, diet or exercise program.
|Location of Lot Number & Expiration||
The lot number is a 6 digit number found on the back of the Plexus Lean Whey bag printed on the middle of the zipper seal at the top of the bag. The expiration date of the product will be under the lot number.
|^ When combined with a reduced calorie weight loss diet plan.|
|≈ No significant difference has been shown between milk derived from rBGH/bST-treated and non-rBGH/bST-treated cows.|
|**Every bag of Plexus Lean sold contributes a donation equivalent to 14 meals to Feeding America®, providing at least 1.5 million meals annually. Just $1 helps provide at least 10 meals secured by Feeding America® on behalf of local member food banks.|
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.