Ensure® Availability Update
Recent shortages across the nutritional supplement drink category have caused stress and inconvenience for many Canadians. We apologize for the impact this has had. Product supply is being restocked and Ensure® should now be available more consistently. To support Canadians who rely on these products for their nutritional needs, we encourage you to consider others in a similar situation and avoid stockpiling. We appreciate your patience and loyalty.
Incorporating Ensure® meal replacement drinks into your diet is a great way to get extra nutrients. If your question is not answered here, please contact us.
If you register to the Ensure® Club, you will get up to $100 in coupons and bonuses.
Ensure® and Glucerna® both provide complete, balanced nutrition including protein and 26 vitamins and minerals. Glucerna® is specifically designed for people with diabetes. For more information, please visit glucerna.ca.
Yes. All Ensure® products are gluten-free.
Yes. All Ensure® products are formulated as Kosher.
Ensure® products are available in most pharmacies, grocery stores, and major stores across Canada. Refer to the Shop Now section to find the closest store to you or to buy the product of your choice online.
Ensure® products provide complete, balanced nutrition. Ensure® products can be used daily. Individual needs depend on many factors such as age, gender, level of physical activity, or health status. Please consult your health care professional for details related to your health.
Ensure® products can be consumed by pregnant and lactating women to help meet their nutritional needs. Pregnant and lactating women should always follow the medical advice of their health care providers and consult their doctor if they plan on consuming more than one serving per day. Abbott Nutrition also offers Similac® Mom, a product for pregnant and breastfeeding women.
Yes, all Ensure® products contain milk protein. These proteins are derived from cow's milk.
Yes. Ensure® products provide complete, balanced nutrition and, in appropriate amounts, can be used as meal replacements.
All of our Ensure® products contain less than 500 mg of lactose per serving. Compared to a glass of milk, which has 10000-12000 mg of lactose per serving, the amount of lactose in Ensure® is clinically insignificant. Therefore, Ensure® is suitable for most people with lactose intolerance.
We would like to answer your question as efficiently as possible. Based on our experience, a quick phone call would serve you better. Ensure® provides complete, balanced nutrition with protein and 26 vitamins and minerals your body needs to help stay healthy, active, and energetic. All of our Ensure® products are well-balanced in terms of carbohydrates, protein, and fat. Sucrose is a type of carbohydrate. Carbohydrates are essential for normal body functions.
All of our Ensure® products are well balanced in terms of carbohydrates, protein and fat. Ensure® High Protein [16 g of protein] provides complete nutrition, is high in protein, has fewer Calories† and contains a blend of sweeteners (sucralose and acesulfame-potassium) for taste, while reducing the amount of sugar and calories.
* From a survey of 1,038 independent-living adults aged 50+ who added 1 serving of Ensure® Protein Max 30 g per day for at least 5 days over a 2-week period, compared to control group (p<0.0001).
Canadian formulation is similar to the one used in the survey. Applies to Chocolate and Vanilla flavours.
† Compared to one serving (235 mL) of Ensure® Regular.
‡ Per 330-mL serving.
§ Brand of oral nutritional supplements.