The Ensure Active High Protein Vanilla Nutrition Shake is part of the Healthy snack
test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Healthy snack
models like the Active High Protein Vanilla Nutrition Shake are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Nutrition score: Nutrition Score is based on values for energy density (calories per gram of food), total fat, saturated fat, trans fat, sodium, sugars, iron, calcium and dietary fiber per serving. Nutrient values are based on federal dietary guidelines. In determining the nutrition score, extra weighting may be given to nutrients which are influential, either positive or negative, to the food category.
Sensory score: Sensory score is based on flavor and texture attributes measured by trained tasters.
Price per serving: Price per serving is calculated from the approximate retail price and the manufacturer's number of servings per package.