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Curious about our ingredients and why we use them?

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Why do you use soy?

We use soy protein isolate in our formulas because it’s an excellent source of high-quality, plant-based protein! Soy is also a complete source of protein, which means it contains all the essential amino acids needed for healthy, functioning bodies.

Is Soylent made with GMOs?

We believe modern food processing can be a safe and economic option for food production when complete nutrition is at the forefront. We use scientific methods in food design and production to fill in the gaps in your day -- and your diet. GMO crops c

Does Soylent contain any artificial flavors?

Our Complete Meal shakes in the US have no artificial flavors. Our Complete Protein and Soylent Squared bars also contain all natural flavors. We wanted to use the latest in flavor and flavor masking technology with our optimized formulas and there a

Does Soylent contain any artificial sweeteners?

We use a carbohydrate blend that includes Allulose. Allulose is a naturally occurring low-calorie carbohydrate that offers the taste and mouthfeel of sugar with 1/10th the calories and no added sugar. It does not raise blood glucose or insulin levels

Does Soylent contain turmeric or other spices?

We do not use the spice, Turmeric, as an ingredient in our products.  While some research may show health benefits from using turmeric, Soylent has not specifically evaluated turmeric for inclusion in our formulas at this time. Turmeric also has a wa

What are the 39 essential nutrients?

28 Vitamins & Minerals Biotin Chromium Iron Niacin Riboflavin B2 Vitamin A Vitamin D2 Calcium Copper Magnesium Pantothenic Acid B5 Selenium Vitamin B12 Vitamin E Chloride Folic Acid Manganese Phosphorus Sodium Vitamin B6 Vitamin K1 Choli

What are macronutrients?

Macronutrients include proteins, carbohydrates, and healthy fats. They are nutrients that provide calories (or energy) to the body. Macronutrients need to be consumed regularly and in large amounts to maintain key body functions, energy levels, and g

What are micronutrients?

Soylent products round out their “complete nutrition” profile by offering a balanced meal’s worth of micronutrients (vitamins and minerals). Each of the 28 vitamins and minerals in Soylent has been identified as essential by the FDA for an average pe

What are nootropics?

Nootropic is a term used to refer to molecules and herbal extracts that can modulate cognitive abilities or that may have a positive impact on mental skills. Different nootropics will impact different cognitive functions such as improving your abilit

What is Allulose?

Allulose is a naturally occurring low-calorie sweetening ingredient that offers the taste and mouthfeel of sugar with much fewer calories and no added sugar. Allulose is considered a “rare sugar”, not an artificial sweetener because it’s naturally fo

What is Sucralose?

Soylent contains a very small amount of the non-caloric sweetener Sucralose. We use just enough to help mask the tart flavor of our vitamin mixes and also to provide a more cohesive taste and texture profile. This allows for a neutral but palatable b

How much fat is in Soylent?

Fat is a slow-burning, long-term source of energy that helps keep you satiated for longer. Soylent products contain sustainably sourced canola and sunflower oils, which provide omega-3s and omega-6s, low saturated fat, and 0g of trans fat per serving

How much caffeine is in Soylent?

Caffeine is found naturally in cocoa beans, so all of our products that include chocolate contain low levels of naturally occurring caffeine -- around 15mg or less. Here’s a quick breakdown of some of our “coffiest” shakes (see what we did there?) to

How much sugar is in Soylent?

All of our optimized ready-to-drink formulas contain less than 1g total sugar. Soylent Complete Energy contains 3g of total sugar which is the highest in our product line but lower than many caffeinated drinks. Complete Energy is sweetened with a low

Why is there less sugar, but no change in calories or servings?

Our carbohydrate blend, which includes allulose, contributes little to calories and mediates the body's insulin response to other carbohydrates for a steady release of energy. To make up for these lost calories, we increased the plant oils we use so