Answers to your questions on Thrive Ice Cream:
Q. What is Thrive Ice Cream and why is it unique?
A. Thrive Ice Cream is a nutritionally fortified ice cream that tastes great! A 6 fluid ounce serving contains 9 grams of protein, 6 grams of natural soluble fiber, 4 live probiotic cultures, and at least 25% RDA of 24 vitamins and minerals. Thrive Ice Cream is also certified kosher-dairy by the Orthodox Union and Real Dairy certified. Thrive Ice Cream does not contain any artificial colors, hormones or fillers.
Q. Is Thrive Ice Cream gluten free?
A. The ingredients in Thrive Ice Cream are gluten free. Testing by a nationally recognized certified laboratory has shown Thrive Ice Cream to contain less than 5ppm of gluten.
Q. Which allergens are present in Thrive Ice Cream?
A. Thrive Ice Cream contains milk and eggs.
Q. Is Thrive Ice Cream suitable for people who are lactose intolerant?
A. Thrive Ice Cream is suitable for individuals who are lactose intolerant. The milk protein isolate we use has had the lactose reduced through a filtration process so each 6-fluid ounce serving contains less than 3 grams of lactose.
Q. What flavors is Thrive Ice Cream available?
A. Creamy Vanilla, Fresh Strawberry, Simply Chocolate, and No Sugar Added Creamy Vanilla.
Q. What type of protein is used in Thrive Ice Cream?
A. Milk protein isolate is the primary source of protein in Thrive Ice Cream. We selected it because it is highly nutritious and easily digestible. The proteins include whey and casein in the same ratios as whole milk. Additional protein may be present as a result of cream and flavor components.
Q. What is the fiber source in Thrive Ice Cream?
A. Thrive Ice Cream contains 6 grams of natural soluble fiber, which has been proven by clinical studies to support and maintain good digestive health.
Q. What are the benefits associated with the probiotic cultures found in Thrive Ice Cream?
A. Thrive Ice Cream contains Bacillius Coagulens BGI-30 6086, L. acidophilus, Bifidobacterium and L. paracasei. Each strain offers unique benefits. Thrive Ice Cream is able to effectively provide probiotics because of how it’s manufactured. The probiotics are added to the ice cream after pasteurization, allowing the probiotics to remain live and active. The Ganeden BC-30 Probiotic has more than 20 studies showing improved protein absorption, digestive health and immune health.
Q. How is Thrive Ice Cream sweetened?
A. With the exception of No Sugar Added Thrive Ice Cream, the ice cream is sweetened with sucrose, a liquid sugar made from sugar cane and sugar beets and dextrose, both natural sugars. Our products do not contain high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). No Sugar Added Thrive Ice Cream is sweetened with maltitol, sucralose and acesulfame potassium.
Q. Does Thrive have a product suitable for diabetics?
A. Thrive No Sugar Added Creamy Vanilla is suitable for those with diabetes and others who want or need to reduce sugar intake. No Sugar Added Thrive Ice Cream contains the same nutrition and great taste with zero grams of added sugar.
Q. Is Thrive Ice Cream suitable for people with swallowing issues?
A. Thrive Ice Cream is ideal for those with dysphagia and other swallowing issues. It has been tested by a third party lab and found to fall in the IDDSI Level 2 and NDD nectar thick when melted.