Frequently asked questions
Ovaltine Sleep is a unique product formula and is rich in magnesium and is specially formulated with 8 vitamins and minerals available in 'dreamy' vanilla and 'calming' choc flavours. Ovaltine Lasting Energy is a different choc malt formula that is specially formulated with 8 vitamins and minerals and is low in GI for lasting energy.
Ovaltine Sleep is a unique product formula and is rich in magnesium and is specially formulated with 8 vitamins and minerals available in 'dreamy' vanilla and 'calming' choc flavours. Ovaltine Light Break is a different choc malt formula that is designed to be prepared with water so that it is 99% fat free.
Magnesium has many benefits including contributing to normal growth and development in children, contributes to normal energy metabolism, it is necessary for normal nerve and muscle function and necessary for teeth and bone structure.
The Glycaemic Index (GI) is the scientifically proven way of ranking carbohydrates, like breads, breakfast cereals, rice, pasta, noodles, fruit, starchy vegetables, legumes, milk and yoghurt according to how they affect your blood glucose (sugar) levels. Carbohydrates with a low GI (55 or less) will make your blood glucose rise slowly and fall gently over a longer time. For more information on GI please refer to the GI Symbol website https://www.gisymbol.com/.
Ovaltine is manufactured locally in Melbourne Australia with imported and local ingredients.
Having one 200mL glass/mug of Ovaltine and milk helps meet the daily requirements as set out in the nutritional information panel, and supports a balanced diet.
Ovaltine Sleep calming choc has 16.8g per serve including skim milk
Ovaltine Sleep dreamy vanilla has 16.8g per serve including skim milk
Ovaltine Lasting Energy has 18.8g per serve including skim milk
Ovaltine Light Break has 8.9g per serve when prepared with water
Sugar is naturally occurring in milk (lactose) and malt extract (maltose) which are both ingredients of Ovaltine. There is a small amount of sugar provided by the maltodextrin. Lasting Energy and Light Break each contain added sugar from cane sugar.
Ovaltine Lasting Energy package design has been updated, but there are no changes to the product recipe. Ovaltine Lasting Energy continues to be specially formulated with 8 vitamins & minerals and is low GI for lasting energy.