TABLE B-1 Composition of Selected Formulas Marketed for Feeding to Term Infants in the United States

 

Milk-Based

 

Component

Lactose Free

Whey Predominant

Contain DHA and ARAa

Protein equivalent (g)

14

14–16

14

Fat (g)

31–37

36–37

36–37

Fatty acids

DHA (%)

NAb

NA

0.15

ARA (%)

NA

NA

0.40

Polyunsaturated (%)

22

Saturated (%)

45

Monounsaturated (%)

33–38

Linoleic (mg)

8,784

3,360–6,205

5,810–6,757

Carbohydrate (g)

72–74

71–81

73–74

Minerals

Calcium (mg)

550–568

423–527

527

Phosphorus (mg)

370–378

263–358

284–358

Magnesium (mg)

41–540

47–54

41–54

Iron (mg)

12

11–12

12

Zinc (mg)

5–7

4–7

5–7

Manganese (µg)

34–101

51–101

34–101

Copper (µg)

510–608

470–584

527–608

Iodine (µg)

61–101

11–68

41–68

Selenium (µg)

15–19

14–19

12–19

Sodium (mg)

200–203

148–182

162–182

Potassium (mg)

723–740

558–730

709–730

Chloride (mg)

439–450

376–431

426–439

Vitamins

Vitamin A (IU)

2,000–2027

2,016–2,190

2,027

Vitamin D (IU)

405–410

403–438

228–405

Vitamin E (IU)

14–20

9–15

10–13

Vitamin K (µg)

54

54–60

54

Thiamin (µg)

540–676

438–672

541–676

Riboflavin (µg)

950–1,014

946–1,008

946–1,014

Niacin (µg)

6,800–7,095

5,475–6,757

6,757–7,095

Vitamin B6 (µg)

405–410

405–548

405

Folic Acid (µg)

101–108

50–110

101–108

Vitamin B12 (µg)

2

1.3–2

2

Pantothenic acid (µg)

3,041–3,400

2,117–3,378

3,040–3,378

Biotin (µg)

20–30

15–35

20–30

Vitamin C (mg)

61–81

57–81

61–81

Other nutrients

Choline (mg)

81–108

81–101

81–108

Inositol (mg)

29–115

28–131

32–41

Nucleotides (mg)

28–34

Potential renal solute load (mOsm/L)

132–180

99–132

270

NOTE: Nutrient unit/L, unless otherwise noted.

aDHA = docosahexaenoic acid, ARA = arachidonic acid.

bNA = not applicable.

c—= not available.

SOURCE: Melanie Fairchild-Dzanis, personal communication, Nestle (August 26, 2002); IOM (1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004); Mead Johnson Nutritionals (1999); Ross Products Division (2001), Anna Skulimowski, personal communication, Wyeth Nutrition (August 26, 2002, and December 11, 2002).



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