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ABBOTT NUTRITION Infant formula Food Facts
Infant formula, ABBOTT NUTRITION, SIMILAC, NATURAL CARE, ADVANCE, ready-to-feed, with ARA and DHA (formerly ROSS) food factsUSDA SR27 Database Food #03839 category baby-foods Food Products
of INF FORMULA, ABB NUT,SIMI,NAT CA,AD,RTF,W/ ARA & DHA
Current Multiple = 1
**(573) ~Added vitamin E is RRR alpha tocopherol~ N ~Contains arachidonic acid (ARA, nutrient number 620) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA, nutrient number 621), fatty acids found in human breast milk.~ D
This food, briefly described as INF FORMULA, ABB NUT,SIMI,NAT CA,AD,RTF,W/ ARA & DHA, supplies an extra generous amount of the following vitamins, minerals and nutrients:
Energy This food has a high source of energy. The amount of energy is measured in joules or Calories (kilocals).
Protein is the major structural component of all cells in the body and function as enzymes in membranes as transport carriers and as some hormones. During digestion and absorption, dietary proteins are broken down into amino acids which become building blocks of these fuctional and structural compounds.
Total lipid (fat) This food has a higher than average amount of lipids (fat). Fat is required by the body, but some sources of fat are better than others. The fat types that are present in generous amounts (if any) are as follows: Fatty acids, total monounsaturated Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 18:3 undifferentiated Ω3 22:6 n-3 (DHA) Ω3 18:2 undifferentiated Ω6
Total Sugars should not exceed 25% of calorie intake Lactose
Calcium, Ca, is the essential role in blood clotting, muscle contraction, nerve transmission, bone and tooth formation Copper, Cu, is a component of enzymes in iron metabolism. Phosphorus, P, helps in the maintenance of PH, storage and transfer of energy and nucleotide synthesis. Zinc, Zn, is a component of multiple enzymes and proteins; involved in the regulation of gene expression.
Vitamin A, RAE is required for normal vision, gene expression, reduction, embryonic development and immune function Vitamin B-6 is a coenzyme to metabolize amino acids, glycogen and sphingoid bases. Vitamin B-12 prevents megabolastic anemia. Coenzyme in nucleic acid metabolism. Vitamin B-12, added is also present in this food. Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid aka Dehydroascorbic Acid is a protective antioxidant. Vitamin D aka Calciferol maintains serum calcium and phosphorus for bone health. Vitamin D (D2 + D3) is included also. Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) is a chain-breaking antioxidant. Vitamin E, added is included. Thiamin aka Vitamin B-1 Riboflavin aka Vitamin B-2 is a conenzyme in numerous redux reactions. Niacin is a coenzyme in metabolism of Carbohydrates and branched amino acids. Pantothenic acid is a coenzyme in fatty acid metabolism. Folate, total is a coenzyme in the metabolism of nucleic and amino acids. Folate prevents megaloblastic anemia. Retinol is present in a significant amount. Folic acid Folate, DFE Fatty acids, total saturated Cholesterol