Iodine- Essential for healthy thyroid function
Iodine is particularly important for infants because they require more iodine per pound of body weight than adults. Iodine is necessary for the development of the thyroid gland, which regulates metabolism, growth, and development.
Vitamin D - A vital nutrient for bone growth and development
Vitamin D is a mandatory ingredient in infant formula as it plays a vital role in bone growth and development. Babies who are exclusively breastfed may not get enough vitamin D from breast milk alone because the amount of vitamin D in breast milk is not always sufficient.
Palm Oil - Adverse Health and Environmental Impacts
Palm oil is a common ingredient in nearly all US manufactured baby formula despite its adverse environmental and health impacts, and there being many superior, widely available alternatives.
Nannycare – Britain’s First Official goat’s milk based formula
Nannycare continues to go above and beyond the regulations and guidelines by conducting ongoing clinical trials to support its innovation, and maintain its reputation for safety, quality, and the best tasting formula that babies love to drink.
Sunflower Lecithin the healthier alternative to Soy Lecithin
It is important to note that soy lecithin is not an essential ingredient in baby formula. Sunflower lecithin is a healthier alternative, though as it is more costly to manufacture it is not commonly found in US baby formula.
A2 milk – Lets go back to the original manuscript
A2 milk-based formula is an excellent option for babies who experience ongoing issues such as excess spit up, diarrhea, constipation, gas, and tummy pain with traditional cow's milk formula.
It is more easily digestible and is closer to human milk proteins than traditional cow's milk formula.
Maltodextrin - An overview of risks, benefits and regulations
Maltodextrin is commonly found in baby formula as a source of carbohydrates, which are essential for providing energy and supporting growth and development in infants.
Sugar and Carbs in Baby Formula: Understanding the Roles and Controversies
Sugar and carbohydrates play an important role in providing energy to babies. The primary source of energy in baby formula is lactose, a type of sugar found in breast milk. Lactose is a simple carbohydrate that is easily digestible and provides energy to the baby's developing body.
Brain and Eye Development: The Benefits of DHA and ARA in Baby Formula
DHA and ARA are two essential fatty acids that are found in breast milk and play an important role in the growth and development of a baby's brain and eyesight.