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Table 1 Nutrient composition per 100 kcal

From: Growth and tolerance of healthy, term infants fed lower protein extensively hydrolyzed or amino acid-based formula: double-blind, randomized, controlled trial

Nutrient Study Formula, target values
Controla EHFa,b AAF
Total Protein, gc 2.8 2.4
Protein Equivalent, gd 2.4
Total Fat, ge 5.3 5.3 5.3
Linoleic acid, mg 860 860 860
α-Linolenic acid, mg 80 80 80
ARA, mg 34 34 34
DHA, mg 17 17 17
Total Carbohydrate, gf 10.3 10.7 10.7
Vitamin A, IU 300 300 300
Vitamin D, IU 50 50 50
Vitamin E, IU 2 2 2
Vitamin K, mcg 9 9 8
Thiamin, mcg 80 80 80
Riboflavin, mcg 90 90 90
Vitamin B6, mcg 60 60 60
Vitamin B12, mcg 0.3 0.3 0.3
Niacin, mcg 1000 1000 1000
Folic Acid, mcg 16 16 16
Pantothenic Acid, mcg 500 500 500
Biotin, mcg 3 3 3
Vitamin C, mg 12 12 12
Choline, mg 24 24 24
Inositol, mg 17 17 17
Calcium, mg 94 94 94
Phosphorus, mg 52 52 52
Magnesium, mg 8 8 11
Iron, mg 1.8 1.8 1.8
Zinc, mg 1 1 1
Manganese, mcg 25 25 60
Copper, mcg 75 75 75
Iodine, mcg 15 15 15
Selenium, mcg 2.8 2.8 2.8
Sodium, mg 47 41 43
Potassium, mg 110 104 110
Chloride, mg 86 81 79
  1. a Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG
  2. b Sources of protein: casein hydrolysate, L-cystine, L-tyrosine, L-tryptophan
  3. c Exempt infant formula [16]
  4. d 100% Free amino acids
  5. e Sources of fat: Blend of palm olein, soy, coconut, and high oleic sunflower oils; single cell oils as a source of ARA and DHA
  6. f Sources of carbohydrate for Control and EHF: corn syrup solids, modified corn starch and for AAF: corn syrup solids, modified tapioca starch