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Infant milk: the rules

You can not or do not want to breastfeed ... Rest assured, infant milks provide a satisfactory answer to the infant's nutritional needs, as explained by Patrick Tounian.

The health recommendations keep reminding us: breast milk is the ideal food for the nutritional needs of the first months. You know it, but you can not or do not want to breastfeed your baby. Patrick Tounian explains how infant milks provide a satisfactory answer to the nutritional needs of infants.

At the height of infantile milks?

  • For many years, the composition of infant formula has continued to evolve.
  • "The major improvements in the composition of infant formula have had three major priorities, says the expert in infant nutrition. First, get as close as possible to the composition of breast milk. Secondly, to fight against the frequent disorders of the digestion of the infant, like the colics, the regurgitations, the constipation. And third, try, as is the case for milks with probiotics and prebiotics, to play a preventive role in the development of certain pathologies, such as allergies, gastroenteritis. "
  • If their advertising claims are not all validated by scientific publications, Infant milks are subject to extremely strict and precise regulations, which, among other things, fix the minimum and maximum proportions of constituents used in their composition.
  • Carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, trace elements (iron, zinc, calcium ...), mineral salts, vitamins A, B, C, D ... and even K! Essential fatty acids, AGEs, necessary for the development of your brain, with DHA in pole position ...
  • Rest assured, they contain all that is necessary to effectively cover the nutritional needs of your baby!

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