From the product description for this toddler formula:
“Enfamil baby formula has undergone several significant changes since it was invented. Each change brings Enfamil baby formula nutritionally closer to breast milk…”
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This product appears to be aimed at parents of normal toddlers (12-36 months) who are picky eaters (all of them, right?)
As your child grows from an infant to a toddler, he’s probably becoming pickier about what he eats. Now more than ever, ensuring that he gets complete nutrition can be a challenge.
Here’s a comparison of calories and sugar content for several types of milk drinks:
|Calories (per 8 oz)||Sugar (per 8 oz)|
|Chocolate Enfagrow (150 cal, 19 g sugar per 6 oz serving)||200||25 g|
|Chocolate Pediasure||240||23 g|
|Nesquick chocolate low fat milk||170||28 g|
|Plain 2% cow’s milk||122||12 g|
|Plain whole (3.25%) cow’s milk||146||13 g|
|Similac Advance infant formula
(100 cal/5 oz, lactose is 95% of 11.2 g carbs/5 oz)
(20-22 cal/oz, ~70 g/L lactose= ~2 g/oz lactose,
ref: Lawrence 2005)
What do you think? Will a product like this encourage childhood obesity?