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Product Formulation

Formulated with 37 nutrients, PediaSure® provides complete, balanced nutrition for children age 2 years and above to help support growth, especially for fussy eating kids who typically5:

  1. Eat very little
  2. Accept/eat only a few types of food
  3. Eat few fruits and vegetables
  4. Refuse to try new foods
  5. Prolong mealtimes

PediaSure also provides nutrition for children who:

  1. Are active in physical activities
  2. Need a nutritious snack or supplement
  3. Suffer from/Have Infections
Height and weight
Growth Nutrients to help support Height and weight gain *
  • Carbohydrates: Provides energy
  • Protein: helps support muscle development
  • Calcium, vitamin D, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin K: supports bone development
  • B complex vitamins: supports energy metabolism
  • Contains Milk Protein which provides all essential amino acids
Immunity
Immunonutrients to help support Immunity
  • Vitamin C, E, Zinc and selenium: These are known “Antioxidants” to fight against free radicals
  • Probiotics (Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus acidophilus) are good bacteria’s which helps support gut health and immunity
  • Fructo-oligosachharide a known prebiotic fiber are food for good bacterias, which support gut health and immunity
  • Also contains Copper to support Immunity
Brain development
Neuronutrients to help support Brain development
  • Essential fatty acids i.e. Alpha Linolenic acid (ALA) and Linoleic acid (LA) are required to support optimal brain development
  • ALA is also a precursor for Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) which is found in brain and retina and is important for brain and visual development
  • Iron is an important component of Hemoglobin which helps supply oxygen to brain and also helps myelin sheath formation. This is important for optimal brain development & function
  • It also contains Vitamin B12, Folic Acid , Iodine, Choline & Taurine which supports brain development
References:
  1. Kerzner B et al. A Practical Approach to Classifying and Managing Feeding Difficulties. Pediatrics 2015;135;344

    *- Results may vary in children at nutritional risk given nutritional counseling with or without nutritional supplementation for 90 days. 1)Alarcon P. Clin Pediatr.2003;42:209-217 ( ONS group consuming 40 mL/kg/day of PediaSure in addition to a normal diet showed an increase in both weight and height) and 2)Shaikh I. Malaysian Journal of Nutrition, Vol 21, Suppl, Jan 2015. Pg S81 (Among children with upper respiratory infections, the ONS group consuming 1-2 servings per day of PediaSure in addition to a normal diet showed an increase in weight)

  2. Innis SM. Dietary omega 3 fatty acids and the developing brain. Brain Res. 2008. 1237; 35–43.
  3. Kuratko C et al. The Relationship of Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) with Learning and Behavior in Healthy Children: A Review. Nutrients 2013, 5, 2777-2810
  4. In Contemporary Nutrition: Issues and Insights, fifth edition; 2003; part 3: 239-339
  5. In Krause's Food and the Nutrition Care Process, 13th Edition; 2012; Chapter 3: pages 32-128
  6. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 23;2010
  7. Nutritive values of Indian foods, ICMR; 2012