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MEGMILK SNOW BRAND Pure features

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MEGMILK SNOW BRAND Pure is a baby formula
which can safely be used as a breast milk substitute
when breast milk cannot be fed or cannot be provided
in sufficient quantities.
It is suited for children from age 0 to 1 year old.

Protein

  • Incorporated appropriate amounts of protein and adjusted its compositions to be much closer to that of breast milk than dairy milk.
  • Include taurine, which contributes to brain and nervous system development and maintenance of retinal function.
Protein composition (%)

Fats

  • Adjusted the ratio of lipid-derived energy to more appropriate level.
  • Adjusted n-6 and n-3 polyvalent unsaturated fatty acid ratios to more appropriate level.
  • Added DHA which is important for brain and retina development.
  • Added phospholipids which are important for the nursing stage.
  • Added choline, which is found in breast milk and is a structural component of acetylcholine, which is a neurotransmitter.
Energy balance of each nutrient

Carbohydrates

  • Added galacto-oligosaccharides, which are excellent growth factors for bifidus bacterium found in breast milk.
  • Added sialic acid, which is found in breast milk and contributes to protection against infection.

Nucleotides

  • Added nucleotides, which are semi-essential nutrients, in the ratios in which they are found in breast milk.
Nucleotide content in MEGMILK SNOW BRAND Pure and breast milk

Vitamins & minerals

  • Added appropriate amounts of water-soluble vitamins and fat-soluble vitamins.
  • Added the biotin required during the nursing period.
  • Adjusted levels of vitamin K, which is essential for infant development, to colostrum (first milk) levels.
  • Added beta-Carotene, which converts into vitamin A inside the body, at the levels found in breast milk.
  • Adjusted mineral amounts and balance to match breast milk in consideration of the immature physiological and metabolism functions in infants.
  • Adjusted osmotic pressure to match breast milk.
Mineral balance of breast milk, MEGMILK SNOW BRAND Pure, and dairy milk
Vitamin intake

 

MEGMILK SNOW BRAND Pure

Dietary

Reference Intake (guideline amounts)

0 to 5 months old

Vitamin A

(μgRE)

456 300

Vitamin D (μg)

8.6 5.0

Vitamin E (mg)

4.6 3.0

Vitamin K (μg)

23.3 4

Vitamin B1(mg)

0.4 0.1

Vitamin B2(mg)

0.8 0.3

Vitamin B6(mg)

0.4 0.2

Vitamin B12 (μg)

1.6 0.4
Vitamin C (mg) 66 40

Niacin (mg)

4.4 2
Pantothenic acid (mg) 4.1 4
Folic acid (μg) 101 40
Biotin (μg) 15.2 4

(Feeding amount per 1 day calculated as 780 ml/1 day)
*Produced by modifying the "Japanese Dietary Reference Intake (2020 Edition)" (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) ( https://www.mhlw.go.jp/content/10904750/000586553.pdf )

Mineral intake

 

MEGMILK

SNOW BRAND

Pure

Dietary

Reference Intake

(guideline amounts)

0 to 5 months old

Calcium (mg)

355 200
Phosphorus (mg) 203 120
Iron (mg) 6.3 0.5
Sodium (mg) 152 100
Potassium (mg) 507 400

Magnesium (mg)

38 20

Copper (mg)

0.32 0.3
Zinc (mg)

3

2

(Feeding amount per 1 day calculated as 780 ml/1 day)
*Produced by modifying the "Japanese Dietary Reference Intake (2020 Edition)" (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) ( https://www.mhlw.go.jp/content/10904750/000586553.pdf )

Formula concentration

  • Baby formula with osmotic pressure adjusted to match breast milk and suited to the digestion, absorption, and metabolic function of infants.
Osmotic pressure of breast milk,
MEGMILK SNOW BRAND Pure, and dairy milk
(measure with an Advanced Osmometer)

MEGMILK SNOW BRAND Touch features

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MEGMILK SNOW BRAND Touch is a follow-up formula with a good balance of the nutrients required for infants from 9 months old to 3 years old.

Protein

  • Adjusted protein amount and quality according to nursing child growth.
Protein content

Fat

  • Adjusted the amount of fats to secure energy which can be lacking during the weaning period.
  • Adjusted n-6 and n-3 polyvalent unsaturated fatty acid ratios, and linoleic acid and α-linolenic acid ratios to more appropriate ratios.
  • Added DHA which is important for brain and retina development.
  • Added phospholipids which are important for the nursing stage.
Energy intake and estimated required amounts

*Produced by modifying the "Japanese Dietary Reference Intake (2020 Edition)" (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) ( https://www.mhlw.go.jp/content/10904750/000586553.pdf )

Carbohydrates

  • Added galacto-oligosaccharides which increase the quantity of bifidus bacterium that are important for maintaining intestinal health.

Nucleotides

  • Added nucleotides, which are semi-essential nutrients, in the ratios in which they are found in breast milk.
Nucleotide content in MEGMILK SNOW BRAND Touch

Vitamins & minerals

  • Fortified the amount of iron which can be deficient during the weaning period, and the vitamin C which promotes absorption of iron.
  • Adjusted calcium to be closer to dairy milk content.
  • Added beta-Carotene which is also a vitamin A precursor.
  • Added a good balance of other vitamins and minerals.
Iron intake and Dietary Reference Intake

*Produced by modifying the "Japanese Dietary Reference Intake (2020 Edition)" (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) ( https://www.mhlw.go.jp/content/10904750/000586553.pdf )

Calcium intake and Dietary Reference Intake

*Produced by modifying the "Japanese Dietary Reference Intake (2020 Edition)" (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) ( https://www.mhlw.go.jp/content/10904750/000586553.pdf )

Vitamin and mineral intake when using both MEGMILK SNOW BRAND Touch and weaning food

 

Derived from

MEGMILK

SNOW BRAND

Touch

Derived from

weaning food

9 to 11 months old

Intake

totals

6 to 11 months old

intake standards

Recommended

amount

Guideline

amount

Upper

tolerance

limit

Vitamin A (μgRE)

231 426 657   400 600
Vitamin D (μg) 4.6 2 6.6   5.0 25
Vitamin E (mg) 3.7 2.4 6.1   4.0  
Vitamin K (μg) 11.5 69 80.5   7  
Vitamin B1 (mg) 0.5 0.2 0.7   0.2  
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.5 0.3 0.8   0.4  
Vitamin B6 (mg) 2.8 0.4 3.2   0.3  
Vitamin B12 (μg)

0.9

1.1 2.0   0.5  
Vitamin C (mg) 38.6 43.9 82.5   40  
Niacin (mg) 3.2 3.5 6.7   3  
Pantothenic acid (mg) 3.7 1.7 5.4   5  
Folic acid (μg) 77.1 96.1 173.2   60  
Calcium (mg) 450 187 637   250  
Phosphorus (mg) 243 276 519   260  
Iron (mg) 6.0

2.3

8.3 5.0/4.5    
Sodium (mg) 129 734 863   600  
Potassium (mg) 450 741 1191   700  
Magnesium (mg) 51.4 68.9 120.3   60  

(Feeding amount calculated as 459 ml/1 day)
*Produced by modifying the "Japanese Dietary Reference Intake (2020 Edition)" (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) ( https://www.mhlw.go.jp/content/10904750/000586553.pdf )

Dissolves easily! A natural flavor that is not too sweet