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Aptamil® Profutura Follow-On Formula
(6–12 months)

Aptamil Profutura 2 Follow-on Formula is a premium infant formula for babies from six months to 1 year of age, requiring a partial or complete breast milk substitute, as part of a mixed diet.


Features and Benefits

Aptamil Profutura contains a unique blend of scientifically researched ingredients to help build strong foundations for the immune system and brain, including Nutricia’s patented blend of prebiotics, probiotic Bifidobacterium breve M-16V and Omega-3 DHA fatty acid.

  1. IconimmunityImmune System

    Like Aptamil Gold+, the prebiotic component found in Aptamil Profutura has been clinically shown to provide sustained protection against infection, up to 2 years of age,1,2,3 and allergy up to 5 years of age2-5 when introduced within the first 6 months of life.

  2. Aptamil Profutura also contains the probiotic strain, Bifidobacterium breve M-16V. Bifidobacterium breve is one of the most commonly isolated bifidobacterial species found in breast milk.6

  3. IconbrainBrain

    Supports early neuro-function, vision and brain development through supplementation of long chain omega 3 fatty acids at higher levels within the recommended range.7-9


Indications

Healthy infants from 6 months as a partial or complete breast milk substitute.

Contraindications

Confirmed cows’ milk protein allergy, galactosaemia, lactose intolerance. Not for use for infants under 6 months.

Nutrition Information

Ingredients: Milk solids (whey powder, skim milk, lactose), vegetable oils [contains soy oil, antioxidant (ascorbyl palmitate, citric acid)], galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) from milk, dried omega 3 and omega 6 LCP oils (contains fish, dairy, soy), long chain polyfructose, choline chloride, emulsifier (soy lecithin), taurine, corn starch, probiotic Bifidobacterium breve M-16V, carnitine, inositol.
Vitamins: (A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, C, D3, E, K1), folate, biotin.
Minerals: Potassium, calcium, chloride, phosphorus, sodium, magnesium, iron, zinc, copper, iodine, manganese, selenium.
Nucleotides: Cytidine 5’ - monophosphate, uridine 5’ - monophosphate, adenosine 5’ - monophosphate, inosine 5’ - monophosphate, guanosine 5’ - monophosphate

Ingredients

Unit

Average Quantity per 100mL of Prepared Feed

Nutrition Information

  • Energy - kcal

  • Energy - kJ

  • Protein

  • Whey

  • Casein

  • Carbohydrate

  • Fat, total

  • kcal

  • kJ

  • g

  • %

  • %

  • g

  • g

  • 65

  • 273

  • 1.6

  • 58

  • 42

  • 6.9

  • 3.4

Omega LCPs #

  • Arachidonic Acid (AA,ω-6)

  • Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA,ω-3)

  • mg

  • mg

  • 14.2

  • 14.2

Minerals

  • Calcium

  • Phosphorus

  • Sodium

  • Potassium

  • Chloride

  • Magnesium

  • Iron

  • Zinc

  • Iodine

  • Manganese

  • Copper

  • Selenium

  • mg

  • mg

  • mg

  • mg

  • mg

  • mg

  • mg

  • mg

  • µg

  • µg

  • µg

  • µg

  • 75

  • 48

  • 23

  • 92

  • 52

  • 8.2

  • 1.0

  • 0.52

  • 13.2

  • 10.0

  • 47

  • 2.1

Vitamins

  • Vitamin A

  • Vitamin D3

  • Vitamin E

  • Vitamin K

  • Thiamin (B1)

  • Riboflavin (B2)

  • Vitamin B6

  • Vitamin B12

  • Niacin (B3)

  • Pantothenic acid (B5)

  • Biotin

  • Folate

  • Vitamin C

  • µg-RE

  • µg

  • mg-a-TE

  • µg

  • µg

  • µg

  • µg

  • µg

  • mg

  • mg

  • µg

  • µg

  • mg

  • 63

  • 0.82

  • 1.4

  • 5.7

  • 58

  • 135

  • 49

  • 0.27

  • 0.51

  • 0.40

  • 2.6

  • 12.2

  • 9.8

Prebiotic Oligosaccharides

  • GOS +

  • lc Polyfructose + +

  • g

  • g

  • 0.72

  • 0.08

Probiotics

  • Probiotics

  • Bifidobacterium Breve M-16V

Nucleotides

  • Cytidine 5'-monophosphate

  • Uridine 5'-monophosphate

  • Adenosine 5'-monophosphate

  • Inosine 5'-monophosphate

  • Guanosine 5'-monophosphate

  • mg

  • mg

  • mg

  • mg

  • mg

  • 1.1

  • 0.86

  • 0.72

  • 0.49

  • 0.25

Others

  • Choline

  • Taurine

  • Inositol

  • L-Carnitine

  • mg

  • mg

  • mg

  • mg

  • 17.6

  • 6.1

  • 5.1

  • 1.9

Other Product Information

  • Scoop weight (g of powder per scoop)

  • Dilution

  • g

  • 7.6

  • 1:50

See the Product Fact Sheet for full Nutrition Information, Feeding Guide and Preparation.

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*For further information, please contact 1800 225 575

References:

  1. Arslanoglu S et al. J Nutr 2007; 137:2420–2424.
  2. Arslanoglu S et al. J Nutr 2008; 138:1091–1095.
  3. Ivakhnenko O et al. Polish Paediatrics 2013; 88: 398-404.
  4. Moro G et al. Arch Dis Child 2006; 91:814–819.
  5. Arslanoglu S et al. J Biol Reg & Homeo Agents 2012; 26(3):49–59.
  6. Martin R et al. Appl Environ Micro 2009; 965–969.
  7. Innis S et al. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2009; 48:S16–S24.
  8. Birch E et al. Am J Clin Nutr 2010; 91:848–859.
  9. Koletzko B et al. J Perinat Med 2008; 36:5–14.
  10. Koletzko B et al. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2005; 41:584–599.

‡ Nutricia’s patented blend of prebiotic oligosaccharides, 0.8g/100mL, 90% short chain galacto-oligosacchardies (sc GOS): 10% long chain polyfructose (lc Polyfructose).

 

 

  • # LCPs - Long Chain Polyunsaturated fatty acids
  • + GOS = Galacto-oligosaccharides from milk
  • + + lc Polyfructose = Long chain Polyfructose from chicory inulin, formerly known as long chain Fructo-oligosaccharides (LcFOS)

Breast milk is best for babies. Professional advice should be followed before using an infant formula. Introducing bottle feeding could negatively affect breast feeding. Good maternal nutrition is important for breast feeding and reversing a decision not to breast feed may be difficult. Infant formula should be used as directed. Proper use of an infant formula is important to the health of the infant. Social and financial implications should be considered when selecting a method of feeding.


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