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Gerber® Good Start® Gentle Powder

For Complete Nutrition with probiotic B. lactis and 2’FL HMO to support digestive health and immune support

70 Whey: 30 Casein

  • Whey: Casein ratio similar to mature breastmilk

Probiotic B. lactis*

  • Supports digestive health and balances the microbiota

Prebiotic 2’-FL HMO** (Human Milk Oligosaccharide)

  • A prebiotic like those found at significant levels in breastmilk
  • Clinically shown to support digestive health and the developing immune system

DHA

  • Expert-recommended DHA to support brain & eye development

 


* Probiotic found in Gerber® Good Start® Gentle and Gentle Pro powder formula only
** Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) are a group of prebiotics found in human milk, and 2’-FL is the most abundant found in breastmilk. The 2’-FL HMO in Gerber® Good Start® is structurally identical to that in breastmilk. Not found in breastmilk.

Ingredients

Lactose, Vegetable Oils (Palm Olein, Soy, Coconut, High-Oleic Safflower Or High-Oleic Sunflower), Whey Protein Concentrate (Reduced In Minerals), Nonfat Dry Milk, And Less Than 2% Of: Soy Lecithin, Calcium Citrate, Potassium Citrate, Corn Maltodextrin, Potassium Chloride, 2'-O-Fucosyllactose, C. Cohnii Oil, M. Alpinaoil, Calcium Phosphate, Choline Bitartrate, Sodium Ascorbate, Sodium Chloride, Taurine, Magnesium Chloride, Potassium Hydroxide, Nucleotides (Cytidine 5'-Monophosphate, Disodium Uridine 5'-Monophosphate, Adenosine 5'-Monophosphate, Disodium Guanosine 5'-Monophosphate), Inositol, Ferrous Sulfate, Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Mixed Tocopherols, Ascorbyl Palmitate, L-Histidine, Zinc Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, B. Lactis Cultures, L-Carnitine, Copper Sulfate, Vitamin A Acetate, Riboflavin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Manganese Sulfate, Citric Acid, Potassium Iodide, Folic Acid, Phylloquinone, Biotin, Sodium Selenate, Vitamin D3, Vitamin B12

Contains: Milk and Soy

Nestle Infant Nutrition,
Arlington, VA 22209 USA

2'-0-Fucosyllactose (2'-Fl): A Type Of Prebiotic

M. Alpina Oil: A Source Of Ara

Note: Information is subject to change. Please read the formula label for the most up-to-date nutritional information and preparation instructions.

Nutrition Information

  Per 100 calories Per 100 mL Per Liter (prepared) Per 100 grams of powder Per mL
Nutrients
Energy, kcal 100 68 676 512 0.68
Volume, mL 148 100 1000 - 1.00
Water, g 134.0 91 906 - 0.91
Protein, g 2.1 1.4 14.2 10.75 0.01
% Calories 8% 8% 8% 8% 8%
Protein source 70% Whey : 30% Casein
Fat, g 5.1 3.4 34.5 26.1 0.03
% Calories 46% 46% 46% 46% 46%
Fat source 40% palm olein oil, 35% soy oil, 18% coconut oil, 6% high oleic safflower or sunflower oil, 2% single cell oil
Linoleic Acid, mg 900 609 6087 4608 6.09
Linolenic Acid, mg 127 86 859 650 0.86
DHA, % total fat 0.32 0.32 0.32 2 0.32
ARA, % total fat 0.32 0.32 0.32 2 0.32
Carbohydrate, g 11.4 7.7 77.3 59 0.08
% Calories 46% 46% 46% 46% 46%
Carbohydrate source 100% Lactose
Prebiotic, g/L 0.25 g/L, 2'-FL HMO
Vitamins
Vitamin A, IU 300 203 2029 1536 2.03
Vitamin D, IU 65 44 440 333 0.44
Vitamin E, IU 2 1.4 14 10 0.01
Vitamin K, mcg 8 5.4 54 41 0.05
Thiamine (Vitamin B1), mcg 100 68 676 512 0.68
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mcg 140 95 947 717 0.95
Vitamin B6, mcg 75 51 507 384 0.51
Vitamin B12, mcg 0.33 0.22 2.2 1.7 0.002
Niacin, mcg 1050 710 7102 5376 7.10
Folic Acid, mcg 15 10 101 77 0.10
Pantothenic Acid, mcg 450 304 3044 2304 3.04
Biotin, mcg 4.4 3 30 23 0.03
Vitamin C, mg 10 6.8 68 51 0.07
Choline, mg 24 16 162 123 0.16
Inositol, mg 6 4.1 41 31 0.04
Minerals
Calcium, mg 67 45 453 343.04 0.45
Phosphorus, mg 38 26 257 194.56 0.26
Magnesium, mg 7 4.7 47 35.84 0.05
Iron, mg 1.5 1 10 7.68 0.01
Zinc, mg 0.8 0.54 5.4 4.10 0.01
Manganese, mcg 15 10 101 76.80 0.10
Copper, mcg 80 54 541 409.60 0.54
Iodine, mcg 12 8.1 81 61.44 0.08
Selenium, mcg 3 2 20 15.36 0.02
Sodium, mg 27 18 183 138.24 0.18
Potassium, mg 108 73 730 552.96 0.73
Chloride, mg 65 44 440 332.80 0.44
Other
Probiotic, CFU/g powder^ 1 x 106, B. lactis
Added Nucleotides, mg 5.1 3.4 34 26.11 0.03
PRSL, mOsm per 100 kcal 19 - - -  
PRSL, mOsm per 100 mL - 12.9 - - 0.13
PRSL, mOsm per liter - - 129 -  
Osmolality, mOsm/kg water 310 310 310 - 3.10

‡ Nutrient values and ingredient information current as of October 2, 2022.

Human Milk oligosaccharide. Not from Human Milk

CFU = Colony Forming Units

Note:Information is subject to change. Please read the formula label for the most up-to-date nutritional information and preparation instructions.

Amino Acid Values Gerber® Good Start® Formulas for Term Infants
GERBER® GOOD START® Gentle Formula
Amino Acid mg/100 kcal mg/100 g* mg/100ml mg/ml
Histidine 45 242 30 0.3
Isoleucine 115 810 78 0.78
Leucine 212 1360 143 1.43
Lysine 190 1102 129 1.29
Methionine 49 258 33 0.33
Phenylalanine 82 443 55 0.55
Threonine 125 869 85 0.85
Tryptophan 38 230 26 0.26
Valine 116 737 78 0.78
Cystine 38 362 26 0.26
Tyrosine 75 386 51 0.51
Fatty Acid Profiles Gerber® Good Start® Formulas for Term Infants
GERBER® GOOD START® Gentle Formula
Fatty Acid mg/100 kcal mg/100 g*
Butyric Acid (C-4:0) 0 0
Caproic Acid (C-6:0) 5 27
Caprylic Acid (C-8:0) 66 337
Capric Acid (C-10:0) 50 258
Lauric Acid (C-12:0) 397 2033
Myristic Acid (C-14:0) 174 893
Palmitic Acid (C-16:0) 985 5044
Stearic Acid (C-18:0) 180 924
Other Saturated Acids 29 149
Total Saturated Acids 1888 9666
Palmitoleic Acid (C-16:1) 6 29
Oleic Acids (C-18:1) 1434 7341
Other Monounsatured Acids 12 64
Total Monounsatured Acids 1452 7434
Linoleic (n-6) Acid (C-18:2) 1102 5643
Linolenic (n-3) Acids (C-18:3) 122 622
ARA (C-20-4) 16 82
EPA (C-20-5) 0 0
DHA (C-22-6) 15 75
Other Polyunsaturated Acids 6 30
Total Polyunsaturated Acids 1260 6452

Resources

Videos & Presentations

Abstracts

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