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Gerber® Good Start® GentlePro 2 Powder

Our closest formula to breastmilk. Advanced complete nutrition that’s easy to digest for infants who are starting solid foods, 2’-FL HMO** & Probiotic B.lactis.^

High Quality 100% Whey Protein, Partially Hydrolyzed

  • Small proteins that are easy to digest

Probiotic B. lactis^

  • Supports digestive health
  • Clinically shown to promote a balanced microbiota
  • Clinically shown to support the developing immune system by increasing IgA, a key antibody

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

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

DHA

  • Expert-recommended DHA to support brain & eye development

 

* Compared to intact (non-hydrolyzed) cow’s milk protein formula
^ 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 from human milk.

Ingredients

Whey Protein Concentrate (from Milk, Enzymatically Hydrolyzed, Reduced in Minerals), Vegetable Oils (Palm Olein, Soy, Coconut, and High Oleic Safflower or High Oleic Sunflower), Lactose, Corn Maltodextrin, and Less than 2% of: Calcium Phosphate, Calcium Chloride, Potassium Hydroxide, Potassium Phosphate, L-Phenylalanine, Citric Acid, Choline Bitartrate, 2'-0-Fucosyllactose*, M, Alpina Oil**, Schizochytrium Oil***, Sodium Ascorbate, Magnesium Chloride, Sodium Citrate, L-Histidine, Soy Lecithin, Taurine, Ferrous Sulfate, Inositol, Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Mixed Tocopherols, Zinc Sulfate, Niacinamide, B. Lactis Cultures, Calcium Pantothenate, L-Carnitine, Copper Sulfate, Vitamin A Acetate, Riboflavin, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Manganese Sulfate, Potassium Iodide, Folic Acid, Phylloquinone, Sodium Selenate, Biotin, Vitamin D3, Vitamin B12.

Contains: Milk and Soy

Nestle Infant Nutrition,
Arlington, VA 22209 USA

* A Source of Prebiotic

* A Source of Arachidonic Acid (ARA)

** A Source of Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)

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
Nutrients
Energy, kcal 100 68 676 501
Volume, mL 148 100 1000 -
Water, g 134 91 906 -
Protein, g 1.9 1.3 12.9 10
% Calories 8% 8% 8% 8%
Protein source 100% whey partially hydrolyzed
Fat, g 5.1 3.4 34.5 25.6
% Calories 46% 46% 46% 46%
Fat source 46% palm olein oil, 26% soy oil, 20% coconut oil, 6% high oleic safflower or sunflower oil, 2% single cell oil
Linoleic Acid, mg 900 609 6087 4509
Linolenic Acid, mg 85 57 575 426
DHA, % total fat 0.32 0.32 0.32 0.32
ARA, % total fat 0.32 0.32 0.32 0.32
Carbohydrate, g 11.9 8.0 80.5 59.6
% Calories 48% 48% 48% 48%
Carbohydrate source 70% lactose, 30% maltodextrin
Prebiotic, g/L 0.25 grams per liter, 2'-FL HMO
Vitamins
Vitamin A, IU 300 203 2029 1503
Vitamin D, IU 75 51 507 376
Vitamin E, IU 2 1.4 14 10.0
Vitamin K, mcg 8 5.4 54 40
Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mcg 100 68 676 501
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mcg 140 95 947 701
Vitamin B6, mcg 75 51 507 376
Vitamin B12, mcg 0.3 0.20 2.0 1.5
Niacin, mcg 1050 710 7102 5261
Folic Acid, mcg 15 10 101 75
Pantothenic Acid, mcg 450 304 3044 2255
Biotin, mcg 4.4 3 30 22
Vitamin C, mg 12 8.1 81 60
Choline, mg 28 19 189 140
Inositol, mg 6 4.1 41 30
Minerals
Calcium, mg 87 59 588 436
Phosphorus, mg 50 34 338 251
Magnesium, mg 7 4.7 47 35
Iron, mg 2 1 14 10
Zinc, mg 0.8 0.54 5.4 4
Manganese, mcg 15 10 101 75
Copper, mcg 80 54 541 401
Iodine, mcg 12 8.1 81 60
Selenium, mcg 3 2 20 15
Sodium, mg 27 18 183 135
Potassium, mg 108 73 730 541
Chloride, mg 65 44 440 326
Other
Probiotic, CFU/g powder^ 1 x 106, B. lactis
Added Nucleotides, mg 4.6 3.1 31 23
PRSL, mOsm per 100 kcal 18.3 - - -
PRSL, mOsm per 100 mL - 12.4 - -
PRSL, mOsm per liter - - 124 -
Osmolality, mOsm/kg water 250 250 250 -

‡Nutrient values and ingredient information current as of October 2, 2022. Values are subject to change. Please refer to product label for current information.

Human milk oligosaccharide. Not from human milk.

Amino Acid Values Gerber® Good Start® Formulas for Term Infants
GERBER® GOOD START® GentlePro 2 Powder
Amino Acid mg/100 kcal mg/100 g*
Histidine 43 217
Isoleucine 140 703
Leucine 236 1183
Lysine 205 1027
Methionine 46 232
Phenylalanine 74 373
Threonine 169 847
Tryptophan 46 230
Valine 132 663
Alanine 116 580
Arginine 56 280
Aspartic Acid 260 1303
Cystine 55 276
Glutamic Acid 386 1937
Glycine 44 223
Proline 139 700
Serine 116 583
Tyrosine 48 240
Fatty Acid Profiles Gerber® Good Start® Formulas for Term Infants
GERBER® GOOD START® GentlePro Formula
Fatty Acid mg/100 kcal mg/100 g*
Butyric Acid (C-4:0) 0 0
Caproic Acid (C-6:0) 13 66
Caprylic Acid (C-8:0) 83 415
Capric Acid (C-10:0) 63 319
Lauric Acid (C-12:0) 471 2363
Myristic Acid (C-14:0) 205 1031
Palmitic Acid (C-16:0) 1021 5127
Stearic Acid (C-18:0) 193 969
Other Saturated Acids 33 163
Total Saturated Acids 2082 10453
Palmitoleic Acid (C-16:1) 7 35
Oleic Acid (C-18:1) 1428 7168
Other Monounsaturated Acids 13 67
Total Monounsaturated Acids 1448 7270
Linoleic (n-6) Acid (C-18:2) 900 5302
Linolenic (n-3) Acids (C-18:3) 85 549
ARA (C-20:4) 32.6 154
EPA (C-20:5) 0 0
DHA (C-22:6) 32.6 154
Other Polyunsaturated Acids 6 32
Total Polyunsaturated Acids 1040 6109

Resources

Videos & Presentations

Abstracts

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Huda MN, Ahmad SM, Alam MJ, Khanam A, Kalanetra KM, Taft DH, Raqib R, Underwood MA, Mills DA, Stephensen CB. Bifidobacterium Abundance in Early Infancy and Vaccine Response at 2 Years of Age. Pediatrics. 2019 Feb;143(2). pii: e20181489. doi: 10.1542/peds.2018-1489.

Isolauri E, Rautava S, Salminen S, Collado MC. Early-Life Nutrition and Microbiome Development. Nestle Nutr Inst Workshop Ser. 2019;90:151-162. doi: 10.1159/000490302. Epub 2019 Mar 13.

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Vandenplas Y, Berger B, Carnielli VP, Ksiazyk J, Lagström H, Sanchez Luna M, Migacheva N, Mosselmans JM, Picaud JC, Possner M, Singhal A, Wabitsch M. Human Milk Oligosaccharides: 2'-Fucosyllactose (2'-FL) and Lacto-N-Neotetraose (LNnT) in Infant Formula. Nutrients. 2018 Aug 24;10(9). pii: E1161. doi: 10.3390/nu10091161.

Walker WA. Bacterial Colonization of the Newborn Gut, Immune Development, and Prevention of Disease. Nestle Nutr Inst Workshop Ser. 2017;88:23-33. doi: 10.1159/000455210. Epub 2017 Mar 27.

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