Gerber® Good Start® Premature 20

20kcal/fl oz premature infant formula (discontinued)

Gerber® Good Start® Premature 20 formula offers flexibility when using 100% whey protein partially hydrolyzed and in developing feeding plans for premature infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).


  • 100% whey protein partially hydrolyzed premature infant formula
  • 20 calories per fluid ounce, 3 grams of protein per 100 calories
  • Same nutrient profile per 100 calories as GERBER® GOOD START® Premature 24
  • 40% of fat as Medium-Chain Triglycerides (MCT)
  • Meets expert recommendations for macro- and micronutrients, including protein, vitamin D, DHA, and ARA1-7

Nutrition Information

Nutrients* Per 100 Calories Per 100 mL
Energy, kcal 100 68
Volume, mL 148 100
Water, g 132 89
Protein, g 3 2
% Calories 12% 12%
Protein source 100% whey partially hydrolyzed
Fat, g 5.2 3.5
% Calories 47% 47%
Fat source 40% MCT oil, 29% high oleic safflower or sunflower oil, 29% soy oil, 2% single cell oil
Linoleic Acid, mg 990 670
Linolenic Acid, mg 100 68
DHA, % total fat 0.32 0.32
ARA, % total fat 0.64 0.64
Carbohydrate, g 10.5 7.1
% Calories 42% 42%
Carbohydrate source 50% lactose, 50% maltodextrin
Vitamins
Vitamin A, IU 1000 676
Vitamin D, IU 180 122
Vitamin E, IU 6 4.1
Vitamin K, mcg 8 5.4
Thiamine (B1), mcg 200 135
Riboflavin (B2), mcg 300 203
Vitamin B6, mcg 200 135
Vitamin B12, mcg 0.25 0.17
Niacin, mcg 4000 2705
Folic Acid, mcg 45 30
Pantothenic Acid, mcg 1400 947
Biotin, mcg 5 3.4
Vitamin C, mg 30 20
Choline, mg 15 10
Inositol, mg 35 24
Carnitine, mg 2.6 1.8
Taurine, mg 10 6.8
Minerals
Calcium, mg 164 111
Phosphorus, mg 85 57
Calcium:Phosphorus ratio 1.9 1.9
Magnesium, mg 10 6.8
Iron, mg 1.8 1.2
Zinc, mg 1.3 0.88
Manganese, mcg 7 4.7
Copper, mcg 150 101
Iodine, mcg 35 24
Selenium, mcg 2 1.4
Sodium, mg 55 37
Potassium, mg 120 81
Chloride, mg 85 57
Other
Added Nucleotides, mg 4.6 3.1
PRSL, mOsm 27.7 18.7
Osmolality, mOsm/kg water 229 229


  • *Nutrient values and ingredient information current as of November 2013. Values are subject to change. Please refer to product label for current information.
  • With histidine and arginine.
  • PRSL=Potential Renal Solute Load.

Always refer to the product packaging for the most accurate information. The product packaging and website updates may not occur at precisely the same time.

Ingredients

Good Start® Premature 20 Ingredients

WATER, CORN MALTODEXTRIN, LACTOSE, ENZYMATICALLY HYDROLYZED WHEY PROTEIN ISOLATE (FROM COW'S MILK), MEDIUM-CHAIN TRIGLYCERIDES, SOY OIL, HIGH-OLEIC SAFFLOWER OR HIGH-OLEIC SUNFLOWER OIL, AND 1% OR LESS OF: CALCIUM PHOSPHATE, POTASSIUM CITRATE, POTASSIUM CHLORIDE, SODIUM CITRATE, M. ALPINA,* POTASSIUM PHOSPHATE, C. COHNII, MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE, FERROUS SULFATE, ZINC SULFATE, COPPER SULFATE, POTASSIUM IODIDE, MANGANESE SULFATE, SODIUM ASCORBATE, CHOLINE CHLORIDE, INOSITOL, ALPHA-TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, NIACINAMIDE, CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE, VITAMIN A ACETATE, RIBOFLAVIN, PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE, THIAMINE MONONITRATE, FOLIC ACID, PHYLLOQUINONE, BIOTIN, VITAMIN D3, VITAMIN B12, L-HISTIDINE, L-ARGININE, TAURINE, NUCLEOTIDES (CYTIDINE 5'-MONOPHOSPHATE, DISODIUM URIDINE 5'-MONOPHOSPHATE, ADENOSINE 5'-MONOPHOSPHATE, DISODIUM GUANOSINE 5'-MONOPHOSPHATE), L-CARNITINE.

  • *A source of arachidonic acid (ARA), naturally found in breastmilk.
  • A source of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), naturally found in breastmilk.

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

Amino Acids

Amino Acid mg/100 kcal
Histidine 102
Isoleucine 140
Leucine 370
Lysine 287
Methionine 63
Phenylalanine 96
Threonine 134
Tryptophan 64
Valine 134
Alanine 140
Arginine 102
Aspartic Acid 325
Cystine 83
Glutamic Acid 440
Glycine 51
Proline 115
Serine 102
Tyrosine 77



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Fatty Acids

Fatty Acid mg/100 kcal
Butyric Acid (C-4:0) 0
Caproic Acid (C-6:0) 0
Caprylic Acid (C-8:0) 1106
Capric Acid (C-10:0) 796
Lauric Acid (C-12:0) 5
Myristic Acid (C-14:0) 7
Palmitic Acid (C-16:0) 238
Stearic Acid (C-18:0) 99
Other Saturated Acids 27
Total Saturated Acids 2278
Palmitoleic Acid (C-16:1) 3
Oleic Acid (C-18:1) 1461
Other Monounsaturated Acids 14
Total Monounsaturated Acids 1478
Linoleic (n-6) Acid (C-18:2) 990
Linolenic (n-3) Acids (C-18:3) 100
ARA (C-20:4) 33.3
EPA (C-20:5) 0
DHA (C-22:6) 16.6
Other Polyunsaturated Acids 5
Total Polyunsaturated Acids 1145

*Powder only

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