Gerber® Good Start® Premature 24 High Protein

High Protein 24kcal/fl oz premature infant formula (discontinued)

Gerber® Good Start® Premature 24 High Protein formula is a 100% whey protein partially hydrolyzed premature infant formula specially designed to help reduce protein deficits, especially for very-low-birth-weight infants.1


  • The only high protein premature formula with published clinical data clinically shown to promote greater weight gain and improved protein accretion1*
  • Expert-recommended protein to energy ratio: 3.6 g per 100 kcal2-4
  • 100% whey protein partially hydrolyzed premature infant formula
  • Meets expert recommendations for macro- and micronutrients, including protein, vitamin D, DHA, and ARA4-10

*Compared to similar formula with 3 g protein per 100 kcal.1

Nutrition Information

Nutrients* Per 100 Calories Per 100 mL
Energy, kcal 100 81
Volume, mL 123 100
Water, g 110 89
Protein, g 3.6 2.9
% Calories 14% 14%
Protein source 100% whey partially hydrolyzed
Fat, g 5.2 4.2
% 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 990 804
Linolenic Acid, mg 100 81
DHA, % total fat 0.32 0.32
ARA, % total fat 0.64 0.64
Carbohydrate, g 9.7 7.9
% Calories 39% 39%
Carbohydrate source 50% lactose, 50% maltodextrin
Vitamins
Vitamin A, IU 1000 812
Vitamin D, IU 180 146
Vitamin E, IU 6 4.9
Vitamin K, mcg 8 6.5
Thiamine (B1), mcg 200 162
Riboflavin (B2), mcg 300 243
Vitamin B6, mcg 200 162
Vitamin B12, mcg 0.25 0.20
Niacin, mcg 4000 3247
Folic Acid, mcg 45 37
Pantothenic Acid, mcg 1400 1136
Biotin, mcg 5 4.1
Vitamin C, mg 30 24
Choline, mg 15 12
Inositol, mg 35 28
Carnitine, mg 2.6 2.1
Taurine, mg 10 8.1
Minerals
Calcium, mg 164 133
Phosphorus, mg 85 69
Calcium:Phosphorus ratio 1.9 1.9
Magnesium, mg 10 8.1
Iron, mg 1.8 1.5
Zinc, mg 1.3 1.1
Manganese, mcg 7 5.7
Copper, mcg 150 122
Iodine, mcg 35 28
Selenium, mcg 2 1.6
Sodium, mg 55 45
Potassium, mg 120 97
Chloride, mg 85 69
Other
Added Nucleotides, mg 4.6 3.7
PRSL, mOsm 31.3 25.4
Osmolality, mOsm/kg water 299 299











  • *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 24 High Protein 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).
  • 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.

Amino Acids

Amino Acid mg/100 kcal
Histidine 116
Isoleucine 193
Leucine 425
Lysine 361
Methionine 82
Phenylalanine 116
Threonine 168
Tryptophan 77
Valine 180
Alanine 168
Arginine 116
Aspartic Acid 399
Cystine 104
Glutamic Acid 528
Glycine 64
Proline 142
Serine 116
Tyrosine 90








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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) 879
Capric Acid (C-10:0) 680
Lauric Acid (C-12:0) 11
Myristic Acid (C-14:0) 7
Palmitic Acid (C-16:0) 233
Stearic Acid (C-18:0) 97
Other Saturated Acids 31
Total Saturated Acids 1939
Palmitoleic Acid (C-16:1) 4
Oleic Acid (C-18:1) 1580
Other Monounsaturated Acids 23
Total Monounsaturated Acids 1606
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 4
Total Polyunsaturated Acids 1144








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