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2012-12-05 08:27:19

GORDONSVILLE, Va., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a study published earlier this year in Clinical Pediatrics,* two-thirds of families in the federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) run out of WIC-supplied baby formula toward the end of most months. Among these families, 27 percent reported "formula-stretching" - watering down infant formula or reducing feedings - which can have serious health and developmental consequences for babies....

2012-10-30 07:26:59

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT), the global healthcare company and producer of the number one doctor-recommended brand of oral nutrition supplements, is launching Ensure Complete. Ensure Complete shakes offer 4-in-1 nutrition that provides targeted muscle, heart, immune system, and bone support to help meet adults' daily dietary needs. Available in chocolate and vanilla flavors, Ensure Complete shakes are suitable for gluten-free and lactose intolerant...

2012-10-17 07:24:36

GORDONSVILLE, Va., Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the nation's leading baby products experts has released a new book with a commonsense approach to infant nutrition and saving money on baby. Sandra Gordon shares over 50 top money-saving tips with new parents in Save a Bundle: 50+ Ways to Save Big on Baby Gear, available as an e-book or paperback on Amazon.com. "As a first-time parent, it's easy to feel paralyzed and frustrated by the rows of inventory at the baby products superstore...

2012-09-16 22:21:18

CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents want the best baby formula when deciding to bottle-feed their infants, and reviews on Viewpoints (www.viewpoints.com) show the most popular products are the least expensive. Baby formula sold under store brands at Target, Walmart and Costco consistently get the most positive reviews. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120830/CG65482LOGO) Viewpoints top-rated milk-based formula Viewpoints ranks up & up infant formula with iron...

2012-09-11 02:28:05

KFAR BARUCH, Israel, September 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Enzymotec [http://www.enzymotec.com ] Ltd. reports today that clinical trials for its lipid-based ingredient line for infant nutrition [http://www.enzymotec.com ] yielded positive results. This plan is part of a comprehensive business development strategy to develop and market directly or through its affiliated companies a line of products mimicking the vital lipids found in mother's milk, such as triglyceride,...

2012-09-10 23:15:43

A University of Illinois microbial engineer has synthesized a sugar in human milk that is thought to protect babies from pathogens. That's important because 2FL, the shorthand scientists use to describe this human milk oligosaccharide (HMO), has not been added to infant formula because HMOs are incredibly expensive. "We know these oligosaccharides play a vital role in developing a breast-fed baby's gut microbiota and in strengthening their immunity. 2FL (2-fucosyllactose) is the most...

2012-08-28 02:35:56

GORDONSVILLE, Va., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Printable baby formula coupons are now available to parents online at www.storebrandformula.com. Sold as "store brands" under individual retailer, grocery and drugstore labels, "Store Brand Formula" has become a branded concept for infant formulas sold nationwide that meet or exceed FDA nutritional standards just like Enfamil® and Similac® "national brand" formulas. "Storebrandformula.com is a great source of information and a savings...

2012-08-27 19:45:08

The benefits of breast milk have long been appreciated, but now scientists at Duke University Medical Center have described a unique property that makes mother's milk better than infant formula in protecting infants from infections and illnesses. The finding, published in the August issue of the journal Current Nutrition & Food Science, explains how breast milk, but not infant formula, fosters colonies of microbiotic flora in a newborn's intestinal tract that aid nutrient absorption...

2012-08-05 23:02:56

InsidersHealth launches “Health Starts With Mom” a contest (deadline August 13, 2012) and ongoing media campaign to educate about the lifelong benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and child in conjunction with World Breastfeeding Week, August 1-7, 2012. Breastfeeding, the only way to feed infants until infant formula emerged in the mid-19th Century, prevents major diseases, increases IQ, and protects mothers from breast cancer, yet many women are encouraged to feed formula...

2012-07-31 02:26:54

LEWIS CENTER, Ohio, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nature's One(®), the leader in organic medical nutrition(TM) continues to pursue its mission to make organic better. Today the company confirms its organic-compliant filtration technology reduces speciated arsenic found in organic brown rice syrup to undetectable levels. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120731/CL48861 ) "Nature's One was founded on the principle of ensuring our products are formulated with the purest...