Famelac PF "Palm Oil Free" Infant milk formula
In adition to rich content of vitamines , minerals & iron, this formula is palm oil free.
Studies has shown that palm oil is not properly absorbed by infants, and babies who drink formula with palm oil are shown to have decreased bone density.
During digestion of palm oil, a free fatty acid called palmitic acid, readily binds with calcium and forms an insoluble calcium-palmitate soap. Clinical studies have demonstrated that when palm olein oil is used as a predominant fat source in infant formulas, it causes some babies to poorly absorb fat and calcium resulting in less absorbed energy and lower bone mineralization (bone density). Also, the formation of the insoluble calcium soaps in the gut can lead to harder stool formation or constipation.
Famelac PF (Palm oil free ) formula does not contains palm oil to protect infants from the above mentioned adverse effect of the palm oil.
Famelac PF Infant Milk Formula, contains important vitamins, minerals as well as the following ingredients:
- DHA (Omega 3): Support the development of the brain, nervous system and visual system (eye-sight).
- Nucleotides: Support the immune system development.
- Palm Oil Free: Studies has shown that palm oil is not properly absorbed by infants, and babies who drink formula with palm oil are shown to have decreased bone density, and higher incidence of constipation.