Formulas for older infants.

  title={Formulas for older infants.},
  author={Samuel J. Fomon and Kathryn D. Sanders and Ekhard E. Ziegler},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  volume={116 5},
We explored the possibility that standard infant formulas designed as the sole source of nutrients for small, rapidly growing infants may not be equally suitable for older, larger, and less rapidly growing infants who obtain a portion of energy intake from beikost. Our approach was to consider the probable nutrient intakes of a 6-month-old hypothetic infant receiving 80% of energy intake from a standard formula and 20% from beikost, and nutrient intakes of a 10-month-old hypothetic infant… CONTINUE READING