NUTRAMIGEN - PROVEN TO SUPPORT VISUAL DEVELOPMENT
Nutramigen AA Formula (Amino Acid) is an amino acid based formula for babies with a severe cow's milk protein allergy or with multiple food alergies, who may not tolerate an extensively hydrolysed formula. The protein in Nutramigen AA has been completely broken down into amino acids, the building blocks of protein.
What is the difference between Nutramigen LIPIL and Nutramigen AA?
The key difference between Nutramigen LIPIL 1/2 and Nutramigen AA is the structure of the protein. The LIPIL formula is an extensively hydrolysed whereas the AA formula is an Amino acid formula. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein and essentially the AA formula is suitable for babies who require a protein feed which is stripped down to it's original starting form.
Nutramigen LIPIL and AA are both significantly differnet from cows milk protein which is a chain of whole protein which can be difficult for some babies to tolerate.
What is LIPIL?
LIPIL is a special blend of nutrients DHA and ARA, also known as Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids. DHA and ARA are present in breast milk and are important building blocks for baby's brain and eye.
If your baby has a cow's milk allergy and difficulty absorbing fat your healthcare professional may recommend Pregestimil Lipil.