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Is Whole Milk Vs Lactaid Milk Better For Babies
More palateable: Either formula will work, however, there is an issue with palatability of the infant to tolerate the formula. Thus, its a matter of trying out the formula. Historically the soy based formula is more popular and also less expensive and readily available. Rice formula tends to be sold in certains stores. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Skim milk always: Hi. Skim milk is always better. The calcium concentration in skim milk is higher than it is in whole milk, and milk fat can increase the risk of atherosclerosis. Stick with skim milk. As an aside, are really a 22 yo male? If so, osteoporosis is distinctly abnormal in you, and you need an evaluation by an endocrinologist experienced in metabolic disorders of bone. ...Read more
Which milk is better for my 2yr old baby: Formula, Normal pasteurized Cow Milk or UHT Long Life Cow Milk?
No: The nutritional content of most milk substitutes is not in most cases sufficient for a baby. That includes almond, rice, and goats' milks. Even cows' milk can cause problems but mainly because it's actually too strong for babies and quickly lead to iron deficiency if taken in excess. Regular infant formulas or soy or specialty formulas are the best choice for supplementing breast fed infants. ...Read more
Milk: Almond milk has no significant part in playing a role in exacerbating or improving CHF. The main importance is patients should be on at least a 1500 to 1800 mL fluid restriction in a 24 hour period to prevent congestive heart failure milk would add to this total though ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Formula, but costs $: A 1 year old baby can switch off of formula and start whole cow milk. Formula is somewhat more nutritious but is much more expensive. A baby who is a picky eater and eats little solid food, or has almost no variety in his choice of solid foods, will probably not get enough iron and vitamins from his diet. Such a baby may be better off drinking infant formula until 18 months of age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 14 mo old daughter has a milk allergy. What is the best milk substitute? Rice, soy, or almond milk?
Yes: Unless the child has intolerance to lactose or casein, dairy milk would still be a better choice as milk. Otherwise fortified soy milk should be OK as it contains most essential nutrients including calcium, which is important for their growth. Potential allergies to soy should be kept in mind when using the product. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lactose intolerant: almond or soy milk?Can high sodium in almond make soy better choice?2cup of soy milk a day bad for a male? Soy cause breast growt
Your choice...: I like almond milk. Soy milk causes me and many others to have large amounts of gas. If you don't have this problem, then use the soy as it has more protein. Otherwise, almond milk is a good choice so long as you don't have a nut allergy. Use the unsweetened version of either one... ...Read more
Appears to be good: Aptamil is brand of infant formulas used by mothers unable or unwilling to breastfeed. Aptamil appears to be better than cow's milk for better infant digestion & tries to approximate ingredients in breast milk. Discuss it with pediatrician. ...Read more
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