Table 1

Composition of study products1. Content of the study products was determined at baseline and for micronutrients E and C and β-carotene also at week 6 and week 10. Of each group, both mango- and orange flavored products were analyzed. Data are presented as the contents of 2 packages, which represents a daily dose.

Control

Colostrum

Micronutrients

Colostrum + Micronutrients

target

orange

mango

orange

mango

orange

mango

orange

mango


Energy* (kJ)

628

627

626

625

625

624

623

622

Moisture (%)*

2.6 ± 0.1

2.25 ± 0.25

2.65 ± 0.15

3.15 ± 0.25

2.3 ± 0.1

2.5 ± 0.2

3.1 ± 0.1

3.1 ± 0.1

Fat (%)*

5.5 ± 0.1

5.45 ± 0.05

5.5 ± 0.1

5.9 ± 0.3

6.2 ± 0

6.4 ± 0.1

6.6 v 0.2

6.2 ± 0

Protein (%)*

17.3 ± 0.1

17.6 ± 0.1

16.9 ± 0.1

17.1 ± 0.25

17.1 ± 0.2

16.9 ± 0.15

16.9 ± 0.15

17.2 ± 0.3

IgG (mg)*2

-

-

422

466

-

-

430

416

Vitamin E (mg)

Baseline

200

-

-

-

-

333 ± 8

314 ± 1.4

296 ± 8.8

293 ± 1

week 6

-

-

-

-

272 ± 2.7

278 ± 4.2

268 ± 0.5

264 ± 0.3

week 10

-

-

-

-

281 ± 0.3

279 ± 2.8

290 ± 0.8

286 ± 0.2

β-carotene (mg)

Baseline

10

-

-

-

-

12.6 ± 0.2

13.2 ± 0.5

12.3 ± 0.4

12.2 ± 0.4

week 6

-

-

-

-

11.0 ± 0

10.8 ± 0.2

11.2 ± 0,2

10.8 ± 0.4

week 10

-

-

-

-

12.7 ± 0.4

12.9 ± 0.1

12.6 ± 0.2

12.1 ± 0.2

Vitamin C (mg)

Baseline

250

-

-

-

-

365 ± 8

351 ± 6

369 ± 6

385 ± 10

week 6

-

-

-

-

395 ± 15

381 ± 4

364 ± 17

345 ± 27

week 10

-

-

-

-

382 ± 6

386 ± 4

382 ± 5

390 ± 3

Zinc (mg) *

15

-

-

-

-

14.6 ± 2.04

15.3 ± 1.83

15.09 ± 0.3

16.04 ± 1.28


* parameters identified by * were determined at baseline only. - not determined.

1 data are expressed as mean ± SD, except for (calculated) energy and IgG, which are given as means.

2IgG was determined by radioimmunodiffusion by Galagen Inc. Mean concentrations of 2 tests were reported without SD.

Wolvers et al. Nutrition Journal 2006 5:28   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-5-28

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