December 8, 2022

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Toddler Formula Raises Concerns and Confusion

Formula for toddlers is a burgeoning business in the United States. Sales of the drinks more than doubled in recent years as companies convinced parents that their little ones needed the liquid boost. But many experts warn that these products, designed for children aged 1 to 3, fill no nutritional needs beyond what is available in a typical toddler diet, are subject to less regulation than infant formula, and are expensive.
In addition, some parents feed the toddler versions to infants even though they don’t meet federal standards for infant formula and may not provide babies with adequate nutrients to sustain their growth….
Source: The Epoch Times