Why are proteins so important to your child’s health? And what makes GENTLE OPTIPRO® the right choice for your child’s needs? The answers are simple.
Proteins: The building blocks of the brain, muscles and body
Research shows that proteins are one of the most important nutrients for your child’s growth and development and contribute to the building of their brain, muscles and body.3-8
The quality and amount of proteins your child receives now can help build a strong foundation for future health.3-8
The right protein can help the development of both the immune and digestive systems and also lead to healthy weight gain.3-10
You want to make the right choice early on.
GENTLE OPTIPRO®: a gentle protein blend adapted to your child’s developing digestive system
The high-quality proteins in GENTLE OPTIPRO® have been developed and extensively researched by Nestlé to ensure your child receives appropriate nutrition for lifelong health according to their age and needs.1,2
Gentle OPTIPRO® is made from 100% whey, the liquid remaining after milk has been curdled and strained. Why whey proteins? Because while casein clots in the acidic environment of the stomach11-13, whey proteins remain soluble and can move more rapidly to the intestine. Furthermore, whey proteins in GENTLE OPTIPRO® are partially hydrolyzed, meaning the hydrolysis which usually takes place in the stomach is already partly done. This makes GENTLE OPTIPRO® easy to digest for your child’s developing digestive system.1,2
GENTLE OPTIPRO® also helps support your child’s healthy immune system development with a long-term effect, from early life and up to 15 years of age.14,15
At the heart of NAN® SUPREME PRO 3 growing-up milk, GENTLE OPTIPRO® proteins are crucial elements your child needs to build healthy foundations.2,6-8
IMPORTANT NOTICE: We believe that breastfeeding is the ideal nutritional start for babies and we fully support the World Health Organizations recommendation of exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life followed by the introduction of adequate nutritious complementary foods along with continued breastfeeding up to two years of age.
NAN® Supreme Pro 3 is not a breast-milk substitute. We recommend that you speak to your healthcare professional about how to feed your baby and seek advice on when to introduce this product.
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