Are all milk the same? Worry not, we're here to answer these questions and help you make informed choices for your little one!
With Anmum™ Essential, you can be sure that your child not only gets all the important nutrients like GA® and DHA, but it also contains No Added Sugars*.
In most foods and drinks, you'll find two types of sugar -
Simply put, added sugars* are types of sugars and syrups added to food and drinks when they're being processed or prepared. This doesn't include naturally-occuring sugars such as those in milk and fruits! 1
Lactose is a type of natural sugar that is found in milk and dairy products.
But if you find lactose listed in the ingredients list, it is being added into the product!
* Sucrose, Glucose Syrup Solid, Corn Syrup Solid, Brown Sugar, Dextrose, Lactose, Fructose, Honey and White Sugar are defined as 'sugars' and 'added sugars' under CODEX Standard 212-1999 and CAC/GL23-1997. CODEX develops harmonised international food standards guidelines and code of practices. Under Malaysian Food Regulations 1985, Sucrose, Brown Sugar, Dextrose, Glucose, Fructose, Honey are defined as sweetening substances. Under Australia New Zealand Food Standard Code-Standard 1.1.2, Glucose Syrup, Maltodextrin and similar products are defined as 'sugars'.
1.USDA (2016). What are added sugars? Retrieved from http://www.choosemyplate.gov/what-are-added-sugars
Look at the 'Ingredients'
section on the product label.
Added sugars* can have many names!
Identify some of the common ones with our handy list below, or sing along to our music video!
You can be sure that your child receives more than just the important nutrients like DHA and GA® – because it contains No Added Sugars*.
To get your little one accustomed to our formula, it’s best to ease them into it gradually with the following steps. Feel free to adapt accordingly to your child’s needs.