Soy protein offers a vegetarian-based alternative to the milk proteins commonly found in most baby formulas. So while most infants are perfectly fine consuming milk based proteins, for some soy protein is preferred as recommended by a pediatrician. Soy baby formula provides the same complete amount of nutrition to cover infant health needs but does not contain cow's milk protein and lactose, a sugar that is found in cow's milk. Store brand formula's soy based infant formula contains nutrients such as ARA and DHA to support eye and brain development in babies, just like milk-based formulas.
Store brand soy provides complete nutrition for your baby's first year. Designed to be more like breast milk, this soy-based formula contains GROWTH, a blend of nutrients for brain and eye development: DHA, Lutein, and Vitamin E. These nutrients are found in breast milk:
In addition, store brand soy contains prebiotics to support your baby's immune system and digestive health. It also is formulated with antioxidant vitamins and minerals, including Vitamin A, C, E, and Zinc for immune support.
Protein-rich soybeans have been used in human dietary regimens for centuries. Our soy formula is formulated with lactose-free soy-protein isolate nutrients that are easy to digest. Like milk based store brands produced by Perrigo Nutritionals, the soy based powder formula is manufactured in FDA-inspected facilities and meets the recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
According to the AAP,* a number of clinical studies on soy baby formula have documented normal growth and development in term infants. In addition, the average energy intakes babies fed soy protein formulas are equivalent to those achieved with milk infant formulas.
Our FDA-inspected facilities focuse on domestic and international regulatory compliance and food safety. The facility maintains numerous certifications, including good manufacturing practices, which qualify it as a cGMP facility. With a manufacturing heritage that dates back to Wyeth over three decades, our factory also meets stringent ISO guidelines and is certified by QAI to manufacture organic formulas (organic milk and organic soy formula) compliant with USDA regulations. In line with its commitment to quality, affordable healthcare, Perrigo Nutritionals was the first formula company to become fully compliant with the Safe Quality Food Program (SQF-Level 3).
With a soy protein source, babies can develop and grow just like babies fed cow's milk formulas, only soy protein isolate is the protein source for nutritional needs. Moreover, like all store brands, store brand soy baby formula typically saves moms and dads up $600 a year** versus more pricey national brands such as Enfamil® ProSobee® and Isomil® Advance® baby formulas.
† Product nutrient values and ingredients are subject to change. Please see product label for current information.
Enfamil® and ProSobee® are registered trademarks of Mead Johnson & Co. Similac® and Isomil® are registered trademarks of Abbott Laboratories. Store brand soy-based infant formulas are neither made by nor affiliated with Mead Johnson or Abbott Laboratories.
*Studied before the addition of prebiotics.
**Comparison based on February 2016 price survey of store brand soy infant formula vs. Similac® Soy Isolmil® and Enfamil® ProSobee®. Actual prices may vary by store location and product.
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