Sup. Preg.Lac. LNS-PLW, 75g/CAR-168

Supplem. Preg.Lac (LNS-PLW), 75g/CAR-168
Indicative Price 44.95 USD
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General Description
Supplem. Preg.Lac (LNS-PLW) 75g/CAR-168. Supplement Preg. Lac (LNS-PLW) paste is a high-energy fortified food to address malnutrition during pregnancy and lactation. It is classified as Food for Special Dietary Uses under Codex Alimentarius.

Intended Use
LNS-PLW is used as a supplement in a pregnant and lactating woman’s diet in addition to family foods in undernourished populations. It is ready to eat directly from the sachet; does not require cooking, mixing or dilution. LNS-PLW paste is portion controlled: each sachet has the same nutritional value to supplement the dietary intake. The recommended period of supplementation is from week 12 until for the remaining duration of pregnancy and one month postpartum during lactation.

Target Population
For pregnant and lactating women with suboptimal nutritional status to reduce the risk of poor birth outcomes where daily diet is low in micronutrients and energy.

Product Description
LNS-PLW is a smooth, homogeneous, thick paste containing vegetable oils, legumes (e.g., peanuts, soy, chickpeas, lentils), milk powder /whey powder, sugar, maltodextrin, protein isolates, vitamin and mineral premix, fully hydrogenated vegetable oil, emulsifier/stabiliser. It is squeezed out of the sachet and eaten directly.

Nutritional composition per 100 g of LNS-PLW paste
Moisture content: 2.5% maximum
Water activity: 0.6 maximum
Energy: 2135-2470kJ
510-590 kcal
Proteins:14.7-15.0 % of total energy
Lipids:45.9-60 % of total energy
26-39.3 g
Lactose:<12 g
Omega 6: 3.2-8.7 g
Omega 3: 1.7-2.1 g
Free sugar: <10.0 % of total energy

Minerals per 100g of LNS-PLW paste
Calcium: 667-1333 mg
Iron: 29-38 mg
Zinc: 20-27 mg
Copper: 1.3-2.2 mg
Selenium: 80-127 µg
Iodine: 279-449 µg
Phosphorus: 400-933 mg
Magnesium*: 193.3-466.7 mg
Manganese*: 2.8-3.4 mg
Potassium*:2.7-6.8 g
Sodium:<270 mg
*The requirement for this mineral is optional

Vitamins per 100g LNS-PLW paste
Vitamin A (Retinol Equivalent):0.733 – 1.339mg
Vitamin B1(Thiamine)1.6 – 3.0 mg
Vitamin B2(Riboflavin):1.73 – 2.4 mg
Vitamin B3(Niacin): 19 - 24 mg
Vitamin B6(Pyridoxine): 2.3 – 3.2 mg
Vitamin B9 (Folic acid): 533– 734 µg (DFE)
Vitamin B12(Cyanocobalamin): 3.2 – 7.3 µg
Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid): 133 – 367 mg
Vitamin D (Cholecalciferol):13 - 24 µg
Vitamin E (Tocopherol):29.3– 53mg
Vitamin K (phylloquinone):96-196 µg
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid) *: 7.5-9.3 mg
Biotin*:37.3-46.7 µg
*The requirement for this vitamin is optional

Directions for Use
Wash hands, knead the sachet prior to opening, open sachet at the tear notch at the side of the sachet, squeeze out the LNS-PLW and eat directly from the sachet. Drink clean drinking water as needed.

For dose recommendation, See WHO Guideline: WHO recommendations on antenatal care for a positive pregnancy experience.

Shelf Life
Shelf life 24 months from date of manufacture when stored < 30 degrees Celsius.
Opened sachet: use within 24 hours after opening, keep in original packaging.

Storage and transport conditions
Follow manufacturer instructions on the package, no refrigeration required.
Do not store above 30 °C, protect from direct sunlight.

Logistics Information
Material safety data sheet information (MSDS): N/A
Packaging and labelling: preparation instructions included on the label
Component of a Kit: no

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Useful links
See WHO Guideline: WHO recommendations on antenatal care for a positive pregnancy experience.

World Health Organization. World Health Organization 2016 https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/9789241549912
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