LNS-Preg. Breastfeeding WG, 75g/CAR-168

LNS-Preg. Breastfeeding WG, 75g/CAR-168
Indicative Price 43.64 USD
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General Description
LNS-Preg. Breastfeeding WG, 75g/CAR-168 (LNS-PBWG) paste is a high-energy fortified food to address malnutrition during pregnancy and breastfeeding. It is classified as Food for Special Dietary Uses under Codex Alimentarius.

Intended Use
LNS-PBWG is used as a supplement in a pregnant and breastfeeding woman’s and girls’ 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-PBWG 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 breastfeeding.

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

Product Description
LNS-PBWG is a smooth, homogeneous, thick paste containing vegetable oils, legumes (e.g., peanuts, soy, chickpeas, lentils, maize), 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-PBWG paste
Moisture content:2.5% maximum
Water activity:0.6 maximum
510-590 kcal
Proteins:14.7-15.0 % of total energy
Lipids:45.9-60 % of total energy
26-39.3 g
Omega 6:3.2-8.7g
Omega 3:1.7-2.1g
Free sugar**:<10.0 % of total energy
** does not include lactose

Minerals per 100g of LNS-PBWG paste:
*The requirement for these minerals is optional

Vitamins per 100g LNS-PBWG paste:
Vitamin A (Retinol Equivalent):0.733 – 1.339mg
Vitamin B1(Thiamine):1.6 – 3.0mg
Vitamin B2(Riboflavin):1.73 – 2.4mg
Vitamin B3(Niacin):19 - 24mg
Vitamin B6(Pyridoxine):2.3 – 3.2mg
Vitamin B9 (Folic acid):533– 734µg (DFE)
Vitamin B12(Cyanocobalamin):3.2–7.3µg
Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid):133 – 367mg
Vitamin D (Cholecalciferol):13 - 24µg
Vitamin E (Tocopherol):29.3– 53mg
Vitamin K (phylloquinone):96-196µg
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid) *: 7.5-9.3mg
*The requirement for these vitamins 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-PBWG 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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Alternative products:
S0000248 Supplementary spread sachet 100g/CAR-150;
S0000247 Supplementary spread sachet 50g/CAR-300;
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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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