The Benefits of EarlyShield®
Learn about carotenoids
Voiceover: We've all seen an apple slice turn brown, right? That's oxidation, caused by free radicals released by good old oxygen. That's similar to the kind of damage that can also happen to cells in your baby's body.
EarlyShield® includes special nutrients called carotenoids. They're also found in breast milk. Research suggests that they can prevent and repair damage from free radicals, keeping cells healthy. It's a natural defense that helps protect your baby. One of these carotenoids, called Lutein, has even been shown to help support eye health.
Grownups get carotenoids from colorful foods like spinach, tomatoes, and carrots. So until your baby can eat a variety of fruits and veggies, one way to get these important nutrients is from EarlyShield.
Carotenoids support healthy cells
EarlyShield® includes special antioxidants known as carotenoids, nutrients naturally found in breast milk. And Similac has Lutein, an important nutrient your baby can get from breast milk and Similac. Lutein supports eye health.
Carotenoids also play a part in cell health. Ever wonder why an apple slice turns brown? That is oxidation, which happens when oxygen causes the release of free radicals. This is similar to the kind of damage that can happen to cells in your baby's body. Carotenoids can prevent and repair damage from free radicals, keeping cells healthy.
You get carotenoids from colorful foods such as spinach, tomatoes, and carrots. But until your baby can eat a variety of fruits and vegetables, he can get these important nutrients from EarlyShield.
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