Lactogrow Faq

Lactogrow FAQs

Is LACTOGROW suitable for children who are allergic to lactose?

LACTOGROW contains lactose and hence not recommended for children suffering from lactose allergy. Please contact your Pediatrician for further details.

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What are the flavors in which LACTOGROW is available?

LACTOGROW is available in a biscuity and vanilla flavour

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How do I prepare one serve of LACTOGROW?
  • Boil drinking water for five minutes and leave it to cool down, till lukewarm
  • Gradually mix 7 level scoops (or 33.5gm) to 210mL of lukewarm water until powder is fully dissolved
  • Please note that mixing LACTOGROW with water more than 37◦C may compromise on the benefits of probiotics
  • It also tastes great with milk.
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Can I give LACTOGROW with milk?

It is recommended to serve LACTOGROW with water, however you can also serve it with milk. Mix 5 scoops of LACTOGROW with 180 ml of skimmed or toned milk.

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Can LACTOGROW be mixed in other smoothies/shakes as well?

The recommended consumption of LACTOGROW is by mixing in lukewarm water. However, the powder may be used to increase the nutrient density of smoothies/shakes, for which the serve size needs to be adjusted as per the needs.

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What is the best time during the day to serve LACTOGROW to my child?

LACTOGROW can be served at any time during the day.

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What is the time within which LACTOGROW should be consumed after preparation?

It is advisable to consume LACTOGROW immediately after it has been prepared.

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For what age groups is LACTOGROW suitable?

LACTOGROW is a nutritious drink for growing children in the age group of 3 to 6 years, tailor made as per the RDA for that age group.

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Can I give LACTOGROW to my kid who is in the age group of 2 – 3 years?

Yes, Lactogrow can be given to the children 2-3 years old, as a part of varied diet since the nutritional requirements are same for both 2 and 3-year-old child. Therefore, nutritional deliveries of LACTOGROW will be similar for both ages.

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Why does my child need LACTOGROW?

During early years, children need nutrient-rich food that supports their growth and development. An optimal nutrition is necessary to support these developmental changes. LACTOGROW is a nutritious milk drink for growing children. When included as a part of balanced diet it helps support to meet the nutritional needs of children aged 3-6 years.

  • Lactogrow contains Vit A,C, iron, zinc and selenium for immune system function
  • Protein, Vit B1, Vit B2, Folic Acid, Vit B12, Vit A for normal growth and development
  • Alpha Linolenic Acid for normal brain development
  • Iron & iodine for normal cognitive development
  • Calcium and Vit D for normal bone development
  • Whey Protein which is easy to digest
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Where can I get more information on nutrition and LACTOGROW?

To know more on child nutrition and LACTOGROW you may reach out to the Nestle Nutrition Helpdesk on this toll free number 1800 103 1947 or email us at WeCare@in.nestle.com. You may also reach us on our YouTube, Facebook and Instagram pages.

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Should LACTOGROW be served as a hot or cold beverage?

LACTOGROW is best enjoyed when mixed in lukewarm water but the same may be served as a cold beverage too. Please ensure the water that is added must be boiled and cooled. It should not be mixed in water with a temperature of more than 37◦C as that can compromise the benefits of probiotics.

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Can I give LACTOGROW to my child who is less than 2 years old?

LACTOGROW is recommended for children in the age group of 3 – 6 years. It is not an infant formula. We request you to contact your pediatrician for further advice

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What is the difference between LACTOGROW and CEREGROW?

LACTOGROW is a nutritious milk drink for growing children between 3 – 6 years, however, CEREGROW is a growing up cereal for children between 3-6 years. LACTOGROW is a milk-based beverage whereas CEREGROW is a breakfast cereal.

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Is LACTOGROW suitable for my child?

LACTOGROW is a nutritious milk drink to support your child’s normal physical growth and development, normal brain and cognitive development, and normal immune system function. Due to its high whey protein content, LACTOGROW is also easily digestible. However, LACTOGROW contains lactose, occurring naturally in milk, and is not suitable for children with lactose intolerance and galactosemia.

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How is LACTOGROW different from LACTOGEN?

Lactogen is an Infant Formula meant for 0 – 2 years old babies who cannot be breastfed and should be given on doctor’s advice only. However, LACTOGROW is a Growing UP Milk meant for toddlers in the age group of 3 – 6 years for their overall growth and development. Please contact your Pediatrician for further details.

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What is the shelf life of the product?

The shelf life of the product is 12 months from the date of manufacturing. Please check the pack for further details on storage and expiry.

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I am giving my child NANGROW. Should I switch to LACTOGROW?

Both NANGROW and LACTOGROW are nutritious milk drinks for growing children. Both contains nutrients, which are known to support growth & development of children of specific age group. You may choose the product basis your child’s preference of flavor, his nutritional requirements and product availability.

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What is Happy Nutri?

Happy Nutri comprises probiotic L.Reuteri, whey protein, and calcium and Vitamin D. This combination is unique to LACTOGROW and helps in the overall growth and development of toddlers.

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Is there any caution or warning associated with the consumption of LACTOGROW?

LACTOGROW is not for children with galactosemia or lactose intolerance. Use in immunocompromised children (eg long-term steroid therapy, lymphoma etc) should be consulted with the Pediatrician.

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Does LACTOGROW provide balanced nutrition?

LACTOGROW is a nutritious milk drink recommended to be consumed as part of a varied diet including appropriate amounts of fruits, vegetables, cereals, dals and pulses. LACTOGROW provides nutrition for the growth & development for your child. 2 serves of LACTOGROW as part of your child’s varied diet may help support normal physical growth and development, normal brain and cognitive development, normal immune system functioning and normal bones development. LACTOGROW is also easily digestible due to its whey protein content.

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Can LACTOGROW be used as a sole source of nutrition?

LACTOGROW is a nutritious milk drink and not a meal replacement. We recommend 2 serves of LACTOGROW as a part of a varied diet including appropriate amounts of fruits, vegetables, cereals, dals and pulses. This may help support your child’s growth & development. Please contact your pediatrician or nutritionist for further advice.

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How many serves of LACTOGROW can I give to my child?

It is recommended to give 2 serves of LACTOGROW daily (1 serve is 33.5gm LACTOGROW mixed in 210 mL water) to your child. Please contact your pediatrician for further details.

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Does LACTOGROW contain any sugar?

LACTOGROW does not contain any added sucrose. It contains lactose, which is a form of sugar that comes from milk. Lactose is a good form of sugar in comparison to sucrose.

Sugar is a source of energy, but needs to be consumed in recommended portions, that is 4-5 tsp a day as it is also low in other nutrients like vitamins & minerals. Eating too much sugar increases the chance of the child being overweight. LACTOGROW contains lactose that provides sweetness to the drink and we recommend no further addition of table sugar to the drink. Please contact your Pediatrician for further details.

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Since LACTOGROW has no added sucrose, where does it get its sweetness from?

LACTOGROW contains lactose, a naturally occurring sugar found in milk, which is a source of carbohydrate and provides sweetness to the product too.

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Is milk a complete breakfast?

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and should combine complex carbohydrates, quality protein, vitamins and minerals that comes from a combination of cereals like whole-wheat paratha/dalia/oats etc., dairy (milk or milk product) and a fruit.

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My child has a very strong preference for sweet foods and drinks; how do I make him drink LACTOGROW?

Children should not be given too much of sugary foods as they increase the chances of a child being overweight. Recommended amount of sugar intake in a day is 4-5 tsp. a day. Gradually try to reduce the sugar content in the child’s diet and replace with naturally sweet foods like fruits, dates, raisins, figs etc., which are sources of calories, as well as nutrients like vitamins and minerals. Desserts and sweets like candies, cookies, cakes, sweetened soft drinks, packaged fruit juices etc. should be given to children occasionally as a sweet treat and in controlled portions.

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Does LACTOGROW help in immunity of toddlers? How?

LACTOGROW contains nutrients such as Vitamin A, C, iron, zinc and selenium, which are known to support normal immune system function. It also contains L.Reuteri, a probiotic which may also supports normal immune system function by providing a healthier gut.

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Does LACTOGROW have gluten?

No, LACTOGROW is gluten-free.

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How is LACTOGROW easily digestible?

LACTOGROW contains high quality whey protein, this makes it easy to digest.

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How does LACTOGROW help support the physical growth and development of my child?

LACTOGROW is a source of vitamin D, calcium, phosphorus and vitamin B. These nutrients help support both the normal development of muscles & bones in children thereby helping in their physical growth and development. Protein is also essential for physical development. LACTOGROW has high quality whey protein, which is easy to digest.

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Does LACTOGROW contain any probiotic or prebiotic for gut comfort?

Yes, LACTOGROW contains L.Reuteri, a probiotic which help supports normal immune system function by providing a healthier gut

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Are probiotics safe for consumption by my child?

Probiotics comprise microbes and bacteria such as Lactobacillus, Leuconostoc, bifidobacteria, Pediococcus, have been used extensively throughout human history. In fact, bifidobacteria are the predominant naturally occurring bacteria in breast-fed infants and are also considered to contribute to the infants’ health in numerous ways. Bifidobacterium also known as good bacteria constitutes one of the major bacteria in the human gut. Basis number scientific studies and researches, FDA has granted GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) status to Lactobacilli, bifidobacteria and lactococci genera.

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What are the benefits of probiotics?

Probiotics provide a multitude of health benefits to humans. They are microbes that compete with harmful microbes and prevent the colonization of harmful bacteria in the gut. They metabolizes various healthy byproducts to humans and also have a positive effect on digestion and metabolism. Studies have also shown that probiotics can modulate individuals’ immune response.

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What is L.Reuteri and what are its benefits?

L.Reuteri is a probiotic which modulates the gut microbiota and confer various health benefits if consumed in desired amount. L.reuteri is associated with multitude of benefits like prevention & management of FGIDs and supporting normal immune system function. It is an ingredient unique to LACTOGROW.

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How does LACTOGROW maintain freshness without any preservatives?

LACTOGROW is a nutritious milk powder, which is made for growth and development of toddlers. The milk powder is spray dried/dehydrated and has very low moisture content to avoid development of any microorganisms. Additionally, all packs are flushed with inert nitrogen gas to expel oxygen. This allows the product to remain fresh throughout its shelf life. o LACTOGROW comes with two layers of protection. The first layer, pouch, protects the product from moisture, oxygen, humidity and temperature. The pouch also ensures that the inert gas, that keeps the powder from oxidation, is properly secured. The pouch is protected using a box.

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LACTOGROW is less dense/watery/less viscous as compared with other milk drinks. Why is it so?

LACTOGROW milk drink does not contain any added sucrose, which may make it less dense as compared with other milk drinks. However, it provides holistic development for your toddler.

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