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Table 1 Composition of NurtureMate home fortification powdersa

From: The effect of a micronutrient powder home fortification program on anemia and cognitive outcomes among young children in rural China: a cluster randomized trial

Nutrients Unit Average content per packet (1 g) RNI or AI in China (6–11 months) per dayb RNI or AI in China (12–36 months) per day RNI or AI (%)
6–11 month 12–36 month
Iron (ferrous lactate) mg 6.0 10 12 60% 50%
Zinc (zinc sulfate) mg 4.80 8 9 60% 53%
Vitamin A μgRE 200 400 500 50% 40%
Vitamin C mg 50.0 50 60 100% 83%
Vitamin D μg 5.0 10 10 50% 50%
Vitamin E mg 1.55 3 4 52% 39%
Vitamin B1 mg 0.30 0.3 0.6 100% 50%
Vitamin B2 mg 0.50 0.5 0.6 100% 83%
Vitamin B6 mg 0.30 0.3 0.5 100% 60%
Vitamin B12 μg 0.5 0.5 0.9 100% 56%
Folic acid μg 66 80 150 83% 44%
Niacin mg 3.0 3 6 100% 50%
Energy kJ 15   
Protein g 0   
Fat g 0   
Carbohydrate g 0.9   
  1. aNurtureMate can be mixed in with either water or complementary foods, such as porridge, and is recommended for children aged 6–36 months. Recommended consumption is 5–7 sachets per week (one per day)
  2. bRNI: Recommended Nutrient Intake. AI: Adequate Intakes