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Jun
Nutrient Comparison Chart: Breast Milk vs Homemade Formula

From Weston A Price Foundation
Based on 36 ounces

 

Breast Milk

Cow’s Milk
Formula

Goat Milk
Formula

Liver-Based
Formula

Calories

766

856

890

682

Protein

11.3g

18g

18g

15g

Carbohydrates

76g

79g

77g

69g

Total Fat

48g

52g

54g

36g

Saturated Fat

22g

28g

30g

16g

Mono Fat

18g

16g

16g

12g

Poly Fat

5.5g

5.6g

5.7g

5.6g

Omega-3 FA

.58g

1.3g

1.2g

1.0g

Omega-6 FA

4.4g

4.2g

4.4g

4.5g

Cholesterol

153mg

137mg

166mg

227mg

 

 

 

 

 

Vitamin A*

946IU

5000IU

5000IU

20,000IU

Thiamin-B1

.15mg

1.05mg

1.1mg

.19mg

Riboflavin-B2

.4mg

1.2mg

1.2mg

1.9mg

Niacin-B3

1.9mg

2.5mg

4.4mg

14.2mg

Vitamin B6

.12mg

.51mg

.60mg

.65mg

Vitamin B12

.5mcg

1.9mcg

2.8mcg

39mcg

Folate

57mcg

236mcg

284mcg

159mcg

Vitamin C

55mg

57mg

59mg

62mg

Vitamin D

480IU

450IU

525IU

460IU

Vitamin E***

9.9mg

6.2mg

4.7mg

4.9mg

Calcium

355mg

686mg

756mg

NA**

Copper

.57mg

.38mg

.58mg

1.9mg

Iron

.33mg

1.4mg

2.2mg

5.4mg

Magnesium

37.4mg

91.3mg

96.1mg

34.5mg

Manganese

.29mg

.034mg

.12mg

.24mg

Phosphorus

151mg

616mg

729mg

344mg

Potassium

560mg

949mg

1228mg

750mg

Selenium

18.8mcg

15.4mcg

18.7mg

31.1mg

Sodium

186mg

308mg

320mg

NA**

Zinc

1.9mg

2.8mg

2.7mg

2.5mg