Kids’ Corner Kids Nutrition
Most kids are lacking in EPA and DHA, the omega-3 essential fatty acids found in fish oil. Considering that these nutrients significantly aid in child development, from the immune system to brain function, it might be time to bolster your little one’s morning regimen. Omega-3 fatty acids must be obtained through diet. Eating fish is one way to get omega-3s; however, does your child eats fish three to four times a week – and how safe are the fish today? Even budding seafood lovers aren’t getting enough omega-3s, because much fish is farm raised and lacking significant amounts of these fatty acids. Research indicates the purest and most reliable source of obtaining them is a high quality fish oil supplement. Third party-certified Nordic Naturals’ chewable tangerine-flavored Fishes and strawberry-flavored Children’s DHA – made from Arctic cod liver oil are two examples. Starting the day with Nordic Berries multivitamins for tots two and up. Kids can be picky eaters and make poor choices allowing nutrient deficiencies to develop. A multi-vitamins fill in the blanks to ensure adequate nutrition status.
With children’s active lifestyles and growing bodies, it’s crucial for them to receive adequate vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. USANA manufactured Usanimals provide a full array of these nutrients in amounts specifically designed for children ages 13 months to 12 years. Usanimals include large doses of vitamins C and E, as well as an antioxidant phytonutrient blend of blackberry, cranberry, raspberry, and wild blueberry fruit powders.
What is used to sweeten the Usanimals tablets? The Usanimals are sweetened with fructose, honey powder, and xylitol.