Wellkid Omega-3 Chewable
The importance of Omega-3
Over the last 10 years, the awareness of the importance of Omega-3 has grown, and ensuring your child receives enough Omega-3 is a valuable step towards giving him or her the best start in life. Results from the National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS) suggest that the consumption of oily fish, which is the main source of beneficial Omega-3 fatty acids, remains low, with children eating well below the minimum recommendation of one portion per week.
Omega-3 can be found in oily fish, such as mackerel, sardines, trout and tuna. However, as mums knows, many children do not like the taste of oily fish so it can be difficult to ensure your child is getting all the Omega-3 they need and the minimum one portion per week.
Great tasting with no fishy aftertaste
Kids can be very particular about their likes and dislikes so it is important to give them a supplement that tastes great, has no fishy aftertaste, and which they are happy to take. Wellkid Omega-3 Chewable is a premium quality soft chewy capsule that provides Omega-3 fish oil with no added sugar and a delicious natural Jaffa orange flavour that kids love.
For active children aged 4 to 12 years
Wellkid Omega-3 Chewable capsules have been developed for active children aged 4-12 years, to provide an ideal source of Omega-3, including the essential fatty acids EPA (Eicosapentaenoic acid) plus DHA (Docosahexaenoic acid). EPA and DHA are classed as essential fatty acids because they cannot be made by the body efficiently and therefore must be obtained through the diet. More and more published research is highlighting the importance of these essential fatty acids.
With 10 µg Vitamin D (per 2 capsules), the level recommended by the UK Department of Health. Vitamin D is needed for normal growth and development of bone in children. It also contributes to their normal immune system function.
The soft chewy capsules have been developed by Vitabiotics' expert nutritional team with the highest standards of purity and quality control.
The growing importance of Vitamin D3
Vitamin D plays a truly remarkable role in the body. It is essential for all round good health and is needed for normal growth and development of bone in children. New research shows that optimum intake levels of vitamin D may be far higher than previously thought. Vitamin D3 is the body's preferred form of vitamin D. Vitamin D is synthesized by the body on exposure to sunlight, however many parents are now following health advice to avoid too much sun exposure and be extra careful with children's delicate skin, often using high SPF sun creams, which reduces vitamin D levels in the body. It is therefore especially important for children to get this from their diet or from a nutritional safeguard such as Wellkid Omega-3 Chewable which includes the 10 µg Vitamin D (per 2 capsules), the level recommended by the UK Department of Health.
Vitamin D in the diet
Vitamin D is naturally present in only a limited number of foods for example, oily fish such as herring and sardines, fish liver oils, eggs and butter. However these may be foods that are difficult to get children to eat regularly. Because vitamin D is fat soluble, advice to eat lower fat diets and the raising concern about childhood obesity may contribute to reduced intakes from foods rich in Vitamin D and hence dietary supplementation may be recommended.
Vitabiotics Wellkid Omega-3 Chewable fish oil only comes from sustainable fisheries in highly regulated, clean sea environments.
Quality and Purity
Wellkid Omega-3 Chewable undergoes a special purification process, to ensure the highest purity oil. Each batch is rigorously tested, certified and fully compliant with stringent EC and WHO rules on environmental pollutants. This means you can be sure of the cleanest, highest quality standards, free from contaminants such as mercury, dioxins and PCB'S
Wellkid Omega-3 Chewable is available from Boots, Superdrug, Tesco, Waitrose, independent pharmacies and health stores including Holland and Barrett. Alternatively you can order online here.