Kids Iron Gummies 7.5mg
Kids Iron,Gummies,7.5mg Age 3+
- SUPPLIED IN THE BOTTLE
- 1 bottle contains 60 gummies for a 1 month supply
- Natural raspberry flavour
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The Importance of Iron for Children’s Health
Iron is an essential mineral that plays a pivotal role in maintaining good health, particularly for children aged 3 and older. For this age group, meeting their iron requirements is crucial because their bodies are going through a period of rapid growth and development. Here’s a closer look at why some children might need to supplement with iron, common symptoms of low iron levels, and the preventive benefits of iron supplementation.
Iron and Child Development
- Growth and Development: Iron is a fundamental building block in the body. For children, it’s indispensable in promoting growth and development, from healthy body size to the cognitive and emotional progress necessary for learning and social interactions.
- Energy Production: Iron plays a central role in energy production. It aids in the formation of hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen throughout the body. Sufficient iron levels ensure children have the energy they need to explore their world, both physically and mentally.
Signs of Low Iron in Children
When children don’t receive enough iron, they can develop iron-deficiency anemia. While symptoms can be subtle and easily overlooked, it’s crucial to be aware of the following signs:
- Fatigue: Iron-deficiency anemia can leave children feeling tired, both mentally and physically. They may become irritable, listless, and less enthusiastic about activities they once enjoyed.
- Pale Skin: Low iron levels can result in pale skin and mucous membranes. A pale complexion, particularly when combined with other symptoms, may indicate anemia.
- Frequent Infections: Insufficient iron can weaken the immune system, making children more susceptible to infections. They may frequently come down with illnesses or experience longer recovery times.
- Reduced Appetite: An iron-deficient child may exhibit a diminished appetite. This lack of interest in food can further exacerbate their iron levels, creating a concerning cycle.
- Learning Difficulties: Iron plays a vital role in cognitive development. Low iron levels may lead to learning difficulties, reduced attention span, and compromised academic performance.
- Developmental Delays: In severe cases, iron-deficiency anemia can result in developmental delays, affecting a child’s physical and cognitive milestones.
The Preventive Power of Iron Supplementation
Iron supplementation is a valuable tool for preventing iron-deficiency anemia in children aged 3 and older. It can be particularly beneficial for the following reasons:
- Fulfilling Iron Needs: Children between the ages of 3 and 8 typically require about 10 milligrams of iron per day. This amount can be challenging to obtain through diet alone. Iron supplements bridge the nutritional gap, ensuring kids get the iron they need for optimal growth and development.
- Boosting Immune Function: Adequate iron levels fortify the immune system, helping children fend off illnesses and infections more effectively.
- Enhancing Cognitive Development: Iron supports cognitive development, including memory and concentration. By preventing iron-deficiency anemia, iron supplementation can help children perform better in school and enhance their overall learning experiences.
- Promoting Healthy Appetites: Ensuring children have sufficient iron can help improve their appetites. With healthier eating habits, children are more likely to consume a balanced diet rich in other essential nutrients.
Why this formula?
How much do I really need?
For children 3 and older the recommended dose is 2 gummies daily. For those actively treating iron deficiency, the dose can be increased to 4 gummies daily or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner.
Best to take with a meal, a few hours before or after taking other medications or natural health products.
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Supplement FactsKids Iron + Gummies PER GUMMY
Amount Per Serving
SunActive® Iron (ferric pyrophosphate)
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine hydrochloride)
Vitamin B12 (methylcobalamin)
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)
Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Isomalto-oligosaccharides, purified water, organic erythritol, organic fruit blend (acerola fruit extract, strawberry, raspberry, wild blueberry, sour cherry, pomegranate, cranberry), agar, maltodextrin, sucrose, locust bean gum, natural raspberry flavour, citric acid, coating (organic sunflower oil, organic carnauba wax), black carrot powder (colour), organic stevia leaf extract.
Recommended Use or Purpose: For iron deficiency.
Recommended Dose: Adults and Children (3 years and older): Take 2 gummies daily or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner. For iron deficiency, increase dose to 4 gummies daily or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner.
Cautions & Warning: Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep out of reach of children follow dosing carefully.
As with any natural health product, you should consult your healthcare practitioner on the use of this product. Store product in a cool and dry place. Keep out of reach of children. If you experience an adverse event or allergic reaction, discontinue use immediately and contact a healthcare professional.