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Multivitamin (Definition)

Multivitamin is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more


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Is it healthy for children to be a vegan?

Is it healthy for children to be a vegan?

It can be: Vegan lifestyle can be very healthy for a child if they are taking care to eat a variety of 8-10 servings of fruits/vegetables daily and getting a variety of whole grains and healthy sources of fats. It is still recommended that vegans supplement with a multivitamin out of a concern for low b vitamins. ...Read more

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Do children in emerging nations need multivitamins?

Do children in emerging nations need multivitamins?

May be: It does not depend on where they live in general but on their diet. If they are consuming a balanced diet that includes but not limited to fruits, vegetables, cereal, and milk products they don't need any multivitamins. ...Read more

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When does a child need a children's multivitamin?

When does a child need a children's multivitamin?

Multivits in kids: You will likely get a range of answers for this question, but I generally recommend that parents use a multivitamin at 1-2 years of age, and that it include adequate amounts of Vitamin D. ...Read more

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My three year old son took half a bottle of the Up and Up children's gummy multivitamins..is he going to be okay for the night? He seems okay..thanks

My three year old son took half a bottle of the Up and Up children's gummy multivitamins..is he going to be okay for the night? He seems okay..thanks

Probably as long as:: He'll be fine unless they contain a lot of iron. Unfortunately Target doesn't state the ingredients on their website. Doses of iron of 10 mg per pound can be toxic and 30 mg per pound VERY dangerous. Half a bottle is nearly 100 tablets. If he weighs 30 pounds and the amount of iron is under 3 mg per tablet he'll be fine. But kids think they're candy so they should be where he can't get to them. ...Read more

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Is it OK to give my two year old a children's multivitamin if necessary?

If needed: If your 2 yr old is a picky eater you can use an OTC multivitamin with iron. However, its best to include fruits and vegetables in his diet to meet vitamin requirements. ...Read more

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Which is better for children to boost their immunity after illness 7seas tablets or minadex multivitamin syrup?

Good health: The only vitamin which seems to help the immune system is vitamin d3 although Folic Acid has also been touted to boost immune function. Staying in good health and pursing a regular exercise program will likely help the immune system. There is no proof that multivitamins really helps the immune system. ...Read more

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Mvi (Definition)

MVI is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more