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should i give my child multivitamins

by Dr. Armando Von Sr. Published 1 year ago Updated 11 months ago

Multivitamins aren't necessary for most healthy children who are growing normally. Foods are the best source of nutrients. Regular meals and snacks can provide all the nutrients most preschoolers need. While many young children are picky eaters, that doesn't necessarily mean that they have nutritional deficiencies.

When should I start giving my child multivitamins?

age 4Consider waiting until a child reaches age 4 to start giving a multivitamin supplement, unless your child's doctor suggests otherwise.

What does a multivitamin do for kids?

Vitamins like A, C, D and E are staples in our children's multis, and each of them is so important for supporting immune health all year long. * Multivitamins can contribute to antioxidant health, and help keep your child's immune system healthy and fortified.

Do doctors recommend multivitamins?

Multivitamin and multimineral supplements are not recommended for generally healthy adults, the report noted.

Is taking multivitamins everyday good?

But there is still limited evidence that a daily cocktail of essential vitamins and minerals actually delivers what you expect. Most studies find no benefit from multivitamins in protecting the brain or heart. But There are potential benefits and no risks from a one daily standard multivitamin.

What vitamins should I give my child?

The type of vitamin supplements your child needs will depend on their age and specific concerns. Consult with your pediatrician to see if your chil...

When should kids start taking vitamins?

Not all kids need vitamins, but some groups may benefit from them (see below). In particular, infants should be given vitamin D supplements shortly...

Should you give your child vitamins?

Children who eat a balanced diet generally do not need to take vitamin supplements. However, some kids may need them if they are at risk of deficie...

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24 hours ago  · A multivitamin might be helpful for your child if he or she: Has a delay in physical and developmental growth (failure to thrive) Has certain chronic diseases or food allergies Has a restrictive diet, such as a strict vegan diet

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