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Blackmores Kids Chewable Multi
Blackmores Kids Chewable Multi
Blackmores Kids Chewable Multi is specifically formulated with 19 essential nutrients to support childrens healthy growth and development.
Features and benefits:
* Provides a broad spectrum of essential vitamins and minerals to supplement a childs diet
* Contains the recommended dietary intake of iodine for children 4-7 years and 75% of the RDI for children 8-13 years. Iodine is an essential nutrient for normal thyroid function, growth and development. It has also been shown to help support the mental performance of school children.
* Supports normal cognitive function such as concentration
* Convenient chewable tablet with a delicious natural strawberry and orange flavour
* Free of artificial colours, flavours and sweeteners How it works Iodine is important for the normal functioning of the thyroid gland as it is an essential nutrient required for the synthesis of thyroid hormones.
Thyroid hormones affect almost every cell in the body and regulate oxygen use, metabolic rate and cellular metabolism. Thyroid hormones are important for the normal development of the skeletal, muscular and nervous systems of children. According to the Australian National Iodine Nutrition study over 50% of Australian children have an iodine deficiency.
The B group vitamins play an essential role in the metabolic processes of all living cells by serving as coenzymes in the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins and fats to produce energy. Also, the normal function and maintenance of the nervous system relies on the presence of the B group vitamins for the production of hormones and neurotransmitters. Adequate levels of vitamin D throughout life are important for building and maintaining healthy bone mass, and hence in maintaining bone density.
Vitamin C is involved in hundreds of biological processes. It is critical to immune function as it is involved in the production of white blood cells and antibodies. Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body, and approximately 99% of the bodys calcium exists in the bones. The major function of calcium is building and maintaining bones and teeth.
Magnesium is essential for many cellular functions, particularly those involved in energy production, and for the normal functioning of muscle and nerve tissue. Iron is a component of haemoglobin, which is an essential component of red blood cells. Haemoglobin transports oxygen in the body. Having optimal haemoglobin levels helps the cells of the body receive sufficient oxygen. Without adequate dietary iron levels the delivery of oxygen to the cells decreases and energy production may suffer.
Dosage Children over 4 years - Chew (do not swallow whole) 1 tablet a day with a meal, or as professionally prescribed. Not suitable for children under 4 years.
Active ingredients per tablet Vitamin A (Retinyl palmitate 96.3 g) 175 IU Vitamin B1 (Thiamine nitrate) 700g Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 1.1 mg Nicotinamide 12 mg Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid from calcium pantothenate 3 mg) 2.7 mg Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine hydrochloride) 1.3 mg Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin) 1.5g Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid 41 mg and sodium ascorbate 22.6 mg) 60 mg Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol 2.5g) 100 IU Natural Vitamin E (d-alpha-tocopheryl acid succinate 5 mg) 6 IU Vitamin H (Biotin) 50g Folic acid 100g Calcium hydrogen phosphate anhydrous (Calcium 10 mg and phosphorus 7.7 mg) 33.9 mg Ferrous fumarate (Iron 2.5 mg) 7.5 mg Magnesium oxide (Magnesium 5.3 mg) 8.7 mg Manganese sulfate (Manganese 25g) 77g Zinc oxide (Zinc 1 mg) 1.3 mg Copper gluconate (Copper 25g) 178.6g Potassium iodide (Iodine 90g) 118g Medicine Interactions Calcium, magnesium, zinc and iron may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, penicillamine or thyroid hormones, separate doses by at least 2 hours.
Contraindications and cautions Always read the label. Use only as directed.