We all need our daily dose of vitamins and minerals in order to function and stay healthy. That goes without saying for our children who are in their growing years, and much less during this time of uncertainty.
As much as we try to help them cultivate good habits and supply them with a well-balanced diet, sometimes the question still lingers – is it enough? Or do they need some vitamins or supplements to make up for what they’re lacking in (especially for the picky eaters)?
We ask a nutrition expert for help to determine if your child needs a little nutritional help, and how to give these supplements to them safely. The nutrient needs of each child may differ according to their age, sex, size, growth and activity level, but here are some key factors you should pay attention to when buying vitamins and supplements for your kids: