There’s been a whole lotta hoopla lately about children’s health and children’s vitamins, as Michelle Obama pushes for better vending machine choices and more and more foods become vitamin fortified to support proper nutrition and, consequently, growth. Of course, a growing body always needs some extra care, and supplement providers are no strangers to this fact. We’ve designed some vitamins to address several factors of children’s health that are alternatively addressed with behavior analysis and program implementation, or even sugary cereals that feature vitamin A.
Still, we’d be the first to admit that designing children’s vitamins is always tricky, due to pickiness and large variances in how children react to, well, anything. We create formulas that have great tastes and minimal sugar content for this purpose. We also take into account the fact that not all children will enjoy the actual act of taking vitamins, and have countered that with enjoyable and simple delivery systems.
By Karin Krisher
Last week, we discussed the main letter vitamins, and the week before, you learned all about multivitamins and fish oils. What could we possibly have left to discuss?
The answer might shock you. FoodScience features over 200 different supplements. Most of those are geared for the support of specific bodily functions, and many are specialty formulas that feature unique ingredients.* Those will be our topic today—though it’s a lot to cover! Because there are so many supplements to consider, we’ve picked out just a few of our (and our customers’) favorite categories, and just a few products in each. If you’d like any more information, please comment and we’d be more than happy to share!
By Karin Krisher
Last week, we introduced you to some of the basics of supplementation. This week, we go a little deeper—we want to talk about some of the key vitamins that we make, take, and love! This stuff can get heavy, so if you grow weary, take a break and come back. If you’re into your health, it’s important to learn, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy!