Chewable Multi Vitamin

60 Chewable Tablets - Mixed Fruit & Wildberry Flavour

Treehouse Chewable Multivitamin with mixed fruits and wildberry flavours provides little ones with optimal amounts of the vitamins their bodies need for good health. Children, 3 years and older, will enjoy the delicious fruit flavours and the fact that they’re shaped like their Treehouse friend Franklin! You’ll appreciate that these supplements contain:

  • No artificial colours
  • No artificial flavours
  • No preservatives
  • No aspartame

Recommended dose: Children 3 years and older: Chew 1 tablet daily or as directed by a health care practitioner.

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The busy life of an active family, and the sometimes fussy eating habits of children, can result in your little ones not always getting enough of the essential vitamins they need for building and supporting strong bodies. Research shows that many children have inadequate intake of important micronutrients. Even children who appear healthy can have subclinical nutritional deficiencies.

The research also shows that a quality daily multivitamin supplement can fill in the gaps and provide optimal nutrition for health and development. A complete range of vitamins is needed to form and maintain healthy teeth, bones, skin, nerves and brain tissue, and to support metabolism and red blood cell formation, and strengthen connective tissue, muscles, and the immune system.

Multivitamins from Treehouse provides peace of mind for you while they give nutritional support to your children. They contain essential nutrients, with NO artificial colours, flavours, preservatives, or aspartame. Kids age 3 and up will love Treehouse Chewable Multivitamin because they taste great and they’re shaped like Franklin the turtle!

Ingredients

Medicinal ingredients

Each tablet contains:
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 50 mg
Niacinamide 8 mg
Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin) 3 mcg
Vitamin B1 (thiamine hydrochloride) 1.5 mg
Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) 1.5 mg
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine hydrochloride) 1 mg
Vitamin A (palmitate) 1600 IU
(480 mcg RAE)
Folate (folic acid) 100 mcg
Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) 400 IU
(10 mcg)

Other Ingredients

Dextrose, fructose, natural flavours (orange, strawberry, blueberry, raspberry), citric acid, vegetable grade magnesium stearate (lubricant), natural colours (red and purple carmine, annatto, turmeric), sucralose, microcrystalline cellulose.

 

Contains no artificial colours or preservatives; no dairy, wheat, gluten, yeast, soy, egg, fish, shellfish, salt, tree nuts, or GMOs.

Research

Research in brief

A growing young body requires a complete spectrum of vitamins and minerals. Even children who appear healthy can have subclinical deficiencies of these essential micronutrients and this can impair optimal growth and development (Singh, 2004). An American clinical trial studied 633 preschool children and found that many were deficient in vitamins and minerals. Children who received a daily supplement showed improved growth, gaining an extra 5.1 mm in height per year compared to children receiving placebo (Sazawal et al., 2010). For “health insurance” against subclinical deficiencies, a quality supplement can ensure optimal nutrition.

Nutritional deficiencies are also seen in children who have a restricted diet, including those with food allergies, gluten intolerance, poor appetite or picky eating habits, and those who eat a vegetarian or vegan diet (Kirby et al., 2009). In such cases, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends a daily supplement, such as a chewable vitamin (Schor, 2004).

Research References

Kirby, M., Danner, E. (2009). Nutritional deficiencies in children on restricted diets. Pediatr Clin North Am, 56(5), 1085-103.

Sazawal, S., et al. (2010). Micronutrient fortified milk improves iron status, anemia and growth among children 1-4 years: a double masked, randomized, controlled trial. PLoS One, 5(8), e12167.

Schor, E. (Ed.). (2004). Caring for Your School-Age Child: Ages 5 to 12. New York, NY: Bantam Books.

Singh, M. (2004). Role of micronutrients for physical growth and mental development. Indian J Pediatr, 71(1), 59-62.