TH Vit D3 Gummies 3211 US

Gummies Vitamin D3

60 Fruit-Shaped Gummies - Natural Flavors

Fun fruit-shaped Vitamin D3 Gummies (strawberry, orange, and lemon flavors) are an easy way to give children an age-appropriate dose of this important nutrient, which helps support development, healthy teeth and bones, and the immune and nervous systems.* This vegetarian formula contains no artificial flavors, preservatives, aspartame, or high fructose corn syrup.

Suggested usage: Children 2–3 years old: Chew 1 gummy daily with a meal or as directed by a health care practitioner. Children 4 years and older: Chew 1 gummy 2 times daily with a meal or as directed by a health care practitioner.

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Naturally sweetened vitamin D3 gummies for growing bodies

Children need vitamin D for normal growth and development, but they don’t always get adequate amounts. Vitamin D3 is formed in the skin by sunlight, but the skin cannot make enough during northern winters and may be limited on summer days when clothing or sunscreen covers the skin.

Research shows that the “sunshine vitamin” is important for calcium and phosphorus absorption and for building healthy teeth and bones.* It also plays a critical role in development of the cardiovascular, immune, and nervous systems.* The amount of vitamin D3 recommended for children and adolescents was recently doubled to 400 IU by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Only vitamin D3 (also called cholecalciferol) is the same as the form made by the skin on a sunny day.

Treehouse Vitamin D3 Gummies are an easy way to give your children an age-appropriate dose of this important nutrient and support their development and long-term health.* They come in delicious, naturally sweetened fruit flavors that kids will enjoy. They contain no high fructose corn syrup or aspartame, and are free from hydrogenated oils and common food allergens such as gluten, wheat, and dairy. For kids 3 years and older.

*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Ingredients

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 Gummy
Amount Per % Daily Value For % Daily Value For Adults and
  Serving Children 1–3 Years Children 3 or more Years of Age
Calories 5
Total Carbohydrates 2 g 1%‡ <1%**
Total Sugars 1 g
Includes 1 g Added Sugars 4%‡ 2%**
Sodium 5 mg <1%‡  <1%**
Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) 10 mcg (400 IU) 67%  50%
†Daily Value not established.
‡ Percent Daily Values are based on a 1,000 calorie diet.

Other Ingredients

Genuine cane sugar, tapioca syrup, purified water, pectin, natural flavor (strawberry, orange, lemon), citric acid, sodium citrate, coconut oil, natural colors (black carrot, annatto), carnauba wax.

Research

Research in brief

Vitamin D sufficiency has been linked to overall health in children (Litonjua, 2012; Brehm et al., 2010). New research suggests that vitamin D plays a role in maintaining healthy immunity and healthy blood sugar metabolism. (Wagner et al., 2008).

Not all forms of vitamin D have been shown to support human health. Only vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) is the natural form produced in the skin on a sunny day (Heaney, 2008).

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently increased their recommendation for vitamin D3 to a minimum daily intake of 400 IU for all children and adolescents (Wagner et al., 2008). This new dosage has been shown to be safe for children (Pappa et al., 2012).

Research References

Brehm, J., et al. (2010). Serum vitamin D levels and severe asthma exacerbations in the Childhood Asthma Management Program study. J Allergy Clin Immunol, 126(1), 52-8.e5.

Heaney, R. (2008). Vitamin D in health and disease. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol, 3 (5), 1535-41.

Litonjua, A. (2012). Vitamin D deficiency as a risk factor for childhood allergic disease and asthma. Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol, 12(2), 179-85.

Pappa, H. et al. (2012). Treatment of vitamin D insufficiency in children and adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease: a randomized clinical trial comparing three regimens. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 97 (6), 2134-42.

Wagner, C., Greer, F. (2008). Prevention of rickets and vitamin D deficiency in infants, children, and adolescents. Pediatrics, 122(5), 1142-52.