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Omega-3 Gummies provides parents with the assurance that their growing children are getting enough of this important nutrient. Omega-3 fatty acids are important for brain, nervous system, and eye health in growing children. Treehouse Omega-3 Gummies provide both DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid).
Suggested usage: Children 2–3 years: 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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Omega-3 for brain, eyes, and nerve development
Omega-3 fatty acids are important for proper eye and brain development in children and help support mood.* They are integral to the structure of the body, forming cell membranes. Omega-3s are essential fats; they can’t be produced by the body and must be acquired through diet. Unfortunately, many children can be deficient in these essential fats due to low dietary intake of fish and fish oils. Omega-3 fatty acids help to support growing brains during pregnancy and through the childhood learning years.*
An omega-3 supplement can offer parents assurance that their growing children are getting enough of this important nutrient. Treehouse Omega-3 Gummies are a delicious alternative for children who don’t like fish or cannot swallow capsules. There is no fishy aftertaste and each gummy is naturally sweetened. Kids will love the flavors: green apple, orange-peach, and strawberry banana. They are free of artificial preservatives and sweeteners, and contain no GMOs. They are also free of common allergens including dairy, wheat, gluten, yeast, soy, corn, egg, shellfish, and tree nuts.
Everything we do contributes to the safety, purity, and quality of our products. Sustainable sourcing, evidence-based formulations, and state-of-the-art facilities including our laboratories, processing and manufacturing plants, and packaging lines, all ensure our products meet the highest standards.
Any ingredient we use as a raw material is tested for purity, identification, heavy metals, pesticides, and other contaminants in accordance with the requirements of the Canadian Government’s Natural and Non-Prescription Health Product Directorate (NNHPD), the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED), and United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) guidelines.
Omega-3 oils used in Treehouse supplements are IVO certified. IVO stands for International Verified Omega-3. IVO is an independent not-for-profit organization, whose goal is to increase consumer confidence in omega-3 oils from marine sources while supporting responsible marine stewardship and the long-term sustainability of the marine oil industry. The IVO seal on a product indicates that its fish or krill oil components are certified to have met the world’s highest standards for purity, potency, and sustainability.
*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.
|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|
|Total Carbohydrates||2 g||1%‡||<1%**|
|Total Sugars||1 g||†||†|
|Includes 1 g Added Sugars||4%‡||2%**|
|Fish Oil (Scombridae) (whole)||50 mg||†||†|
|Omega-3 Fatty Acids||15 mg||†||†|
|Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)||2 mg||†||†|
|Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)||10 mg||†||†|
|†Daily Value not established. ** Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. ‡ Percent Daily Values are based on a 1,000 calorie diet.|
Genuine cane sugar, tapioca syrup, purified water, natural flavor (strawberry, orange), pectin, citric acid, sodium citrate, coconut oil, natural color (black carrot, annatto), carnauba wax.
Research in brief
A Canadian study showed that almost 4 out of 5 children do not get adequate dietary amounts of omega 3 fats (Madden, et al., 2009). Definitive evidence shows that DHA, a component of omega-3 from fish oil, is essential for the cognitive and visual development of children due to its high concentration in the brain and retina, where it becomes incorporated into cell membranes (Denomme, et al., 2005).
Evidence from clinical trials suggests that fish oil supplementation may help promote cognition and healthy mood. (Freeman, et al., 2006). A pilot study also showed that children who took supplemental DHA experienced more restful and longer duration sleep (Montgomery et al., 2014).
Denomme, et al. (2005). Directly quantitated dietary (n-3) fatty acid intakes of pregnant Canadian women are lower than current dietary recommendations. J Nutr, 135(2), 206-11.
Freeman, et al. (2006). Omega-3 fatty acids: evidence base for treatment of future research in psychiatry. J Clin Pscyhiatry, 67(12), 1954-67.
Madden, et al. (2009). Direct diet quantification indicates low intakes of (n-3) fatty acids in children 4 to 8 years old. J Nutr, 139(3), 528-532.
Montgomery, et al. (2014). Fatty acids and sleep in UK children: Subjective and pilot objective sleep results from the DOLAB study – a randomised controlled trial. Journal of Sleep Research, DOI: 10.1111/jsr.12135