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Do your kids take Vitamins?

mine don't but i want them to start.
Whats a good one for a teenage boy and a 8 yr old boy?

 
jenn4443

Asked by jenn4443 at 9:04 AM on Mar. 9, 2011 in Health

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  • Not sure what are good ones... Ours don't because they eat a balanced diet everyday. I would talk to your childrens Dr. They would know what would be best.
    MrsLeftlane

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 9:06 AM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • Head to your local health food store. Talk to someone who knows what they are talking about. Discuss activities and current diet to assess what they need. The vitamins in the health food store tend to be a higher quality product than you might get elsewhere (better ingredients, less sugar, easier absorption) so it's the best place to go, imo.
    Nonoluna

    Answer by Nonoluna at 9:09 AM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • We love the gummies from Sam's
    tootoobusy

    Answer by tootoobusy at 9:05 AM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • We are supposed to. They have some new ones (prescription) to help teeth and they taste ok
    tammysgray

    Answer by tammysgray at 9:08 AM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • nah, we have them but he eats pretty good so i don't force them on him. if he wants one i will give him one though.
    shay1130

    Answer by shay1130 at 9:13 AM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • my boys take vitamins every day and so do I

    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 9:20 AM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • Balanced diet or not, kids still need vitamins. The food of today is not as healthy as years ago because the soil is so depleted and because of unsafe farming practices. My kids take vitamins prescribed for them by their doctor; most of the OTC ones are full of chemicals, artificial preservatives, colorings, and flavorings which negate the good qualities they're supposed to have.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:55 AM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • no my kids dont take them. But them drin k plenty of orange juice, eat lots of fruit, and drink plenty of milk. So i believe that thats just as good.
    BUTTERFLY463

    Answer by BUTTERFLY463 at 11:29 AM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • My kids are still to young for regular vitamins (1yr and 2yr old) But they do take vitamin D everyday and my son gets some omega 3 because he refuses to eat fish. When they are older (4) I may put them on a multivitamin. I agree with making sure you get a good quality vitamin. I use Usana products for myself and would consider those my my kids in the future.
    tobys.mommy

    Answer by tobys.mommy at 11:34 AM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • Yes! I would look into a teen health for the older one! Then a fun children one for your 8 yr old!
    tripletmom28

    Answer by tripletmom28 at 2:20 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

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