It won’t be long before the little ones and slightly bigger ones go back to school, and you might be wondering what you can do to support their health. In addition to policing the contents of their lunchboxes and making sure they eat and snack healthily, wave them off with our favourite back to school supplements.
Solgar’s Kangavites Multivitamin & Mineral, £10.75 for 60 chewable tablets
Especially created with children in mind, Solgar’s Kangavites children’s supplements provide a variety of important vitamins and minerals, including natural and food-based ingredients, in delicious kid-friendly flavours they’re guaranteed to love. Each chewable, children’s multivitamin and mineral formula is suitable for children aged 3 and over, and has been carefully formulated to support the healthy lifestyle habits of children. Choose from Bouncin’ Berryor Tropical Punch to cover their vitamin and mineral needs, or there’s Kangavites Natural Orange Burst Vitamin C 100mg for additional immune support.
Optibac Kids Gummies – Strawberry, £12.99 for 30 gummies
Look after their tummies with Optibac’s seriously delicious-tasting Strawberry Kids Gummies. Made with real fruit and free from added sugars, artificial sweeteners and colours, these soft-bite fruit gummies provide proven friendly bacteria, vitamin D and calcium, for immune and digestive support. Developed for children over the age of 3 and rigorously taste-tested by children for children, they’re easy to take, with or without food, and are suitable for children on vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free or dairy-free diets.
BetterYou Children’s Health Oral Spray, £11.21 for 25ml
Easy, fuss-free vitamins for children don’t come much better than BetterYou’s Children’s Health Oral Spray. Developed in partnership with mum and nutritionist Madeleine Shaw, this pill-free formulation provides vitamins A, B12, C and D, folic acid, iodine and vitamin K2, to help support bone development, energy requirements and attention span. Easy to administer, and easy to dose, this vitamin spray is a convenient and effective way to support the growth and development of children from as young as one year old to teen. And as you’d expect from BetterYou, it tastes great too. We love its natural raspberry flavour. We’re also very impressed with the carbon negative, plant-based plastic packaging!
Lamberts Berry Bursts Omega 3 For Kids, £11.95 for 100 chewable capsules
Lamberts® Omega 3 Berry Bursts have been specially formulated for those aged 3 years and over. Chewing the soft capsule releases a burst of delicious natural blackcurrant flavour and delivers essential omega 3 fatty acids alongside vital vitamins A, C, D and E. Essential for good reason, omega-3s are thought to be essential for healthy brain function, whereas vitamins A, C, D and E help to support a healthy immune system, as well as healthy skin, teeth, bones and eyes. Omega 3 Berry Bursts are produced using one of the most sophisticated purification processes that minimises any ‘fishy’ aftertaste – perfect for their discerning palates.
Floradix Kindervital Fruity for Children, £10.99 for 250ml
A fruity, multivitamin liquid formula designed especially for children aged 3+, Floradix Kindervital Fruity, provides liquid calcium, herbal extracts, vitamins and fruit juice concentrates. Calcium and vitamin D are needed for normal growth and bone development, and additional nutrients include B vitamins and vitamins A, C and E. An easy to take, easy to dose liquid multivit, kids love the fruity taste of Floradix. It doesn’t contain any alcohol, preservatives, colourings or artificial flavourings, is lactose free and gluten free, and is suitable for vegetarians and vegans.