Cold season is coming and challenging eaters often catch them all! A great way to boost your child’s immunity is obviously through fruits and vegetables like citrus (oranges, mandarins, grapefruit etc.), butternut squash,
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Which supplements are best?
If you don’t know which vitamins your child is missing out, think
We use vitamin C when the kids start getting a sniffle and through the winter. We use a high dose Healtheries one but it does have quite a bitter orange flavour.
Another important one for autoimmunity. For kids, this one just needs sensible sun exposure instead of supplements
Zinc is great in fighting infections and helping to heal. We’ve tried a few different ones recently (since Jamie’s healing from his dog bite wounds). They liked the gummies but the hands-down favourite is Bio Island Zinc For Kids – they’re crunchy and taste like “caramel and chocolate”. As a bonus, if your child has a zinc deficiency and takes zinc it will really increase their appetite!
In the past, the kids have taken chewable Omega 3 fish oil capsules which they also loved but they eat and love fish (especially salmon) so we don’t take those at the moment. If you’re stuck on how to get vitamins and nutrients into your child through healthy eating, contact me for your free initial consultation to find out how Little Bites can help your challenging eater. If you’re not in New Zealand you can email [email protected] for your international initial free consultation.