Children

Probiotics for Children

ACIDOPHILUS AND BIFIDUS WITH A-Z MULTIVITAMINS FOR CHILDREN Adequate vitamin intake is especially critical for children to ensure they develop and grow healthily. As some children can be fussy eaters, it may be useful to supplement their diet to ensure they have an adequate intake of vitamins and minerals. ProVen Probiotics for children are specially formulated for the ages of 4 to 16-year-olds. ProVen Probiotics Acidophilus & Bifidus with A-Z Multivitamins for Children is unique in providing a combination of 100% of the recommended daily allowance of all 13 essential vitamins, together with 2.5 billion Lab4 friendly bacteria - all in one tasty chewable tablet developed specifically for children. If you would like to find out more please do not hesitate to contact ProVen Probiotics and speak to our resident in-house nutritionist.
  • How can I improve my child’s gut health?

    Gut health for kids can be a daunting task. The summer holidays can often feel like a constant round of providing food for the kids – breakfast, second breakfast, snack, lunch, second lunch, snack, tea, dinner…you get the message! As a result, it can also be a time when eating...
  • School’s out for summer…

    Summer is here and we are all looking forward to long days of sunshine and fun. Vitamin D is produced by the action of sunshine on skin, so the more time we can spend outdoors in the sunshine, the more vitamin D our body’s produce – just remember to cover...
  • Lunch box ideas - Healthy alternatives

    A healthy lunchbox should include protein, vegetables, fruit and perhaps some other form of carbohydrate and a little something sweet – and a drink (preferably water). Here are some gut-friendly lunch box ideas for each of these elements, which can be used to build a filling and healthy lunchbox every...
  • Healthy snack ideas for you and the kids

    For whenever the kids (or you!) are hungry and need to grab something quickly, here are a few of our gut-friendly and healthy snack ideas for those after-school hunger monsters. Always try and include some protein as this will fill you and your children up more and help you to...
  • Support your child’s brain through their gut

    Good nutrition can help to support brain health, but to ensure that the nutrients from our healthy food reach our brain, we need to ensure our digestive system is in good order. This applies to children too and, depending on their age, it can be difficult to get our children...
  • 3 gut-friendly recipes for kids

    Gut health is key to supporting overall wellness and plays a key role in mental health. More than 90% of the body’s serotonin is produced in the gut, alongside other key neurotransmitters, chemical messengers used by the nervous system to support our mood and mental wellbeing. Thus, healthy digestion supports...
  • Supporting our children’s mental health

    According to the latest statistics, 11.2% of schoolchildren in the UK have a diagnosable mental health condition and this figure is growing year-on-year. Around 75% of these are not receiving treatment and three quarters of all mental health issues are established by the time someone is 18 years old. It...
  • Happy Halloween – keeping little tummies happy despite all the sweets…

    Striking the balance between kids enjoying Halloween with all the feast of sweets available and ensuring their little tummies don't suffer, is no mean feat. From too much sugar to bloating and erratic behaviour, as a parent you have a lot to manage to ensure your little ones remain healthy...
  • Friendly bacteria to reduce antibiotic use in infants and children

    This week has seen the Daily Mail reporting that taking probiotics daily reduces the need for children to take antibiotics by almost a third. The article is based upon the latest review paper on this subject to be published in the European Journal of Public Health.[1] The paper reviewed 17...
  • Kids and Playground Bugs

    Viruses are spread by direct and indirect contact with other people, surfaces and objects. They are more likely to be spread by children as they are less likely to wash their hands properly or to put their hands over their mouths when coughing and sneezing. Kids are also much more...

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