Decades of research confirm the importance of essential fatty acids found in fish to support eye and brain development, as well as overall health.
Ideally, children would obtain these crucial nutrients from their diet but where this isn’t possible a fish oil supplement is a great solve, but it can be tricky getting kids to take them!
Here are some creative ways to get the much-needed benefits of fish oil supplements into your children.
It certainly is the easiest way to get it done and some kids will happily take their fish oil straight off a spoon or in a small cup, especially if followed up with a food or drink of choice afterward to avoid any aftertaste. Tip: Keeping the capsules in the fridge can help reduce any fishy taste that may be present.
The options are endless!
A flavored liquid product
With a hefty dose of crucial nutrients in every dose, liquid formulations are well tolerated by many kids ‘as is’ or mixed into juice, smoothies, fruity ice creams or sorbets.
Choose a chewable
Equazen eye q chews are a convenient way to give your child all of the benefits of fish oil in a tasty strawberry flavoured bite-size chewable capsule. The pleasant taste and easy-to-take dosage form can easily be administered to children from ages 3 and up.
The health benefits of essential fatty acids have been widely studied and accepted by scientists around the world - but is your child getting enough of them to reap the rewards?