Kids Vitamins and Supplements

Kids Vitamins and Supplements

The Beeline Healthcare range of supplements and vitamins for kids supports health and nutrition in children and teenagers.

Vitamins are not just for adults. Kids need their fair share of children’s vitamins to be healthy happy kids! Nutritional requirements are different for children than adults. Kids need sufficient nutrients to help support the growth and development of their body, mind and immune system.

Beeline Healthcare have created tailored supplements to support the nutritional requirements of each age group in the family including babies, kids, teenagers, and adults.

Nutrients in Children’s Diet

While a healthy diet may provide kids with their recommended daily allowance of vitamins and nutrients, we all know that kids can be very fussy eaters! Beeline Healthcare’s kids supplements help to ensure that your kids get the vitamins and nutrients they require.

When children consume insufficient nutrients within their diets, it can contribute to stunted growth and development, weakness, tiredness, poor concentration, dry skin, and increased likelihood of picking up infections due to a weaker immune system.

A healthy balanced diet combined with dietary supplements and exercise can provide the nutrition to help support general health, mental and physical child development, a healthy immune system, boost energy levels, and combat tiredness and fatigue.

Teenager Vitamins and Supplements

The National Teens’ Food Survey in the Republic of Ireland highlighted vitamin deficiency is becoming more prevalent amongst teenagers in Ireland. Irish teenagers are not consuming enough of the key nutrients, vitamins and minerals that they require. 75% of teenagers found it difficult to eat a healthy diet.

Beeline Healthcare have a supplement for teenagers. It has been specifically developed to support the nutritional requirements of adolescents aged 13 to 19 years old. Beeline Teenager Vitamin D3 and Multivitamins contains 17 key nutrients including vitamin D3, vitamin C, B Vitamins, iron, zinc, calcium, and pantothenic acid. This helps support a teenager’s immune system, fatigue, mental performance, energy, growth and the development of bones, muscles and teeth.

Which Vitamins are Good for Children?

So, what are the best vitamins for kids? Children need all the essential vitamins and minerals for growth, development, good health, energy, mental wellbeing, and a properly functioning immune system. The best vitamins for kids include vitamin D, vitamin C, calcium, iron, zinc, B vitamins, vitamin A, vitamin E, and magnesium.

1. Vitamin D

Vitamin D is vital for kids of all ages. Vitamin D deficiency is widespread across all age groups in Ireland including children and teenagers.

Vitamin D supports a properly functioning immune system to help the body fight infections. It also supports the development and maintenance of strong bones, muscles and teeth. Vitamin D contributes to calcium absorption in the body.

Vitamin D for Kids is vital. The Health Service Executive (HSE) recommends that children in Ireland take vitamin D supplements. The HSE recommend a vitamin D3 dosage of:
• 5 micrograms for babies under 12 months.
• 5 micrograms for 1 to 4 years old.
• 10 micrograms for healthy children ages 5 to 11 years old.
• 15 micrograms for healthy teenagers and children aged 12 years and to 64 years old.

2. Calcium

Calcium is an essential mineral for good health. It is of particular importance for kids’ teeth and bone development. Human bodies require calcium for movement and to function properly.

3. Vitamin C

Vitamin C is an essential nutrient. The antioxidant supports the immune system. This helps kids’ bodies fight infections and disease.

4. Iron

Iron is an essential mineral. It supports the blood carrying oxygen around the body. Children and teenagers need iron for energy. Iron contributes to a child’s mental and physical performance.

5. Zinc

Zinc is an essential nutrient that is important at all stages of child growth and development. It contributes to many bodily processes. Zinc helps support kids’ immune systems, digestion, wound healing, gut health, and their sense of smell and taste.

6. Vitamin A

Vitamin A is very important for young children. It contributes to good eye sight, the immune system, healthy skin, bodily organs, growth and development.

7. B Vitamins

B vitamins support children’s energy levels, brain health, and many body functions. Vitamin B1 Thiamine, Vitamin B2 Riboflavin, Vitamin B6 Pyridoxine, Vitamin B7 Biotin, Vitamin B9 Folate (Folic Acid) and Vitamin B12 Cobalamin Methyl cobalamin can all be found in our multivitamin and multi-mineral formula, Beeline Kids Multivitamins & Multimineral Effervescent Tablets, for children aged 3 to 12 years old.

8. Vitamin E

Vitamin E is an antioxidant that supports the immune system and blood vessels.

9. Magnesium

Magnesium is an essential mineral for good health. energy. It supports children’s bone and muscle development, energy levels, mood, and sleep.

Kids Supplements

Beeline Healthcare have a range of supplements for children. Our range of kids supplements provide nutritional support for children to support their immune system, energy levels, growth and development. We also have a supplement specifically tailored for teenagers to help support their nutritional requirements.

Questions Kids Supplements

  • What are the Best Vitamins for Kids?

    The best vitamins for kids are vitamin D, vitamin C, calcium, iron, zinc, B vitamins, vitamin A, vitamin E, and magnesium.

  • At what age do kids need vitamins?

    Kids of all ages need vitamins to support their nutritional requirements, and help their development.

    The Health Service Executive (HSE) recommends that children of all ages in Ireland take vitamin D supplements. The HSE recommend specific dosages for different age groups from new born babies, to infants, to young children, and teenagers.

  • Is it good to give your child vitamins?

    Yes, it is good to give your child vitamins. Kids need sufficient nutrients to help support the development of their bodies, minds, and immune systems.

    The Health Service Executive (HSE) in Ireland recommend that all children are given a vitamin D supplement.

    According to the NHS, the UK government recommends that all children aged 6 months to 5 years are given vitamin supplements containing Vitamins A, Vitamin C and Vitamin D every day.

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