Navigation Links
Life Science Nutritionals Releases a New Infographic Aimed at Helping Parents Teach Kids About Vitamins
Date:10/1/2013

Burlington, Ontario (PRWEB) October 01, 2013

How many times have parents said, “Eat your vegetables so you grow big and strong!” to motivate their kids to gobble up greens and crunch down carrots? Thanks to Life Science Nutritionals (LSN), now parents have another tool to help teach their kids about eating healthy!

Life Science Nutritionals, the makers of IronKids gummy vitamins for kids, has released a new infographic aimed at helping kids understand what vitamins do. The Vitamins + You infographic and accompanying coloring sheet highlights just a few of the important health functions that are supported by vitamins.

“We believe teaching kids the importance of proper nutrition when they are young will lead them to making healthier choices when they grow up and Mom or Dad are not the ones making the meals,” says LSN Social Media Manager, Deb Lowther, herself a mother of three young girls. “Kids need to understand the how and the why we ask them to eat healthy foods and take vitamins otherwise it becomes just another thing we tell them to do.”

The Vitamins + You infographic highlights just a few of the essential vitamins and minerals growing kids need for maintaining healthy eyes, helping growing teeth and bones, promoting strong muscles and developing a smart brain in easy-to-understand terms.

The fun-filled infographic also includes a “Did You Know…?” nutritional science fact sheet for parents to share with their kids. The fact sheet is packed full of interesting body facts, like “Did you know that neurons can send information to your brain at speeds of over 240km an hour?” and “Did you know your teeth and bones are actually alive?”

“We hear over and over from parents how getting kids to eat their vegetables or try baked salmon is a huge challenge,” says Lowther who makes eating healthy a priority for her family. “If we can encourage them to take small bites and taste new flavours while at the same time explaining what parts of their body the Omegas in that salmon are good for, they may be more willing to try it.”

For her daughters, she finds that they just don’t eat a lot at one sitting, so while they may eat broccoli and carrots, the serving is very small. That’s why Lowther includes vegetables in everything she makes and bakes! She shares her favorite kid-friendly recipes for healthy snacks, school lunch ideas, berry smoothies and even spinach brownies on the IronKids blog where the Vitamins + You infographic is published.

The IronKids blog is intended to be a healthy living resource for parents. Every week, IronKids posts practical how-to’s on everything from the science behind Omega 3 for brain development to tips on how to get the kids off the couch and outside being active.

“Staying healthy isn’t just about taking a vitamin once-a-day,” says Lowther. “It’s about eating a well-balanced diet that includes taking the proper supplements for those occasions when there’s a gap in our nutrition.”

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/10/prweb11176731.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Washingtons Life Sciences Discovery Fund awards commercialization grants
2. Hutchinson Center president elected to American Academy of Art and Sciences
3. Association for Psychological Science, SAGE launch Clinical Psychological Science
4. Ivy Neurological Sciences Internship program funded at TGen
5. UT MD Anderson President Ronald DePinho elected to National Academy of Sciences
6. Understanding and promoting mental health - Insights from psychological science
7. The Science Media Centre, London, wins the 2012 ECNP Media Award
8. Ultra-short laser pulses for science and industry
9. Optogenetics project takes top NIDA Addiction Science Award
10. Psychological Science explains uproar over prostate-cancer screenings
11. The Science of Tasty Tomatoes Lies in the Chemicals
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/9/2016)... ... 09, 2016 , ... An inventor from Cana, Va., wanted to fulfill the ... amusement park rides. , The patent-pending SAFETY STRAP FOR AMPUTEES improves accessibility. It eliminates ... be set up in a matter of minutes, or even seconds. The SAFETY STRAP ...
(Date:12/9/2016)... PA (PRWEB) , ... December 09, 2016 , ... "I ... said an inventor from Winchester, Va. "I thought that if the nebulizer had a ... treatments rather than fearing them." , He developed the patent-pending NEBY to avoid the ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... After enjoying record-breaking ... registration today for its 33rd Annual Issues & Research Conference, March 2-3, ... theme of the conference is “Persistent Challenges and New Opportunities: Using Research to ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... Mirixa Corporation ... adherence, and other pharmacist-delivered patient care services, has announced the promotions of Karen ... to vice president of sales. , Litsinger joined Mirixa in 2008 after ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... Premier Fitness Camp (PFC) ... , the ultimate weight loss and wellness program, at their world headquarters of Omni ... provide immediate and long-term results to anyone seeking weight loss, personal development, a healthy ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/8/2016)... , Dec. 8, 2016  Valeant Pharmaceuticals ... TSX: VRX) ("Valeant") today announced positive results from ... study to assess the safety and efficacy of ... treatment of plaque psoriasis. Within ... with moderate to severe psoriasis, IDP-118 showed statistical ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... FRISCO, Texas , Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... new program that brings leading-edge laboratory services and ... the United States , allowing more doctors ... and health care management solutions. Logo ... Hospital systems, under pressure to ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... , December 8, 2016 Information products ... metrics in Scopus , the world,s largest abstract ... access to comprehensive metrics for journals from over 5,000 publishers. The ... which journals to subscribe to and when to adjust a journal,s ... , , ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: