Children

DaVinci
By Matthew Hand, DO

There’s a lot of confusion and misinformation when it comes to recommending supplements for children.

When parents want to know if a specific vitamin or herbal supplement may work to help their child overcome insomnia, ADD symptoms, digestive upset, anxiety, or autism, they often turn to their pediatrician for advice. But some pediatricians and family medical practitioners don’t have a lot of experience with supplements yet.

Common Misconceptions about Pediatric Vitamins

While many scientific studies support the importance of supplementing vitamin D, omega-3 fats,...

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School Boys
By Lisa Murray, RDN, LD
September 06, 2017

Whether as parents or the children themselves, a majority of your patient population is either gearing up for (or are already) heading back to school. As beach days get traded for evenings hitting the books, this busy time can be met with excitement, but more likely, a lot of anxiety including high hopes for kids to stay healthy, happy and focused on learning.

To help ease some of this anxiety and support overall health and well-being, our Medical Education team has put together a list of foundational supplements that, in addition to a great multivitamin, should be in every child’s...

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