BENEFITS: Vitamin C is the superstar vitamin for immune support, antioxidant function and detoxification of the body. Studies have constantly confirmed that daily supplementation with Vitamin C creates a healthier child. Giving your child Vitamin C daily – in addition to what is found in the Multi Vitamin – is like buying an insurance policy for his or her immune system. You will most likely find that your child will not get sick or develop infections as often and will recover more easily and quickly if they do catch a cold, cough, flu, upper respiratory infection or ear infection. Support your child’s natural immune responses and body protection with ChildLife® Liquid Vitamin C. When needed, use ChildLife® Liquid Vitamin C with ChildLife® First Defense and ChildLife® Echinacea, the unstoppable trio when infection of the respiratory system. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
For infants 6 mos. – 1 yr: 1/4 teaspoon daily
For children 1-4 yrs: 1/2-1 teaspoon daily
For children 5-12 yrs: 1-2 teaspoons daily
Shake well before use.
Store in a cool dry place.
Can be mixed with your child’s favourite drink. When needed, use ChildLife® Liquid Vitamin C with ChildLife® First Defense and ChildLife® Echinacea, the unstoppable trio when infection of the respiratory system. Supplementation can begin when your child starts eating solid foods. If you are still breastfeeding when your child starts solid foods, wait until you stop nursing before supplementing with Vitamin C. During pregnancy, higher blood levels of Vitamin C have been correlated with increased baby weight and height, bot at birth and after birth. In addition, studies have demonstrated Vitamin C’s ability to protect foetuses from harm caused by environmental toxins and metals, which will reduce the risk of birth defect, development disorders and autism. Dosage: 1000mg twice daily with meals in addition to the amount found in your prenatal vitamin (typically about 200mg). This provides maximum antioxidant effect and environmental protection. References:
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Härtel C, Strunk T, Bucsky P, Schultz C. “Effects of vitamin C on intracytoplasmic cytokine production in human whole blood monocytes and lymphocytes.” Cytokine. 2004 Aug 21-Sep 7;27(4-5):101-6. Bsoul SA, Terezhalmy GT. “Vitamin C in health and disease.” J Contemp Dent Pract. 2004 May 15;5(2):1-13.
Wintergerst ES, Maggini S, Hornig DH. “Immune-enhancing role of vitamin C and zinc and effect on clinical conditions.” Ann Nutr Metab. 2006;50(2):85-94.