Micronutrient supplement for children’s physical and mental development
A good diet is particularly important for young children as this is their prime stage for development, from the physical to the mental. Besides of protein and carbohydrate, parents should consider supplementing right amount of micronutrients in their children’s daily diet.
Let's take a look on the micronutrients that are essential for the healthy physical and mental development of your child.
Vitamin A - For bright eyes
Vitamin A is essential for eye development and also helps to regulate the immune system by producing white blood cells which fight against viruses. Vitamin A deficiency in children leads to eye diseases such as dry eye, and corneal ulcers, etc. In addition, children with vitamin A deficiency are also prone to growth retardation, malnutrition and susceptible to diseases such as diarrhea, respiratory tract infections and measles, etc.
Calcium – For strong bones
Calcium is an important component for the development of bone. 99% of body calcium is in the bones and teeth. In addition, calcium is also an integral part of the nervous system, muscles and immune system. Therefore, providing calcium in daily diet is very crucial for children to develop a strong bone system and healthy body.
Iron – Essential for hematopoiesis and brain development
Iron is an important micronutrient involving in the process of hematopoiesis and is a structural component of the brain. In children, iron deficiency is related to growth retardation, malnutrition, low intelligence. At the same time, iron deficiency also makes children prone to bacterial infections such as strep throat, pneumonia and diarrhea, etc.
Provide micronutrients for your child’s optimal development
There are many choices of foods containing essential nutrients for your child’s health.
Carrot, pumpkin, papaya, beet, citrus and salmon are rich in vitamin A. Calcium is found in crab, shrimp, bananas, tofu, broccoli, spinach ... Iron is in red meat, apples, green beans, red beans, etc.
In addition to the above list, Vinamilk SuSu drinking yogurt is another perfect choice as it is convenient, nutritious, and appetizing to children. Each Vinamilk SuSu drinking yogurt bottle contains 40mg of Calcium and 150 IU of Vitamin A. Drinking 2 bottles of SuSu a day will help your child to have bright eyes and strong bones. Beside of these essential micronutrients, SuSu yogurt also provides energy, fat, protein and soluble fiber for your child’s optimal physical and mental development.