Today lets talk about a very important topic - IRON supplementation in kids.
First of all a few facts -
- In India more than 70% kids below 5 year age have Aanemia or low Iron
- Again 63% kids between 5-10 years have anaemia.
The extent of children (urban & rural) in India is very high.
So, National Iron Plus initiative was launched by Govt. of India, targeting kids between 5-10 years to help improve Iron levels.
What does this program say? It recommends all kids to take Iron supplement 100 days/every year.
Why Iron is so important?
Iron is an essential mineral that plays a vital role in overall health & wellbeing of children, as it helps with their growth and development.
It not only supplies oxygen to all parts of body, but has a major role in
- Cognitive Brain development of children
- Boosting immunity
However, many parents are often confused about the best ways to ensure their child gets enough iron. Iron gummies for kids are a popular choice for parents looking for an easy way to supplement their child's diet.
Unfortunately, there are many myths surrounding these gummies that can make it difficult for parents to make an informed decision. In this blog, we'll debunk some of the most common myths about iron gummies for kids.
Myth 1: Iron gummies are only for kids who are deficient in iron.
Iron gummies are not just for kids who are deficient in iron, but are a great way to ensure your child is getting the recommended daily intake of iron, even if they are not deficient. It is always a good idea to consult with your child's doctor before starting them on any new supplements.
Myth 2: Iron gummies cause constipation.
This is a common misconception about iron supplements specially CHUBEARS. It has been formulated by a new molecule (liposomal microsomal) using JAPANESE technology. This quality ensures ZERO side effects like constipation, tetth staining, metallic taste etc. If your child is experiencing constipation, it's best to consult with your doctor to determine the cause.
Myth 3: Iron gummies are loaded with sugar.
Some iron gummies do contain sugar, but not all of them.Chubears Iron gummies contain natural fruit flavour, hence needs very less added sugar.
Myth 4: Iron gummies are not effective.
Wrong again!! It's important to choose a product that contains the right amount of iron for your child's age and needs. It's also important to ensure that the iron is in a form that can be easily absorbed by the body.
Myth 5: Iron gummies are not safe for kids.
Iron gummies are generally safe for kids when used as directed. However, it's important to keep them out of reach of children, as an overdose of iron can be dangerous. Always consult with your child's doctor before starting them on any new supplements.
In conclusion, iron gummies, specially Chubears are a great way to ensure your child is getting enough iron, but it's important to be informed about the product you choose. By debunking these common myths, we hope we've helped you make an informed decision about whether iron gummies are right for your child.
CHUBEARS IRON GUMMY is 65% more effective than other gummies, since it has been created by DOCTORS using JAPANESE technology