What makes USANIMALS better for your child’s health?

In an article written by Dr. Brian Dixon, Executive Director Health and Science Education, "Of Candies and syrups: There's a lot more to your child's vitamins" tackled more of how vitamins take-in by our kids during day time.  How this helps our child development in early childhood to teenagers.

According to the write-up, "Vitamins shouldn't be seen as a candy or a treat; your child's vitamins should be given with a meal. Do not make them a reward or a chore. Very few people truly understand how difficult it is to make a children's chewable vitamin that is complete, palatable, low in sugar, and without any artificial sweeteners or flavors. There are many companies that provide products with some of these characteristics, but very, very few have the whole package."

He also added that, "Growing children require higher amounts of magnesium, calcium and other minerals. Trace minerals like selenium, manganese, copper, chromium and molybdenum is needed as well but unfortunately is not found in most leading children's vitamins in the Philippines."
Lizbeth Jose, USANA Philippines General Manager welcome guests during the intimate discussion of Usanimals at USANA Makati Office.

USANA, U.S.-based nutritional company that manufactures high-quality supplements, personal care and healthy food products in its FDA-Registered Drug Establishment in Salt Lake City, invited parents in a simple intimate group discussion to re-discover USANIMALS Dietary Supplement for children held at their Makati Office last August 30, 2017.

There are questions get our attention during the discussions:
1. Are you confident that your child is getting all the nutrients he or she needs for daily nutrition and overall health? 
2. How do you encourage your child to like or even enjoy taking vitamins? 

USANIMALS Dietary Supplement introduced to us and why this supplement is better than other products in the market today.  It was also discussed the benefits which helps child's growth and development.

What USANIMALS by USANA unique?
Two key points why Usanimals unique.
1. Parents can support their children’s growth in a fun, convenient and healthful way. 
2. Usanimals is a daily multivitamin for children ages 2 to 12 with a balanced formula that contains 23 essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to support healthy growth and development for healthy immune functions and energy levels, and bone support.
Erlind Genivieve Blasurca, Corporate Pharmacist at USANA

“Good growth encompasses all aspects in the development of children – from physical, physiological, intellectual, emotional and psychological. We are proud to say that Usanimals by USANA can support the nutritional demands of growing children by providing the relevant and the most comprehensive nutrients that result in improved overall health development,” said Gen Blasurca, Corporate Pharmacist at USANA.
Guest Speaker: Dr. Rio Ria Cirsostomo - Santiago (Pediatrician)

Get to know Usanimals better and discover 
how great it is for your child’s health!

As a parent, a learned a lot with the guest speaker insight's on child health and nutrition. Aside from personal point of view of a Pediatrician, she also shared tips handling kids which experience hard to feed them with foods with reach in nutrition and some "propaganda" as wee seen on T'V, Internet, and other forms of social media on taking care their kid's vitamins and nutrition. 

Children need a diet sufficient in macro and micronutrients. Macronutrients refer to carbohydrates, fats and protein needed by the body to provide the vital energy and body building elements for survival and development. 

Meanwhile, micronutrients are essential vitamins and minerals children needed in small amounts to support their physical and mental development. A child’s diet must also be sufficient to provide for the accumulation of stores of nutrients in preparation for the accelerated growth spurts of the teen years.

The lack of micronutrients such as iodine, vitamin A or iron in their daily diet may result in brain underdevelopment and poor performance in school, as well as the inability to cope with stress.

What USANIMALS health nutritional facts on their product?
1. Usanimals contains quality antioxidants, vitamins and minerals to help ensure that the essential nutrients are present in your child’s diet. 
2. It contains vital micronutrients such as Vitamins A, C, E, and zinc to boost immunity; B6, B12, folate, and choline for healthy brain function; calcium, magnesium, and vitamin D for strong bones and teeth; and iron, thiamin, and B12 for energy. 
3. It also contains calcium pantothenate, biotin, inositol, antioxidant phytonutrient complex (blackberry, raspberry, cranberry, blueberry fruit powder), selenium, copper, manganese, chromium, molybdenum.

So what's the good news?
1. It is free of artificial flavors and sweeteners. 
2. It is a chewable tablet.
3. Since chewable, it is easy to eat, is stamped with animal shapes and has a natural wild berry flavor, making it a yummy and fun treat for kids!

To know more about USANIMALS and other updated from USANA Philippines, visit and follow USANA’s social media portals on the following channels.

Official Website
http://www.usana.com 
Facebook
www.facebook.com/OfficialUSANAPhilippines
Twitter
www.twitter.com/usana_ph
Instagram
www.instagram.com/usanapilipinas
Ms. Gen Blasurca (Corporate Pharmacist) , Ms.Lizbeth Jose (General Manager), and Dr. Rio Santiago (Pediatrician)

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