PediaSmart® is recommended for children ages 1 through 13 years. This product is not intended for infants less than 12-months of age.
There are presently no adult organic supplements on the market today. However, adults may use PediaSmart® as a source of extra calories and nutrients. Although the product was specifically designed to help meet the nutritional needs of children, all ingredients in the product can be consumed by an adult. If PediaSmart® is used as a supplement to an adult’s daily diet, the amount to consume daily will depend upon the overall daily caloric and nutritional needs and can be determined by a healthcare provider.
PediaSmart® is best when served chilled. Parents may also blend with crushed ice for a shake like beverage.
PediaSmart® is a good option for children who tend to skip breakfast. This beverage has been scientifically formulated to function as a meal replacement providing the appropriate blend of protein, fat, carbohydrate, vitamins & minerals that will help a child start their morning strong.
Most snacks and beverages for children are loaded with artificial flavors, colors and sweeteners and contain corn syrup or even high levels of caffeine. Consider PediaSmart® as a nutritious after-school snack instead of traditional snacks like soft drinks and chips. A child will consume 255 calories drinking an 8oz serving of Coke® with a 1oz single serve bag of potato chips. Compare this to 237 calories of an 8oz serving of PediaSmart®, which includes protein, good fats, calcium, carbohydrates for energy and vitamins & minerals.
PediaSmart® provides great nutrition for child athletes before practice or games. PediaSmart® is well tolerated as it is easily digested and provides long lasting energy.
PediaSmart® is a good source of nutrition for children who suffer from chronic illness, growth failure, injuries or during recovery from surgery. PediaSmart® is nutritionally comparable to conventional nutrition beverages such as PediaSure®. It has been formulated to meet or exceed 100% of the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI) and can be used as a sole source of nutrition and in a feeding tube under the supervision of a healthcare professional. The specific amount to be used daily will need to be determined based upon a child’s nutritional and medical status. This product is lactose-free and gluten-free.
For the child requiring supplemental or complete nutrition via a feeding tube, PediaSmart® can be an option with special direction and supervision of a child’s healthcare team. PediaSmart® is not for children with the genetic disorder galactosemia. Not for parenteral (intravenous) use.
Contains dairy and soy.