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Else Nutrition Plant Protein Nutritional Shake for Kids Vanilla -- 16 oz


Else Nutrition Plant Protein Nutritional Shake for Kids Vanilla
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Else Nutrition Plant Protein Nutritional Shake for Kids Vanilla -- 16 oz

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Else Nutrition Plant Protein Nutritional Shake for Kids Vanilla Description

  • Age Use: 3+ Years
  • 5g Protein
  • USDA Organic
  • Clean Label Certified
  • Dairy & Soy Free
  • Gluten & Corn Syrup-Free
  • Non-GMO
  • Plant-Based Certified
  • Beyond Soy - Made without Soy
  • Pediatrician & Nutritionist Endorsed

Our mission is a simple one: Create real alternatives for parents who seek cleaner, whole, balanced and sustainable ways to nourish their children. Finally. A real alternative to cow's milk and soy nutrition drinks for kids.

 

We developed a clean, healthy product with ~50% less sugar than leading brands. However, if your kid prefers a sweeter taste, you can supplement with natural flavors such as fruit, honey, or maple syrup.

 

Key Plant Ingredients:

  • Almonds: Primary source of protein, fat, fiber, and Vitamin E.
  • Buckwheat: Nutrient dense, gluten-free pseudograin, primary source of high quality protein and carbohydrate.
  • Tapioca: Easy-to-digest, gluten-free carbohydrate originating from cassava root.

Plus over 20 essential vitamins and minerals to promote healthy growth & development.

 

What we left out:

  • No Chemical processing
  • No Highly-processed ingredients
  • No Corn syrup solids
  • No Dairy, whey, soy & palm oil
  • No Hexane or solvent extraction methods


Directions

6 unpacked scoops (45g) of powder plus 3/4 Cup water (6 fl oz.). Shake Well or Mix Well

 

If your child prefers a smaller volume, a thicker texture, or a more intense flavor, use only 1/2 cup of water (4 fl oz).

 

Recommended Uses: Use as a light meal replacement or in between meals to fill in any nutritional gaps in your kid's diet. Serve it as a creamy drink, toss it in a smoothie, oatmeal or add it to their favorite recipe. Else Nutrition for kids can be used daily or occasionally, as part of a nutrition plan. It is not to be used as the sole source of nutrition.

 

Free Of
GMOs, gluten, dairy, whey, soy, palm oil, corn syrup solides, hexane, chemicals.

*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.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 6 Scoops (45 g)
Servings per Container: 10
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories210
Total Fat8 g10%
   Saturated Fat1 g6%
   Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Sodium75 mg4%
Total Carbohydrate29 g10%
   Dietary Fiber1 g4%
   Total Sugars4 g
    Includes 4g Added Sugars8%
Protein5 g5%
Vitamin D7 mcg35%
Iron6 mg35%
Calcium280 mg20%
Potassium360 mg8%
Magnesium65 mg15%
Vitamin C7 mg10%
Vitamin A400 mcg RAE45%
Thiamine500 mcg40%
Vitamin E4 mg25%
Niacin2 mg15%
Riboflavin600 mcg45%
Choline70 mg15%
Vitamin B6225 mcg15%
Biotin11 mcg35%
Vitamin B121 mcg40%
Phosphorus210 mg15%
Pantothenic Acid3 mg60%
Zinc4 mg35%
Folate (Folic acid 25 mcg)42 mcg DFE45%
Other Ingredients: Organic buckwheat flour, organic almond butter, organic tapioca maltodextrin, organic tapioca syrup, Less than 2% of: organic sunflower lecithin, organic vanilla flavour, calcium carbonate, sodium citrate dihydrate, potassium chloride, tricalcium phosphate, vitamin A acetate, vitamin D3, vitamin E acetate, phylloquinone (K1), thiamine mononitrate (B1), riboflavin (B2), niacinamide, pantothenic acid, pyridoxine hydrochloride, biotin, folic acid, vitamin B12, sodium ascorbate, ferric pyrophosphate, zinc sulphate, choline bitartrate, inositol, sodium selenate, potassium iodide.
Allergen Information: Contains Tree Nuts (Almonds).
Warnings

Consult your healthcare professional for use in children under 2 years of age. Warning: Never warm prepared drink in a microwave. Serious burns may occur. Our clean, whole food process means that the ingredients are in their best form. Like in nature, the color of our product may vary.

The product you receive may contain additional details or differ from what is shown on this page, or the product may have additional information revealed by partially peeling back the label. We recommend you reference the complete information included with your product before consumption and do not rely solely on the details shown on this page. For more information, please see our full disclaimer.
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Protein Powder for Kids: A Smart Supplement or One to Avoid?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Whether you’re a parent or a caregiver, you probably care a lot about the health of your kids. This includes what they eat, and whether they are getting the right amounts of nutrients from different foods. Since many young kids tend to resort to high-carb and less-nutrient-dense foods, the concern about whether they are getting enough protein is a common one. Yet is protein powder for kids a good idea? Keep reading to learn more.

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Protein Powder for Kids: What Parents Need to Know

How much protein do kids need?

Protein is a highly discussed nutrient in the media and health industry, and it may seem like you are constantly hearing that you should be trying to get more protein into your diet. Since protein is involved in many important bodily functions including growth, muscle development, and proper immune system functioning, getting enough is important, especially for children with growing bodies. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends the following protein intake for children:
  • Ages 1-3: 13 g/day
  • Ages 4-8: 19 g/day
  • Ages 9-13: 34 g/day
  • Males aged 14-18: 52 g/day
  • Females aged 14-18: 46g/day
Since protein is found in many plant and animal foods, these protein needs are not difficult to achieve if a child is consuming a balanced diet. In fact, many sources report that most children in America are getting enough protein in their diets.

Can kids have protein powder?

Whether or not kids can have protein powder depends on a few factors. While some protein powders are suitable for children, they are usually not necessary. While protein is important, more is not always better. Too much protein can put stress on the liver and kidneys, and also increase the risk of dehydration. Still, there are some instances where using protein powder may be appropriate for kids, such as for kids who are underweight or who eat a very restricted diet. Protein powder may also be helpful to add to a meal that wouldn’t otherwise contain much protein in it. If you do decide to use protein powder for kids, it is important to choose the type wisely, since not all are appropriate for children.

Tips for using protein powders with kids

As there are hundreds of different protein powders on the market, there are many that contain more than just protein. Some types of protein powders have added ingredients like caffeine, herbs, probiotics, added sugar, and artificial flavorings which may be either not appropriate or even unsafe for kids to consume. When selecting a protein powder to use for kids, try to choose one that contains only pure forms of protein, usually coming from either whey, soy or a mix of other plant-based sources. It is best to avoid brands that contain other added ingredients, with the exception of vitamins and minerals. In addition, when using protein powder with kids you do not need to follow the same serving size as an adult, since kids need much less protein than adults do. So if a serving size is one scoop, try using only half of a scoop. Protein powder can easily be mixed into things like smoothies, baked goods and oatmeal. You should also note that protein powders are classified as a dietary supplement and are therefore not regulated for safety or effectiveness by the Food and drug Administration (FDA). Therefore, it is very important to read the nutrition label and ingredients list and to buy from only reputable brands. To be extra safe, it is a good idea to check with your child’s pediatrician before adding protein powder to their diet.

Simple ways to boost kids protein intake without powders

Before resorting to protein powders, parents and caregivers should aim to take a food-first approach to protein by offering their children a variety of both plant and animal foods daily (according to dietary needs). Here are some simple ways to help your child eat enough protein without protein powder:
  • Offer nut butters on foods like fruit, sandwiches and crackers, or mixed into oatmeal or smoothies
  • Try bean-based pastas such as those made from chickpeas or lentils, and top with a sprinkle of cheese
  • Serve yogurt or eggs for breakfast
  • Offer cow or soy milk at mealtimes
  • Serve fish and poultry like salmon, tuna, chicken breast and ground turkey regularly
  • Sprinkle chia, flax or hemp seeds onto yogurt or mixed in oatmeal or a smoothie
  • Offer things like nuts, cheese and crackers, or low-sugar snack bars made with ingredients like nut butter and oats at snack times
  • Add beans to meals like burritos and soups
  • Serve veggies or crackers with hummus as a dip
Keep in mind that kids don’t need to eat large amounts of these foods to meet their protein needs. A little at each meal is usually enough.

In summary

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