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NaturesPlus Animal Parade DHA Cherry -- 90 Chewable Tablets

NaturesPlus Animal Parade DHA Cherry
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NaturesPlus Animal Parade DHA Cherry -- 90 Chewable Tablets

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NaturesPlus Animal Parade DHA Cherry Description

  • 40 Mg Of DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid), A Key Omega-3 Fatty Acid
  • Supports Brain Function
  • Includes Vitamins A, D & E, Along With Crucial Minerals
  • Optimized For Greatest Absorption
  • Features A Smooth, Fast-Dissolving Texture
  • Delicious Cherry Flavor Your Kids Will Love!

It’s nutrition in disguise...thanks to its fun animal shapes, kids won’t know Animal Parade Chewable DHA for Kids is good for them. Animal Parade - the best DHA supplement for kids anywhere!


As a dietary supplement for children 2 and older, take three chewable tablets once daily.
Free Of
Artificial colors and preservatives.

*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.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 3 Chewable Tablets
Servings per Container: 30
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate3 g2%
   Total Sugars0 g
Vitamin A (as beta carotene)75 mcg (250 IU)8%
Vitamin D (as ergocalciferol)0.5 mcg (20 IU)3%
Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopheryl acetate)1 IU (1.5 IU)7%
Calcium (as carbonate)80 mg6%
EFASorb™ EFA Absorption Complex
Lipid-Digesting minerals (calcium carbonate, potassium chloride), Lecithin (from soy), Phosphatidylserine, Evening primrose (Oenothera biennis), Flax Seed(Linum usitatissimum), Phosphatidylcholine, Lactobacillus acidophilus (25,000 viable cells)
325 mg*
DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) (vegetarian) (omega-3 fatty acid from Algae [Schizochytrium spp.] oil)40 mg*
*Daily value not established.
Other Ingredients: Xylitol, microcrystalline cellulose, fructose, natural flavors, magnesium stearate, silica, citric acid (for flavor), beet juice, stearic acid, and natural colors. Contains: Milk and Soy


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Great Ways to Get More Omega-3s Into Your Child's Diet

Omega-3 fatty acids are an essential component of any healthy diet, but these nutrients are especially important for growing children.

Child's Hands Holding Walnuts Which are a Good Source of Omega 3 Essential Fatty Acids | Vitacost Blog

Why omega 3 is important for kids

Chances are, you’ve heard of omega-3s. But you may be wondering what they are and why your kiddo needs them. Simply put, omega-3 fatty acids are healthy fats that the body can’t produce on its own. Therefore, they must come from your—or, in this case, your child’s—diet.

Omega-3s help the body build new cells and absorb vital nutrients. They also play an important role in eye function and boast bigtime benefits for the brain. They may even help support behavioral and psychological health. But sadly, most of us (children included) don’t get enough of these healthy fats.

There are three types of omega-3 fats:

  • Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA)
  • Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)
  • Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)

ALA is mainly derived from plant sources, such as chia seeds, flaxseed and walnuts, whereas DHA and EPA are primarily found in fish, beef and chicken.

How much omega 3 daily do kids need?

According to The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the current Recommended Adequate Intakes of omega-3s for children are as follows:

  • 0 to 12 months: 0.5 grams per day
  • 1 to 3 years: 0.7 grams per day
  • 4 to 8 years: 0.9 grams per day
  • 9 to 13 years (girls/boys): 1/1.2 grams per day
  • 14 to 18 years (girls/boys): 1.1/1.6 grams per day

Getting kids to consume omega-3s

Getting your child to consume the Recommended Adequate Intakes of omega-3s may be easier said than done, especially if he or she is a picky eater. Experts recommend trying to serve kids foods rich in omega-3 fats before turning to supplements. Such foods may include:

  • Beef
  • Fish (e.g., fresh tuna, mackerel, halibut, herring, salmon, sardines, trout)
  • Seeds (e.g. chia seeds, flaxseeds)
  • Shellfish (e.g., crabs, mussels, shrimp, oysters)
  • Soybeans
  • Walnuts

Following are some ways to help ensure your child gets enough omega-3 fats—even if he or she has a particularly discerning palate:*

Serve fish in child-friendly ways. For example, bake salmon in honey barbeque or teriyaki sauce. Or, serve it in cake or nugget form.

Hide flaxseeds in favorite dishes. Mix ground flaxseeds into peanut butter for a more healthful PB&J, or add them to casseroles, pudding, soups, muffins—even breadcrumbs for chicken nuggets!

Serve DHA-fortified milk. Many brands now offer milk that has been fortified with DHA. This omega-3 fatty acid is most abundant in the brain and essential for early development.

Add fish oil to smoothies and yogurt. Your son or daughter will love the natural strawberry watermelon flavor of Wiley's Finest Wild Alaskan Fish Oil Beginner's DHA For Kids. It even contains multivitamins! Barlean's Omega-3 Lemon Creme Fish Oil is another great choice for children ages four and older.

Give them fish oil by the “shot” or spoonful. Suitable for children over the age of four, Coromega Max High Concentrate Omega-3 Citrus Burst Fish Oil Squeeze Shots promises a great taste and “no fish burps.” Infants as young as six months can enjoy a teaspoon of Childlife Natural Strawberry Cod Liver Oil

Try chewable softgels. Kids should offer very little resistance against chewable omega-3 vitamins. Especially when they taste as good as Renew Life Omega Smart Kids DHA Fruit Punch Chewable Softgels do! Recommended for children age three and older.

Give them omega-3 gummies. What child can resist gummies? Vitacost KidHealth Omega-3 Gummies for Kids “includes both EPA and DHA in fun, gummy shapes.” All-natural colors and flavors!

*Please consult your child’s health care provider prior to administering nutritional supplements.

These statements have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.

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