Get Ready for Back To School

Clair's Top Tips For Back To School

It's back to school time already, what a fast year. Many of you will be busy getting school books and uniforms sorted. After a busy summer you might be considering giving yourself and your kids an energy boost before going back to school. Or maybe your concern is how to support their immunity to prevent missed days from school. There are some natural supplements that can help keep you on your feet.

Boost your energy with Floradix Iron

So, to get you ready for the busy time ahead you could try a boost of Floradix Liquid Iron. This is very absorbable and easy to digest, great to support energy levels and cognitive function. It contains Iron, B2, B12, and vitamin C to contribute to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue. Topping up with Floradix Iron is ideal for children and adults, and is especially important if you are vegetarian. Floradix is also available in a version specially adapted for children & teens with a fruity raspberry flavour called Floradix Kids. They have no preservatives, colours or artificial flavourings.

For more comprehensive support

For a more comprehensive support try Revive Active’s Junior Revive for children aged 4-12 or Teen Revive for teens aged 13-18. This supplement has a wide range of nutrients to support your child’s energy, brain, heart, bones and immune system. It contains 22 active ingredients which includes 18 vitamins and minerals, 4 fruit and vegetable powders, Choline, Live Friendly Bacteria, Fibre and Beta Glucans. It comes in an unflavoured powder that is easy to take. Simply add it to juice, a healthy smoothie or yogurt of choice. I love that you only need to take it Monday – Friday to coincide with your morning school routine. This is a popular choice children love it. We have had some fantastic feedback from parent's who told us that their kids were really tired at the end of the school day. They told us that they saw an amazing difference in their children a week or two after taking it. They were more alert and not falling asleep and seemed to have more interest in things around them and weren't as lethargic as they had been before taking it.

Supplements to support immunity

If you want a supplement whose sole focus is immunity then you might like to give them Vitamin D. This is another year that we didn't get a lot of sunshine. Plus on the days that we do get some sunshine we will be putting on sunscreen so we still don't get our Vitamin D. I like the Better You sprays they are easy for kids to take. You can Better You Vitamin Oral Spray for infants, junior, adults, or you can choose Better You D& K2 spray for kids or for adults. A simple spray onto the inside of the cheek is all you need to do! Other supplements for immunity would include A.Vogel Chewable Vitamin C suitable from age 4. Probiotics are important as up to 80% of the immune system is in the gut. Topping up on a probiotic supplement from time to time will help ensure adequate levels. Take a look at the Udo's Choice range of microbiotic supplements, they have something to suit every member of the family. Starting with something from the youngest member who might be heading off to creche there's Udo's Choice Infant Blend. This is also useful to replenish gut bacteria after antibiotics too.

Fish Oils for brain health

A lot of children will not eat fish so adding in a fish or plant-based omega 3 supplement such as Eskimo 3 For Kids is important. This helps ensure that they have adequate essential fatty acids for normal brain function, immunity, energy. It’s needed for everything really. It supports learning by improving cognitive function. Eskimo 3 for kids is available in Tutti Frutti or Orange flavour.

Everyone's diet and lifestyle are different which means your supplement needs will be different too. It can be confusing trying to figure out what the best options are for you and your family. We are here to help you choose.

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