Ultivit™ Kids - References

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Indication: prevention of hypovitaminosis, hyperexcitability and undue fatiguability in children; intense mental and physical activity.

Actions: provides vitally essential combination of vitamins and minerals, prevents hypovitaminosis in children, promotes overall health, strengthens musculoskeletal system, contains antioxidants, prevents damage caused by free radicals, normalizes metabolism, enhances the immune system, contains iron to prevent iron deficiency anemia.

Ingredients (per 1 tablet): Vitamin A (as beta-carotene) - 2400 IU, Vitamin B1 (as thiamin HCL) – 1.4 mg, Vitamin B2 (as riboflavin) – 1.6 mg, Niacin (as niacinamide) - 10 mg, Pantothenic Acid (as D-calcium pantothenate) – 3.3 mg, Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCL) - 2.0 mg, Folic Acid - 200 mcg, Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin) – 3.0 mcg, Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid and sodium ascorbate) - 50 mg, Vitamin D (as cholecalciferol) - 100 IU, Vitamin E (as d-alpha-tocopheryl succinate) - 10 IU, Iron (as carbonyl iron) - 9 mg, Magnesium (as magnesium citrate) - 5 mg, Manganese (as manganese gluconate) - 1 mg, Zinc (as zinc citrate) - 1 mg, Iodine (as potassium iodide) - 50 mcg, Potassium (as potassium citrate) - 1.5 mg.

Ultivit™ Kids - References:

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  2. Bull World Health Organ vol.82 no.3 Genebra Mar. 2004.

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  5. Garland C, Garland F, Gorham E, Lipkin M et al. The Role of Vitamin D in Cancer Prevention. American Journal of Public Health 2006 February: Vol 96(2) 252-261.

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  7. Haskell Crystal F; Scholey Andrew B; Jackson Philippa A; Elliott Jade M; Defeyter Margaret A; Greer Joanna; Robertson Bernadette C; Buchanan Tom; Tiplady Brian; Kennedy David OCognitive and mood effects in healthy children during 12 weeks' supplementation with multi-vitamin/minerals. British Journal of Nutrition. 100(5):1086-96, 2008 Nov

  8. Bruner AB, Joffe A, Duggan AK, Casella JF, Brandt J. Randomised study of cognitive effects of iron supplementation in non-anaemic iron-deficient adolescent girls. Lancet. 1996 Oct 12;348(9033):973.

  9. Reis JP, von Muhlen D, Miller III ER, et al. Vitamin D status and cardiovascular disease risk factors in the us adolescent population. AHA 49th Annual Conference on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention; March 11, 2009; Palm Harbor, FL. Poster P54.

  10. Catherine M. Gordon; Henry A. Feldman; Linda Sinclair; Avery LeBoff Williams; Paul K. Kleinman; Jeannette Perez-Rossello; Joanne E. Cox. Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency Among Healthy Infants and Toddlers. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med., 2008;162(6):505-512

  11. Brooks WA, Yunus M, Santosham M, Wahed MA, Nahar K, Yeasmin S, Black RE. Zinc for severe pneumonia in very young children: double-blind placebo-controlled trial. Lancet. 2004 May 22;363(9422):1683-8

  12. Kerr MA, Livingstone B, Bates CJ, Bradbury I, Scott JM, Ward M, Pentieva K, Mansoor MA, McNulty H. Folate, related B vitamins, and homocysteine in childhood and adolescence: potential implications for disease risk in later life. Pediatrics. 2009 Feb;123(2):627-35.