Do Picky Eaters Need Vitamins?

Monday 18th March 2024

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Alrighty, folks, let’s tackle a topic that’s as tricky as getting a cat to take a bath – do picky eaters really need vitamins? If you’ve got a little one who turns their nose up at anything green or refuses to touch anything that isn’t shaped like a dinosaur, you’re probably nodding along with a resounding “yes!” But let’s dig a bit deeper into this veggie-filled rabbit hole.

First off, let’s give a round of applause to all the picky eaters out there. You’ve got taste buds with a mind of their own, and we respect that! But here’s the thing: when you’re turning down all those colourful fruits and veggies, you might be missing out on some essential vitamins and minerals.


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Not all types of vitamins are created equal

Why we are only Talking about Liquid Vitamins

That’s where liquid vitamins come in! Think of them as the superhero sidekick to your picky eater’s diet. They swoop in to save the day, making sure your little one is getting all the essential nutrients they might be missing out on.

But hey, before you start pouring out glasses of vitamin liquid like it’s going out of style, let’s pump the brakes for a sec. It’s always best to chat things over with your friendly neighbourhood GP. They’ll be able to give you the lowdown on whether vitamins are the right move for your mini-me.

Now, we know what you’re thinking – “But won’t my kid turn into a walking vitamin if they take too many?” Fear not, dear parent pals! Most vitamins are designed with tiny tummies in mind, so you don’t have to worry about overloading them with more vitamins than they need. And hey, if your little one is more into the taste of cardboard than broccoli, there are plenty of fun and tasty liquid vitamin options out there. From fruity blends to smoothie-style concoctions, getting their daily dose of vitamins might just become the highlight of their day!

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So, do picky eaters need vitamins?

Well, if your kiddo’s diet resembles something out of a beige food pyramid, it might be worth considering. Just remember, everything in moderation – even our delicious liquid vitamins!