Vitabiotics Wellkid Calcium Liquid
Wellkid Calcium Liquid
Wellkid Calcium Liquid provides a rich source of calcium and co-factors including magnesium and vitamin D, in a smooth, great tasting liquid that kids will love.
Great tasting liquid
With a delicious orange taste, Wellkid Calcium Liquid is suitable for children aged 4-12 years, providing an easy way to help safeguard their vital intake of calcium. A measuring spoon is included in the pack.
Children's growth and development
Wellkid Calcium Liquid provides vitamin D. It is scientifically proven that calcium and vitamin D are needed for normal growth and development of bone in children. It is recommended that everyone over the age of 5 years should consider taking a vitamin D supplement. Source: NHS Choices
Evidence suggests that healthy practices early in life, including the adequate consumption of calcium and trace elements, contribute to normal bone health and optimal bone mineralisation. Peak bone mass, obtained during childhood and adolescent growth is known to be of major importance in maintaining bones later in life.
Calcium intake guidelines
The National Osteoporosis Society (NOS) recommends the following guidelines for calcium intake
Age Suggested daily calcium intake
1-3 years 350 mg
4-6 years 450 mg
7-10 years 550 mg
11-18 years boys/girls 1000 / 800 mg
19+ years 700 mg
Pregnant woman 700 mg
Breastfeeding woman 700 + 550 mg
Based on the Department of Health Committee on the Medical Aspects of Food and Nutrition policy 1998.
Balanced calcium with magnesium
Wellkid Calcium Liquid carefully combines calcium with other mineral co-factors including zinc, magnesium and copper.
Dairy and fat free
Wellkid Calcium Liquid does not contain any dairy products and is 100% fat free. It is ideal for those children using soya milk who may need to supplement their diet with calcium and magnesium.
Wellkid Calcium Liquid is available in the UK from larger Boots, supermarkets, pharmacies and health stores. Click here to find an independent stockist near you. Alternatively you can order online here.
Always read the product directions before use. Do not exceed the recommended intake. As with other supplements, seek professional advice before using if you suffer from food allergies, If you have epilepsy or are taking oral anti-coagulants (blood thinners) consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this product. Vitamin supplements are not intended to treat or prevent any disease. Food supplements must not replace a balanced and varied diet, and a healthy lifestyle. Excessive consumption may produce laxative effects.
Give to your child orally, as below.
Children 4-6 years: 2 teaspoons (10ml) daily.
Children 7-12 years: 3 teaspoons (15ml) daily.
1 teaspoon = approx. 5ml.
Do not exceed the recommended intake.
A measuring spoon is included.
Wash and dry the spoon thoroughly after use (not in a steam steriliser).
Do not use if the bottle seal is broken on purchase.
Store in fridge after opening and use within 6 weeks.
Shake well before use.
Suitable for vegetarians
Free from peanut oil
No dairy products
No alcohol preservative
No artificial sweeteners, colours or flavours
No fat or yeast
Wellkid Calcium Liquid is not tested on animals
As with other food supplements, seek professional advice before using if your child is under medical supervision, have epilepsy, suffers from food allergies, or are allergic to any of the ingredients. Excessive consumption may produce laxative effects. Allergy Advice: For allergens, see ingredients in bold. Food supplements must not replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Keep tightly closed and store below 25°C in a dry place, out of sight and reach of children.