Supplements for kids, yes or no?

The great debate: should kids be given supplements or not? Does age make a difference? When are they necessary, if at all? If so, what and how much? Also, how do you know which ones you can trust? Which foods best take the place of supplements? Some see taking vitamins as an insurance policy, especially for picky eaters. What should a mom or dad do for their babies, toddlers and school children?

I would like to briefly discuss the medical facts about nutrient supplements, give you guidelines to follow when making your own decisions. In other words, l will educate you so you can customise what is best for your own family.

Nutrition is incredibly important during childhood, but