Vicki Martin, Nutritionist and Naturopath
Naturopath Vicki Martin explains how to tell whether your child might benefit from a multivitamin supplement
Experts disagree on whether children need multivitamin supplements. Many young children are picky eaters, which may mean that they need a vitamin supplement to improve their appetite.
Talk to your child's doctor if you have concerns about whether your s/he is getting the level of vitamins and minerals they need. But times a multivitamin supplement might be appropriate for your child include if s/he:
Keep in mind that certain vitamins and minerals can interact with medications your child may take. Follow these precautions when giving your youngster multivitamin supplements:
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