Numerous questions are linked to giving your kids their daily nutrients. As parents, you want to provide them with the best supplements, but oftentimes, you don’t know where to start.

To ensure your kids are getting all essential nutrients, here is a list of commonly needed vitamins and minerals, and how to get them:

1.) Vitamin A

Vitamin A plays an important role in your child’s vision, bone growth, cell division, reproduction, and immunity.

They can be found in dairy products, eggs, green leafy vegetables, and orange and yellow fruits.

2.) Vitamin B

Vitamin B helps with your child’s nerve and muscle growth. It promotes the production of healthy red blood cells in the body and gives your kids more energy.

Good sources include meat, chicken, fish, poultry, vegetable, and fruits.

3.) Vitamin C

Vitamin C heals and fights off infection. This helps with maintaining your child’s skin, blood vessels, bones, and cartilage healthy.

This can be found in a wide variety of fruits and vegetables such as citrus fruits, strawberries, kiwi, broccoli, and tomato.

4.) Vitamin D

Vitamin D gives healthy bones and teeth. It also regulates inflammation and immune function.

You can incorporate this in your child’s diet with Fortified Milk, Cereals, Fatty Fish, and Egg yolks.

5.) Sodium Ascorbate

Sodium Ascorbate serves as an antioxidant that will keep your child’s cells from damage and keeps them healthy.

6.) Zinc

Vitamin Zinc supports our kids’ immune systems. It plays a big role in the creation of DNA, the growth of cells, and the healing of damaged tissue.

Having a well-balanced and healthy diet is the key to meeting your child’s daily vitamin needs. Study shows that more than half of Children in the Philippines are lacking in nutrients. However, you and your kids may not always get all the nutrients they need. To avoid deficiency, start giving your child Multivitamins to ensure his proper development and protection.

Here is the recommended dose and mode of taking Vitamins

Children: 2-6 years – 1 teaspoonful (5 mL).
7-12 years – 1 tablespoonful (15 mL).
To be taken daily or as prescribed by the physician.

Now that you know these things, you can start giving your kids the right protection and support they need.


Megan Ware, RDN, L.D., Kubala, Jilian, MS, MD (2022), What are the health benefits of vitamin D. Retrieved from