nutraMetrix DNA Miracles® Vitamin C + D3 Chews - Single Pouch (30 Servings)

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Why Choose nutraMetrix DNA Miracles® Vitamin C + D3 Chews*


Why Choose nutraMetrix DNA Miracles® Vitamin C + D3 Chews*

Getting the right amounts of the right nutrients to help support children is essential to their growth. Especially if they are picky eaters and do not eat a balanced diet. Now, nutraMetrix DNA Miracles® features a new supplement with a blend of Vitamin C and Vitamin D3.

Vitamin C is widely known as a key immune system supporter. Because it is a water-soluble vitamin, the body does not store it well. Which makes it that much more important to intake daily. Conversely, data in recent studies shows that children aren't getting enough Vitamin D. As a result, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) increased the amount of vitamin D it recommends for children and adolescents to 600 IU; which is the amount provided by Vitamin C + D3 Chews.

As bone warriors, Vitamin C helps produce collagen (a protein found in bone tissue that promotes bone strength and elasticity) and Vitamin D3 helps the body metabolize Calcium so that bones can retain what they need. Together, Vitamins C and D3 also contribute in support of developing bodies in respect to the immune system, and healthy teeth and gums.
nutraMetrix DNA Miracles® Vitamin C + D3 Chews supports children’s health and strength when it comes to the everyday rumble and tumble of being a kid.*

Product Classifications


Product Classifications
Gluten Free – the finished product contains no detectable gluten

No Detectable GMOs – the finished product contains no detectable genetically modified organism

Vegetarian – nutraMetrix DNA Miracles Vitamin C & D3 Chews is a vegetarian product


Primary Benefits of nutraMetrix DNA Miracles Vitamin C + D3 Chews:*


Primary Benefits of nutraMetrix DNA Miracles Vitamin C + D3 Chews:*
•   Supports optimal immune functions
•   Supports skeletal health and growth
•   Supports healthy teeth and gums
•   Supports growth and strength of teeth and bones
•   Supports healthy growth and development
•   Provides antioxidant protection

Key Ingredients Found In nutraMetrix DNA Miracles Vitamin C + D3 Chews*


Key Ingredients Found In nutraMetrix DNA Miracles Vitamin C + D3 Chews*

Vitamin C: 120 mg
Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is an essential nutrient for humans and supports metabolic reactions in the body. Foods such as oranges, lemons, grapefruit, strawberries, tomatoes, brussel sprouts, peppers and cantaloupes are good sources of vitamin C. Vitamin C is known for its function as one of the key nutritional antioxidants that protect the body from free radicals. Vitamin C promotes the strength of cells and is an essential cofactor for the enzymes involved in the synthesis of collagen. Vitamin C is more commonly known for its roles in immune support, supporting normal healing, protecting against the effects of stress and promoting iron absorption. The antioxidant function of vitamin C is performed within the aqueous compartments of the blood and inside cells. Studies have shown that vitamin C protects plasma lipids from oxidation, and also protects DNA and protein from various oxidative processes. The body does not manufacture vitamin C on its own, nor does it store it. Therefore, vitamin C must be acquired through diet and supplementation.*

Vitamin D3: 15 mcg (600 IU)
Regular sunlight exposure is the main way that most humans get their vitamin D. Food sources of vitamin D are vitamin D-fortified milk (100 IU per cup), cod liver oil, and fatty fish such as salmon. Small amounts are found in egg yolks and liver. Vitamin D promotes the absorption of calcium and phosphorus and supports the production of several proteins involved in calcium absorption and storage. Vitamin D works with calcium to promote hard, strong bones. It works to promote active transport of calcium out of the osteoblasts into the extra-cellular fluid and in the kidneys, promotes calcium and phosphate uptake by renal tubules. Vitamin D also promotes the normal absorption of dietary calcium and phosphate uptake by the intestinal epithelium. It promotes normal, healthy growth and repair of tissues, and supports overall skin health.*

Zinc: 3 mg 
Zinc, a trace mineral, functions as a part of 300 different enzymes in the human body. These enzymes promote normal nucleic acid and protein metabolism, the production of energy, as well as other things. It supports virtually all biochemical pathways and physiological processes. Physiologically, zinc supports normal growth and development, reproduction and sexual maturation, insulin storage and release, as well as other functions. Possibly its most popular claim is that zinc supports the immune system.  Zinc is found in almost all body tissues, but about 60 percent of the body's zinc is stored in the muscles, and 30 percent in the bones. It has antioxidant activities. The antioxidant activity of zinc helps to protect membranes against oxidation by occupying sites that may otherwise contain redox active metals such as iron. Because zinc is involved in such a great number of enzymatic processes, it has been found to support a large range of functions, including energy production and cognitive function.*


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Frequently Asked Questions


Frequently Asked Questions
Who should take nutraMetrix® DNA Miracles® Vitamin C + D3 Chews?
The product is best suited for children ages four (4) and older.

What is the serving size of nutraMetrix® DNA Miracles® Vitamin C + D3 Chews?
Consume one 5.2 g chew daily, or as directed by your healthcare professional.

Is there a specific time of day that is recommended for taking this product?
In general, any time of day is fine for taking nutraMetrix® DNA Miracles® Vitamin C + D3 Chews. Whether in the mornings or the evenings, it can be taken with a meal or on an empty stomach. However, it is good practice to have your children take it at the same time each day to develop a routine.

Are there any allergens in nutraMetrix® DNA Miracles® Vitamin C + D3 Chews?
This product contains no major allergens.

Can my child take this product along with other nutraMetrix® DNA Miracles® products?
Yes, this product may be taken with other nutraMetrix® DNA Miracles® products.

Are there any contraindications or warnings for this product?
•  Children under four (4) years of age should not take this product due to choking hazards.
• If your child is taking any prescription drugs or have an ongoing medical condition, consult your healthcare provider before using this product.

Science


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•    Bhandari, N., et al. Effect of Routine Zinc Supplementation on Pneumonia in Children Aged 6 Months to 3 Years: Randomized Controlled Trial in an Urban Slum. British Medical Journal. 324: 1358-1362, 2002.
•    Bhandari, N., et al. Substantial Reduction in Severe Diarrheal Morbidity by Daily Zinc Supplementation in Young North Indian Children.  Pediatrics.  109: 86-92, 2002.
•    Black, M., et al. Iron and Zinc Supplementation Promote Motor Development and Exploratory Behavior Among Bangladeshi Infants. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 80: 903 – 910, 2004.
•    Bozzetto S, Carraro S, Giordano G, et al. Asthma, allergy, and respiratory infections: the vitamin D hypothesis. Allergy. 67:10-7, 2012.
•    Dietrich, T., et al. Association between Serum Concentrations of 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and Gingival Inflammation. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 82: 575 – 580, 2005.
•    Engler, M. M., et al. Antioxidant Vitamins C and E Improve Endothelial Function in Children With Hyperlipidemia: Endothelial Assessment of Risk from Lipids in Youth (EARLY) Trial. Circulation. 108: 1059 – 1063, 2003.
•    Etten, E., et al. 1,25-Dihydroxycholecalciferol: Endocrinology Meets the Immune System.  Proceedings of the Nutrition Society.  61: 375-380, 2002.
•    Fernandez-Robredo, P., et al. Vitamins C and E Reduce Retinal Oxidative Stress and Nitric Oxide Metabolites and Prevent Ultrastructural Alterations in Porcine Hypercholesterolemia. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 46(4): 1140-1146, 2005.
•    Gardner, J., et al. Zinc Supplementation and Psychosocial Stimulation: Effects on the Development of Undernourished Jamaican Children. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 82: 399 – 405, 2005.
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•    Kraus, A., et al. Supplementation with Vitamin C, Vitamin E or ß-Carotene Influences Osmotic Fragility and Oxidative Damage of Erythrocytes of Zinc-Deficient Rats. Journal of Nutrition. 127: 1290-1296, 1997.
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Vitamin C chews

Delicious

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May 12, 2020

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Everyone in the house loves these!

So glad the kids will take these! I sneak some for myself too. lol

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May 11, 2020

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A Different Kind of Trick or Treat

Tricking the little ones with a yummy treat of Vitamin C + D3 instead of a piece of unhealthy candy works every time. (Works on the big ones, too!)

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April 30, 2020

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Good Product

Beats pills and powder

Response from Customer Service:
April 29, 2020

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Vitamins for Dessert!

Our family loves these chews! Our daughter loves them so much we use them as dessert. We pack it in her school lunch daily so she's boosting her immune system throughout the school year.

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