Monday, October 5, 2009

Nordic Berries-Omega Fishies

Nordic Berries:
I am always looking for a way to keep my daughter’s diet healthy. I find that even with the best intentions, there are things she does not want to eat, so I was looking for a healthy, yet tasty vitamin, and that is why I was thrilled to find Nordic Naturals Nordic Berries. Made with cloudberries, these “berries” are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, and they taste so good (a sweet and sour citrus). There are no artificial colorings, flavorings or preservatives. They are pectin based and are gelatin and allergin free. They provide 100% of essential nutrients including A, B, C, Ds and E. They are the perfect vitamin for children ages 2 and up. Getting my daughter to take them is easy as she calls them the “candy medicine”. I think that explains it all. They look like little gummy candies, and she loves the taste. I love the little trolls on the packaging! I have to admit, I even love the vitamins themselves and have begun to take them every morning too!

Fishy, Fishy In the Brook:

I have read so much about DHA and EPA being important for children. Why? Well EPA and DHA are omega-3 fatty acids. They are essential for children’s health and hormone, brain, eye and nervous system development. They are proven to promote a healthy immune system, enhance learning ability and improve memory and focus power. I love that Nordic Naturals has the purest, freshest and “greenest” fish oils out there. That means that their fish oil supplements do not have the unpleasant taste of others on the market. International experts recommend 15 mg of EPA+DHA per pound of body weight for children from 2-13, and even more as they get older. Nordic Omega-3 Fishies are fish shaped tangerine flavored treats! Each little fishy has 68mg of EPA and 45mg of DHA (made with purified fish oil from anchovies and sardines). They are artificial color, flavor, preservative, yeast, gluten and milk derivative free. I can attest that kids love them! Imagine one little fishy offering all of those benefits! My daughter just assumes they are a treat and ask for the Fishies every morning. I love that being healthy is for once, something easy!

To learn more about research showing positive effects of omega essential fatty acids on children’s health and well-being, see


“We Love Kids” Contest from Nordic Naturals to Raise Awareness
About the Importance of Essential Fatty Acids for Children
In light of the fact that children are still showing deficiencies of essential fatty acids, Nordic Naturals has created a consumer contest called “We Love Kids” to increase awareness that all kids, big and small, need Omega-3 fatty acids. From August 1 through October 31, 2009, the company will be accepting submissions by email naming the contestant’s favorite Nordic Naturals children’s product plus why they love it in a 200 or less word testimonial. A gift basket of Nordic Naturals products and promotional items for the entire family including the dog and cat will be awarded to the 3 winning entries. Winners must have a physical address in one of the 50 United States and be 18 years or older to enter. Emails can be sent to and need to include name, address, phone, and email address. To see complete contest information, go to
Other Products for children include:
Children’s DHA available in chewable soft gels and liquid
Omega-3.6.9 Junior available in chewable soft gels, liquid, and convenient travel packs
Omega-3.6.9-D Junior available in chewable soft gels
Ultimate Omega 500 available in chewable soft gels
Nordic Omega-3 Fishies available in fish-shaped gummies
Nordic Omega-3 Gummies available in gummies
Nordic Berries gummy multivitamin with no fish oil added
Arctic Cod Liver Oil available in lemon, orange, peach, strawberry, spiced apple, and unflavored liquids and lemon-flavored soft gels

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