what is PROTEIN,CALCIUM & VITAMIN D?

Which nutrients help muscles and bones grow?

It’s important to have strong bones because they support the body. And, muscles are needed to be able to move, which is super important to kids!

PROTEIN

What it is: A building block for your child’s bones, muscles, skin, and blood, protein plays a vital role in physical growth and in many bodily functions. Muscles use amino acids to grow. Protein has 20 amino acids and the body only makes 11 of these, so diets need to contain protein to get the other 9.

Where to get it: Meat, eggs, beans, milk, Greek yogurt, cottage cheese, nut butters, and more

How much is in a serving of PediaSure Grow & Gain? 7g (14% Daily Value)—as much as 1 large egg

How it appears on the label: Milk Protein Concentrate, Soy Protein Isolate, and Nonfat Milk

CALCIUM

What it is: An essential mineral for bone development in children

Where to get it: Dairy foods and green, leafy vegetables

How much is in a serving of PediaSure Grow & Gain? 250mg (25% Daily Value)—as much as ½ cup of yogurt

How it appears on the label: Calcium Phosphate and Calcium Carbonate

VITAMIN D

What it is: An important vitamin that is essential for maintaining strong bones and teeth

Where to get it: Fatty fish, like salmon and tuna; fortified dairy, like milk; synthesized by the skin when exposed to sunlight

How much is in a serving of PediaSure Grow & Gain? 6mcg (30% Daily Value)—as much as 2 cups of vitamin D-fortified milk

How it appears on the label: Vitamin D3

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Which nutrients nourish the brain and eyes?

As the command center of the nervous system, the brain receives and makes sense of input from the eyes, other senses, and nerves. Then it tells the muscles what to do, like a boss.

DHA OMEGA-3

What it is: An essential fatty acid that feeds the brain. Bodies produce very little DHA on their own, so the majority of what's needed should come from foods and supplements.

Where to get it: Fish, like salmon and trout; seafood; nuts such as walnuts, almonds, cashews, and pistachios

How much is in a serving of PediaSure Grow & Gain? 32mg

How it appears on the label: Tuna Oil

LUTEIN

What it is: A carotenoid that supports eye health

Where to get it: Eggs; green beans; leafy greens, like kale, spinach, broccoli, and romaine; fruits, like kiwi and grapes

How much is in a serving of PediaSure Grow & Gain? 500mcg

How it appears on the label: Lutein

CHOLINE

What it is: An important nutrient for brain development

Where to get it: Eggs, mushrooms, brussels sprouts, and meats such as beef and liver

How much is in a serving of PediaSure Grow & Gain? 80mg (15% Daily Value)

How it appears on the label: Choline Chloride

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Which nutrients provide immune support?

Antioxidants support the immune system, which defends the body against the viruses and germs kids dig up while out and about.

VITAMIN C

What it is: An important antioxidant that also helps with bone formation and the absorption of iron

Where to get it: Fruits, like strawberries, pineapples, and tangerines; vegetables, like broccoli, cauliflower, and peppers

How much is in a serving of PediaSure Grow & Gain? 23mg (25% Daily Value)

How it appears on the label: Ascorbic Acid

VITAMIN E

What it is: A key antioxidant for a healthy nervous system and an important nutrient to support developing cells

Where to get it: Vegetable oils, nuts, seeds; leafy, green vegetables

How much is in a serving of PediaSure Grow & Gain? 3mg (20% Daily Value)

How it appears on the label: dl-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate

SELENIUM

What it is: A mineral that acts as an important antioxidant for the body

Where to get it: Tuna, Brazil nuts, meat, poultry, beans, mushrooms, and sunflower seeds

How much is in a serving of PediaSure Grow & Gain? 8mcg (15% Daily Value)

How it appears on the label: Sodium Selenate

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See Complete, Balanced Nutrition® in action

Visit our YouTube channel to hear how Max makes the most of the 27 vitamins & minerals in PediaSure to keep up with his older brothers. Plus, find other videos about nutrition and growth.

† Nutrition information sourced from USDA Nutrient Database, https://ndb.nal.usda.gov. Accessed March 8, 2018.