Vitamins for children without red-dye? - Mothering Forums

 
Thread Tools
#1 of 7 Old 01-20-2006, 07:07 PM - Thread Starter
 
daisymommy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Northern Virginia
Posts: 1,043
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
I am throwing out those nasty Flintstone's vitamins that have red-dye in them.

What children's vitamin can I replace them with for a 3 year old that doesn't contain red-dye?

He won't eat the gummy vitamins like Little Critters...just spits them out. I think it's the texture.

Amy ~ SAHM to DS (9) DD (5) and DS (2) And  expecting a  stork-girl.gif  late May 2012!


 homebirth.jpg  cd.gif  slingboy.gif  familybed1.gif  winner.jpg  novaxnocirc.gif  goorganic.jpg

daisymommy is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 of 7 Old 01-22-2006, 03:38 AM
 
mamajessica's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: In tune with the Universe
Posts: 3,747
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I know Trader Joe's carries a children's chewable and I hightly doubt that there is any artificial coloring in them Good luck!
mamajessica is offline  
#3 of 7 Old 01-23-2006, 01:15 AM
 
anamama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 929
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
We're using Nature's Plus Animal Parade. I buy them at Wild Oats. Ds loves them. They are naturally colored.

so many roads to ease my soul...

anamama is offline  
#4 of 7 Old 01-23-2006, 11:19 AM
 
heatherzenzen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Stillwater, MN
Posts: 51
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
We use Nature's Plus Animal Parade too. Kids love 'em. We buy them at our local natural foods co-op.
heatherzenzen is offline  
#5 of 7 Old 01-24-2006, 01:47 AM
 
ColoradoMama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: mooning TAO
Posts: 9,587
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
We also use Nature's Plus Animal Parade. My kids love the watermelon flavor. They wouldn't eat them at first though, so we came up with a game. I pick one out and then make a sound or funny gesture (or both) for the animal. I roar for the lion, make a funky trumpeting sound for the elephant (while using my arm as a trunk), etc. They love it and will now ask me for the vitamin. (They actually learned the word vitamin even though I usually call it their "vitameatavegamin." They look at me a little weird when I say that - someday I'm going to find that 'I Love Lucy' episode and tape it!)
ColoradoMama is offline  
#6 of 7 Old 01-24-2006, 02:03 AM
 
Trishy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: BFE, Kentucky
Posts: 11,527
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
We have the Trader Joe's chewables and also use Liquid Health children's vitamins.
Trishy is offline  
#7 of 7 Old 01-24-2006, 02:35 AM
 
momto l&a's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Idaho
Posts: 13,099
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Rainbow light has Nutri-Stars.

I like them as they are loaded with all sorts of nutrients.

And I dont think they have any junk in them.
momto l&a is offline  
Reply


User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 19,732

168 members and 19,564 guests
agilesheltie , angeebaby , Angelorum , belltree , bren94 , busybumblebee , captain optimism , catladymeow , Chaika , ChasingDreams , Cheeky-One , chickabiddy , chiefmir , Chloe'sMama , Citymomx3 , Daffodil , dahlia810 , Dakotacakes , daniellebluetoo , Dawn's mom , dbsam , Deborah , Earthmother777 , Emanresu , emmy526 , EmsMom , fljen , forestfoster , funfunkyfantastic , FyerFly , girlie1125 , goldblooded13 , happyhats , healthy momma , hexlein4 , hillymum , hopeful22 , ian'smommaya , iceface , jaimezee , japonica , JayaSky , jazzmom74 , jcdfarmer , jodieanneanton , jojobean , Joplusone , joycef , JoyfamMama , justmama , katelove , Katherine73 , kathymuggle , Kelleybug , kleinemaus , LadyAnnibal , leftcoaster , lerlisha , Leyah5683 , lightheartedmom , lilacvioletiris , lilgreen , lilmissgiggles , LiLStar , Linda on the move , loba , lolo77 , loveandlight33 , mama24-7 , mamabear0314 , mamabear81 , mamadance84 , mandamamma , Mandinka , mariamadly , Marianne Bliss , marilyn612 , mckittre , MDoc , MeepyCat , midstreammama , minerva23 , mirabillis , Mirzam , missmason , MissMuffet , MnMtm , mom_to_ben5 , monkeyscience , moominmamma , MoonWomb , MPsSweetie , MsDandelion , MulberryMom , Mylie , MylittleTiger , naiade , NaturallyKait , newmamalizzy , NinasVineyard , NiteNicole , nj001 , oaksie68 , orangemomma , pers , Piskito , priya110in , quantumleap , rcb215 , RexxyChris , RollerCoasterMama , RosemaryV , rubelin , SandiMae , sarafl , Satori , seap3 , shantimama , Shmootzi , shoeg8rl , sidrajedi , siennaflower , sillysapling , SkiBum , Skippy918 , Smokering , Snydley , sofreshsoclean , Springshowers , stardogs , Stephanie Weaver , Strong Mama , TBallman , teaismca , TealCandy , Teles , Tigerle , treehugginhippie , TrishWSU , TwilightJoy , TwoBlessings_ , typebug , Viola , VocalMinority , Wild Lupine , Wild Rose , Wolfcat , YogaBoga1
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.