Essential Fatty Acids

Essential Fatty Acids

Natural Orange Flavor. 8 Fl.Oz. (237ml)

ChildLife’s Essential Fatty Acids supplies the optimum balance of vegetable based Omega 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids. This organic oil blend is delicately flavored to create an easy-to-take formula for children of all ages.

Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) play a critical part in your child’s physical, emotional, mental growth and well being. EFAs may influence brain function, immune strength, healthy skin and well being.* Include these plant-based, vegetarian Essential Fatty Acids as part of your child’s daily diet by mixing with juices, smoothies, cereals, puddings of over pancakes or waffles (after cooking).

Suggested Use:
For infants 6 months-1 yr: 1/2 teaspoon every other day
For children 1-5 yrs: 1-2 teaspoons daily
For children 5-12 yrs: 1-2 tablespoons daily
For pregnant or nursing mothers: 1-3 tablespoons daily

  • Shake well before use.
  • Keep refrigerated.
  • Use within 10 weeks of opening.
  • Give directly or mix with your child’s favorite drink or food.
  • Important: Do not cook with this oil or heat over 120 degrees Fahrenheit.

Essential Fatty Acids Facts

ChildLife uses only the highest quality ingredients. Gluten free, casein free, alcohol free. Contains no milk, eggs, soy, wheat, yeast or corn. No artificial colorings, flavorings or sweeteners.

*This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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