Huffpost Canada Parents ca

Kids Snacks: 12 Easy Ideas That Are Rich In Vitamin D

Posted: Updated:
KIDS SNACKS
12 Easy Kids Snacks Rich In Vitamin D | Pip And Ebby/The Gracious Wife
Print

If you want your kids to grow healthy and strong, then vitamin D is essential for their diet. Not only does vitamin D help absorb calcium, but it also helps children grow strong teeth and bones.

According to Dietitians of Canada, kids aged four to eight need 3000 IU of vitamin D daily, while kids aged nine and up need 4000 IU. If kids don't get enough of the nutrient, they can develop soft bones, known as rickets, early in life and are more likely to develop osteoporosis in adulthood. Additionally, a lack of vitamin D can prevent kids from reaching their proper genetic height.

So how can you get more vitamin D into your kids? By serving them some of the tasty snacks below! These ideas are all quick and easy, and are sure to become new favourites with your kids.

Close
Kids Snacks Rich In Vitamin D
of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

Around the Web

32 Healthy Kids Snacks | Parenting

Snacks for Kids : Food Network

Snacks | Recipes | Super Healthy Kids

The 20 Best Snacks for Kids - Parents

Kids' Snack Recipes - Allrecipes.com

Healthy Kids' Snacks and Treats - Cooking Light

12 Easy Snacks for Kids | Real Simple

Healthy Kids Snacks Recipes - EatingWell

Healthy Snacks for Kids: Recipes, School Snacks, and More - WebMD