Skip to content

Vitamins for kids

Find out which vitamins and supplements are important for your child's health. In this short article, we explain what to consider and have compiled a series of tips on how your child can live healthier. We also dive into what is important in children's diets.

What vitamins are important for children?

As children are growing, it is not surprising that certain nutrient deficiencies may occur from time to time. Thus, it is important that children are sufficiently supplied with all important vitamins. The following vitamins and nutrients are particularly important for the health and development of children:

Iodine: Iodine is important, among other things, for mental development as well as the development of the nervous system. Iodine is needed for the production of thyroid hormone, which in turn is important for metabolism and, as a result, also for mental and physical development.

Folic acid: Belonging to the family of B vitamins, folic acid is essential for the formation and division of cells. Already during pregnancy, women are strongly recommended to supplement folic acid because it is needed for essential processes in the body of the unborn child.

Vitamin C: Vitamin C is particularly important for strengthening the immune system and thus protects the cells from free radicals.

Vitamin D: Vitamin D is necessary for the development of bones in both children and adults. It also plays a role in various metabolic processes.

Vitamin B12: Vitamin B12 is needed for both energy and iron metabolism and is thus important for the formation of red blood cells.

Zinc: The trace element zinc is important not only for healthy skin, hair, nails, and wound healing but also for the immune system of children. It prevents infections and diseases and is an element needed for metabolism.

Calcium: Calcium is needed in children, especially for growth and healthy bones and teeth. Thus, a deficiency of calcium can lead to muscle tremors, cramps, circulatory problems, gum problems or even metabolic disorders. But these are not all the consequences of a deficiency.


Especially for children, a balanced diet with all the important vitamins and nutrients should be provided. Time and care should be taken to cover the recommended daily requirement of the respective vitamins through the diet. These foods should be on children's menus: Green vegetables, fruits, legumes, whole grains, potatoes, eggs, fermented foods, nuts, seeds and, of course, mineral water.


How to make a healthy diet work for children

Teaching children about a healthy, balanced diet is a big challenge for many parents. For example, children are not known to really enjoy eating healthy "green stuff". That's why it's important to make a healthy diet palatable to children right from the start. We have put together some tips for you on how to do this successfully:

- Be a good role model for your child.

- Actively involve your children in the preparation of the food.

- Cut the vegetables into funny shapes.

- Create awareness for healthy nutrition from the beginning with, e.g. appropriate children's books.

- Strict prohibitions on sweets can lead to your child compensating for this later on.

- Let your child discover their own sense of satiety.

- Explain in a playful way why vitamins and nutrients are needed.

- Choose the recipes together with your child.

Doin' It For The Kids Vitamins With Multivitamin Complex

Our Multivitamin Bears provide your children with all important vitamins and support the normal function of the immune system. In addition to vitamin D and iodine, our bears contain vitamin B6, B1, C, vitamin K2, vitamin E, biotin and zinc. They are also sugar-free and vegan and taste deliciously of raspberry. Convince yourself and try our Doin' It For The Kids Vitamins!

Dr. Anne Latz:

"Children are often picky eaters and especially dislike greens. BEARS WITH BENEFITS Kids Multivitamin convinces with a perfectly balanced mix of vitamins and micronutrients, specially tailored to the needs of children four years and up."

More about our nutrition experts

Do you need help?





Delicious bears! They make vitamins fun! My daughter loves them! :-)

The children take the bears so gladly, there is no discussion and they are well supplied with all important vitamins!

Studies on vitamins for children

We provide the following scientific studies for your general information. The results obtained in these studies do not necessarily apply to all individuals. Feel free to click on the corresponding links to get more detailed information.

Vitamin D supplementation in infants, children and adolescents.
The report provides an overview of the effects of vitamin D deficiency and addresses vitamin D supplementation.

Effect of zinc supplementation on growth in children under 5 years of age.
The report provides an overview of the effects of zinc on the development and growth of infants.