The Alive Vitamins Kids DHA is extremely clean and therefore is free of any chemicals and toxins. It is 3rd party IFOS tested and certified. All Alive fish oils go through rigorous testing and since the beginning, we have received the highest standard of quality there is when it comes to fish oil. The source of fish is from the cold pristine Norwegian waters.
EPA and DHA are the essential fatty acids from the omega 3. EPA is for skin and things like inflammation, therefore wonderful for kids who have dry itchy skin. Eczema is often eliminated in kids once the diet is altered and they are supplementing with omega 3’s. DHA is the essential fatty acid that greatly helps children develop a healthy brain. DHA helps with mental focus, intelligence, and even attention deficit disorder (ADHD).
The soft gel is the size of a green pea. It is meant to be chewed. There is liquid inside the gel and it is the flavour of an orange burst! Kids love it as well as adults and it is sweetened with Stevia. Stevia is a healthy natural sweetener with NO calories. It is from a plant source and 100% natural. As for the material of the soft gel, there is no pork in the soft gel. All Alive Vitamins are Gelatin, which is either a bovine source or vegetarian. The Alive Kids DHA is bovine. There are no fillers in the fish oil and there is NO wheat, soy, gluten, dairy or corn. This makes the product easy for kids who have allergies or food sensitives.
Lastly, fish oil is extremely important for pregnant women to take so that the development of the baby’s brain is the best it can be, right from the start! Taking fish oil when pregnant can be a great challenge for women who are experiencing morning sickness, however, the Alive Kids DHA is a favourite among pregnant women as it is absolutely delicious. So there is a little tip if you know any other pregnant women having trouble finding a fish oil.