How does Vitamin C and Colostrum helps in children’s wellness?
- Colostrum contains Immunoglobulin type G (IgG) and Proline-Rich Peptide (PRP).
- Both colostrum and vitamin C help to strengthen children’s immune system.
- Vitamin C shortens the number of sick days.1
- Vitamin C enhances the activation of phagocytes (a type of white blood cell) in engulfing microbes2, deactivates viruses and kills bacteria3 at the site of infection.
- Vitamin C protects the host cells from oxidation damage.3
- IgG fights against bacterial and viral infections.4,5
- PRP supports and restores balance to our immune system.4,6
Who is recommended to take BiO-LiFE Kid’s Vitamin C + Colostrum?
- Children who are physically active/ spending most time outdoors that may expose them to environmental pollutants.
- Nursery or pre-school children.
- Children who wish to maintain physical well-being.
- Children who do not like to consume colostrum in powdery/liquid form.
What is the recommended dosage?
Children (2 years old and above): 1 chewable tablet daily.
|Colostrum powder (20% IgG & ≥4% PRP)||100mg|
- Straten, M.V. & Josling P. 2002. Preventing the common cold with a vitamin C supplement: a double-blind, placebo-controlled survey. Advances in Therapy, 19(3):151-159
- Carr, A., & Maggini, S. 2017. Vitamin C and Immune Function. Nutrients, 9(11): 1211M.
- Segal A.W. (2005) How neutrophils kill microbes. Annual Review of Immunology, 23: 197
- Godhia M.L & Patel N. 2013. Colostrum – its composition, benefits as a nutraceutical: a review. Current Research in Nutrition and Food Science, 1(1): 37 -47
- Blood Test: Immunoglobulins (IgA, IgG, IgM) (for Parents) – Nemours KidsHealth. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/test-immunoglobulins.html
- Power Packed Proline Peptides Restore Immune Balance. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.clinicaleducation.org/resources/abstracts/power-packed-proline-peptides-restore-immune-balance/
Q1: What are the factors that can influence children’s immune system?
- Bottle-fed babies are more susceptible to infections compared to breast-fed babies.
- Breast milk provides essential nutrients such as proteins, immunoglobulins and growth factors which help to support children’s immune system.
- Breast milk contains antibodies that can fight against viruses and bacteria.
Q2: How to improve your children’s immune system?
- Healthy and balanced diet practice.
- Control consumption of snacks and fast foods.
- Physical activities.