Supplementing Your Allergies

Finding a safe multivitamin/mineral supplement that is free from the top 8 allergens can be a challenge.

In addition to safety factors, determining individual supplement needs is also crucial. Keep the following tips in mind:

Read the label carefully.  Manufacturing practices constantly change.  Ensure that there is cross contamination with any allergens or foods that you are allergic/ sensitive to.  Also ensure that the nutrient gaps you are trying to satisfy will be met using this supplement.

Check the amount of each nutrient.  In general, there is no need to exceed 100% of the Daily Value (DV) for most nutrients in that supplement.

Satisfy your nutritional needs.  Many supplements are geared towards helping individuals with specific dietary needs, such as pregnancy.    Also, choosing a formula for men, women or children can be a good way to meet unique dietary needs.

There is such thing as too much of a good thing.  Don’t overdo it.

The vitamins that are marked with an X are free from that particular allergen.

 

Milk Egg Wheat Peanut Tree Nut Fish Shellfish Soy
Hero Nutritionals: The Original Gummy Vitamin Yummy Bears Complete Multivitamin X X X
One-A –Day Scooby Doo Complete X X X X X X X X
One-A-Day Bugs Bunny Complete X X X X X X X X
Flinstone Children’s Chewable Complete X X X X X X X
NanoVM (1-3 years and 4-8 years) X X X X X X X X
Solace Nutrition Products for children and adults (Solace Nutrition) X X X X
Nordic Naturals Natural Berries Chewable Gummies X X X X X X X X
Rainbow Lights Certified Organics X X X X X X X X

 

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