The Truth About Children’s Multivitamins
You would think giving a young child a multivitamin would be a good thing. Anyone who has witnessed a baby grow from infancy to toddler age knows how miraculous this stage of life is—so many systems inside the body are developing and becoming increasingly more sophisticated. Not to mention the sheer change in size. It’s no wonder many parents and grandparents turn to multivitamins to support all this accelerated development.
But for really young kids, prescribing multivitamins may be a dangerous thing. Researchers have recently been looking at the effects of giving supplemental vitamins and minerals to infants and the results are alarming. There could be a link between excessive multivitamin use and autism.
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