BiOmega™ Jr.

USANA’s BiOmega Jr. omega-3 supplement delivers a healthy amount of the omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid(EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid(DHA), along with vitamin D, in a creamy orange-pineapple flavored gel.

The Benefits of BiOmega Jr.

Omega-3 fatty acids assists in many actions throughout the body, which is especially important for children up to 12 years of age. Our bodies require omega-3 fatty acids, especially DHA to help support the development of the brain, eyes, and nerves while supporting cognitive health and brain function.

The ingredients found in BiOmega Jr. help in the absorption and use of phosphorus, which is necessary in the prevention of osteoporosis. While osteoporosis isn’t necessarily a cencern for children, it’s important to recognize it early in life. That’s why calcium intake, when combined with sufficient amounts of vitamin D and a healthy diet, may reduce the risk of osteoporosis.

The Science of BiOmega Jr.

Developing a healthy body early in life can ehave long-term, positive effects. Some research suggests that early nutrition can ahve life long health effects. That’s why getting enough omega-3s can help in the development and maintenance of teeth. It can also help prevent vitamin D deficiency, which helps in developing and maintaining bones.

One serving of BiOmega Jr. provides 350 mg of EPA and 230 mg of DHA omega-3 fatty acids. (See nutrition information for total fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol content.)

The USANA Difference

A quality supplement like USANA’s BiOmega Jr. can make it fun and easy for kids to get the DHA and EPA needed for healthy minds and bodies without taking a supplement full of added sugar. Unlike many popular brands that supply only small amounts of omega-3s, BiOmega Jr. supplies a valuable amount of highly absorb-able DHA and EPA in a delectable orange-pineapple flavored gel with no fish taste. With 1,000 IU of added vitamin D, BiOmega Jr. also supports developing bones and overall good health. Packaged in single-serve packets, kids will love having BiOmega Jr. every other day, and parents will love how convenient it is to give their kids a healthy supplement either straight from the packet or mixed into yogurt or other creamy foods. For best results, store in the refrigerator and serve cold.

Recommended Use: Helps support the development of the brain, eyes, and nerves in children up to 12 years of age. A source of omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid )EPA_ and docosahexanoic acid (DHA) for the maintenance of good health.
Recommended Dose: Ages 4-12 years – Take one (2.5g) packet every other day, with or without food. serve chilled for an even better taste.

Each packet contains at the time of manufacture:
Medicinal Ingredients

Fish Oil (Huile De poisson) – 2000mg
Omega-3 Fatty Acids (Acides Gras Omega-3) – 650 mg
EPA – 350 mg
DHA 230 mg
Vitamin D3 (25µg Cholecalciferol) – 1000 IU

Non-Medical Ingredients: Water, egg yolk, ascorbic acid, orange flavor, pineapple flavor, stevia rebaudiana leaf, canola oil, sodium ascorbate, vitamin E, citric acid anhydrous, potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate, beta-carotene, xanthan gum, L-menthol.
Contains: Pasteurized egg yolk.

Keep out of reach of children. Refrigerate after opening, store in an airtight container, protected from light.
Certified Organic by QAI

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