Pediafocus: Protein/Nutritional Supplement (now available at Integrative Pediatrics!)

pediafocusWhat should your child have for breakfast?  What is the best way to get all the micronutrients they may need?  Is there a nutritional protein supplement that is dairy-free, gluten-free, egg-free, preservative-free, with no artificial dyes or colors and no artificial sweeteners, HFCS, or GMO sugar?


After extensive searching, I have found what may be the best option out there: PEDIAFOCUS.  This product meets all of the requirements listed above.  The protein is from peas.  When I do micronutrient  testing (done by Spectracell, and tests the nutrients inside the white blood cells to give me a glimpse of what may be going on inside your cells and your brain), I often find children with deficiencies of various vitamins and minerals. I always find vitamin D deficiency, and often one or more of: glutamine, tyrosine, glycine, NAC (N-acety-cysteine), DMG (dimethylglycine), MSM (methylsulfonylmethane), taurine, phosphatidyl choline, phosphatidylserine, or inositol.  PEDIAFOCUS contains a good amount of all these nutrients. 


So, again, what to have for breakfast?  Avoid the processed cereals.  If no egg sensitivity or allergy, they are a great way to start the day. Steel-cut oats (organic from bobs red mill) are a great start and if there isn’t any nut allergy, add some ground nuts, and/or flax meal and fresh organic fruit.  In a hurry? How about a fruit smoothy with PEDIAFOCUS and ground flax?  If you can tolerate dairy, add naturaly fermented yogurt and if you cannot do that, add some probiotics.

Ask for PEDIAFOCUS next time you are in our office!


Here are Some Supplement Facts:
Servings (18g) per container: 30
18g (approx. 1 scoop) contains:
Calories 50
    —Calories from fat 5
Total Fat 1g
Sodium 160mg
Total Carbohydrates 3g
    —Dietary Fiber 1g
    —Sugars 1g
Protein (from Peatein) 8g
Vitamin A (as Beta Carotene) 1250 IU
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid) 125mg
Vitamin D3 (as Cholecalciferol) 100 IU
Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopherol) 10mg
Vitamin B1 (as Thiamine Mononitrate) 1mg
Vitamin B2 (as Riboflavin-5-Phosphate) 1mg
Vitamin B3 (as Niacinamide) 5mg
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate) 10mg
Folates (NatureFolate blend) 100mcg
Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin) 100mcg
Biotin (as d-Biotin) 75mcg
Pantothenic Acid (as d-Calcium Pantothenate) 2.5mg
Calcium 137.5mg
   —(TRAACS Calcium Glycinate Chelate)
Iron (from Peatein) 2mg
Iodine (as Potassium Iodide) 37.5mcg
Magnesium 100mg
    —(TRAACS Magnesium Glycinate Chelate Buffered)
Zinc (TRAACS Zinc Glycinate Chelate) 7.5mg
Selenium (as Selenomethionine) 30mcg
Copper (TRAACS Copper Glycinate Chelate) 500mcg
Manganese 2500mcg
    —(TRAACS Manganese Glycinate Chelate)
Chromium 30mcg
    —(TRAACS Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate)
Molybdenum 25mcg
    —(TRAACS Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)
Potassium (as potassium glycinate) 270mg
Glycine 500mg
L-Tyrosine 250mg
L-Glutamine 250mg
High Gamma Mixed Tocopherols 50mg
    —(as d-gamma, d-delta, d-alpha, d-beta)
N-Acetyl-Cysteine 100mg
DMG (Dimethylglycine) 75mg
American Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) (root) 37.5mg
    —[standardized to contain 5% Ginsenosides]
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) 25mg
Taurine 25mg
Phosphatidyl Choline (from Soy Lecithin) 25mg
Inositol 25mg
Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) (leaf) 25mg 
    —[standardized to contain 24% Ginkgoflavoneglycosides and 6% Terpene Lactones]
5-Hyroxytryptophan 10mg
Phosphatidylserine 10mg
Grape Seed Extract (Leucoselect Phytosome)5mg
    —[standardized to contain 95% oligomeric proanthocyanidins complexed with phosphatidylcholine]
GlyceroPhosphoCholine 2.5mg
Other Ingredients: : Natural vanilla flavor, tapioca dextrin, vegetable cellulose, certified organic stevia (leaf) extract powder, silicon dioxide
Contains NO: dairy, wheat, yeast, gluten, eggs, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.

Recommended Use:
Ages 3 to 5: 1/2 scoop per day in the morning
Ages 6 to 8: 1/2 scoop 1 to 2 times per day
Ages 10 to 14: 3/4 scoop 1 to 2 times per day
Ages 15 to adult: 1 scoop 1 to 2 times per day


 Dr. Paul


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