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Kids Supplement Protocol from Dr. Daryl Gioffre

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One of our favorite gut experts is back on the blog today. This time sharing a general supplement protocol for children. Dr. Daryl Gioffre is here to tell us exactly what he gives his kids on a daily basis (age 6 and 9) complete with brands, directions and WHY our children need each one.

If you have yet to meet Dr. Daryl, he has been on the blog and The HIM & HER Show many times. His expertise in the field of wellness, specifically gut health, gut labs and supplements with his own ‘acid-kicking’ formulas is unmatched. He has given us incredible tips and recommendations over the last few years and we’ll link every single one at the end of this post (plus, a code for you to shop).

In this post you can expect recommendations on the best greens, probiotic, Omega-3, minerals and D3/K2 for children. As always, be sure to check with your own healthcare provider when starting a new supplement.

With that, let’s get right to it with Dr. Daryl Gioffre.

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KIDS SUPPLEMENT PROTOCOL FROM DR. DARYL GIOFFRE:

GREENS:

Acid-Kicking Berry Greens by Alkamind

Directions: Mix 1 scoop in 6 ounces of water upon rising or before breakfast. 

It’s important that our kids eat their greens, but DRINKING their greens is even better. In a recent study by the CDC, only 1 in 10 children are consuming the recommended amount of vegetables and greens. One glass of Acid-Kicking Greens is an easy and cost-effective way to meet these requirements in less than 30 seconds. 

PROBIOTIC:

ProbioMed Kids by Designs for Health

Chew 1 tablet with breakfast.

Our gut is our children’s first line of defense, so we need to STRENGTHEN it every day with a daily probiotic. ProbioMed™ Kids is a custom, synergistic probiotic formula offering 10 billion colony-forming units (CFUs) per dose. It includes 11 diverse, well-researched strains, including Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium probiotic bacteria strains and the nonpathogenic yeast strain, Saccharomyces boulardii. The amounts of each strain are clearly disclosed, and the formulation is designed to promote gastrointestinal microbial diversity in children. These chewable tablets have a natural berry flavor sweetened only with monk fruit, free of any artificial sweeteners.

IMMUNE HEALTH:

Acid-Kicking D3 + K2 by Alkamind 

Directions: Dosing depends on age

+ I give my son Brayden (9 years) 5 drops in the mouth at breakfast = 2,500 IU

+ I give my daughter Alea (6 years) 4 drops = 2,000 IU

Our children can get Vitamin D from the sun, but research shows most are significantly deficient, and they need to supplement.  Vitamin D improves immune function, supports for their growing bones and muscles, cell growth and also inflammation regulation. 

ImmuniKid by Zahler

Directions: Chew 1 tablet with breakfast

A grape-flavored chewable tablet that promotes a speedy immune system response, with Vitamins C, A, Zinc, Elderberry, Beta Glucans, and more. 

OMEGA-3 FISH OIL (Inflammation and Brain Optimization):

NeuroImmune DHA 900 by Dr. Green Life Organics 

Directions: 1 teaspoon in mouth, 1 hour before bed

With 1,400mg of Omega-3 per teaspoon, this is exactly what our children need to reduce inflammation, and also support healthy brain function and nervous system development. Best part, it’s tasteless. 

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MINERALS:

Acid-Kicking Minerals Lemon by Alkamind

Directions: Mix 1 scoop in 3-4 ounces of water, 1 hour before bed

Minerals play crucial roles in our children’s growth and development, and the research shows they are massively deficient (because our soil is deficient). In fact, a recent study looked at the mineral content in spinach, and they found that we now must eat 75 servings of spinach, to give us the SAME mineral content that only one serving gave us in 1948. How CRAZY is that!  Our kids need to supplement with minerals, especially magnesium, every day. Acid-Kicking Minerals contains the 4 most crucial medical-grade minerals, in an easy to absorb form, in 3 delicious flavors. 

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Lauryn loves the acid kicking minerals in strawberry kiwi and uses the coffee alkalizer every day. Be sure to use code SKINNY for 20% off your first purchase at getoffyouracid.com. Additionally Dr. Daryl Gioffre is offering all readers and listeners a discounted lab package (domestic US only). You’ll save over $400 by clicking this link. Take advantage of this offer, even if you feel like you’re health is in check. As you can hear from Michael in the episode, his blood work came back great, but there was still something off. Dr. Daryl did his tests and they figured out he needed to seriously repair his gut. If you were to do this with your regular doctor it would probably cost upwards of $3k.

This package includes a G.I. Map, DNA stool sample kit plus the MRT food sensitivity kit with specific instructions when you sign up on how to do everything. It’s so easy! Once your results are in you’ll get a 45 minute call with Dr. Daryl to go over the findings. Think: leaky gut, inflammation, and stealth pathogens. Then you’ll have an option to work further with Dr. Daryl to fix things as needed.

As promised, here’s where you can learn more from Dr. Gioffre:

+ HIM & HER Show: Reclaim your health and wellness

+ HIM & HER Show: Heal your gut and increase performance and health

+ HIM & HER Show: Big pharma, natural health options and longevity strategies

+ Supplements to travel with in case you get sick

+ How to heal your gut after taking antibiotics

+ Supplements for postpartum depression, gut health and nutrition

Be sure to check it out and follow him on Instagram for quick health tips, easy recipes and new product drops. Do you give your kids any supplements? Which ones? Tell us in the comment below.

x, The Skinny Confidential team.

+ The supplement Lauryn is sure to take every single day.

++ What to put in your bath water for pH balance.

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