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FAQs Vitafos® Junior

  • What are dietary supplements?

    They are nutritional formulas used to supplement the diet when regular food is not able to cover daily needs, thereby promoting good health.

  • What is Vitafos® Junior?

    Vitafos® Junior is a dietary supplement with a high nutritional value that is also gluten-free and low in lactose. It helps cover the energy and nutrient requirements of children between the ages of one and ten years when regular diets are unable to cover their daily needs.

  • When is the use of Vitafos® Junior indicated?

    Vitafos® Junior can be used as a supplement for regular diets or as a complete diet when daily food intake is insufficient:

    • Children with growth retardation or failure to thrive.
    • Children who are poor eaters or have little appetite or an unbalanced diet.
    • Children who perform high levels of physical exercise.
    • Children who are lactose intolerant and/or allergic to various foods.
    • Convalescent children with acute or chronic illnesses who are experiencing malabsorption or undergoing post-surgical recovery or oncology treatments.
  • Can I mix Vitafos® Junior with a liquid other than water? And with what foods?

    Vitafos® Junior can be used as a single source of food or as a supplement to a regular diet.

    It has a pleasant vanilla taste and dissolves easily in water or foods. This means that it can be dissolved in water for a shake with a pleasant vanilla flavor as well as in other liquids, such as juice or soup.

    It can also be used to enrich vegetable purées, creams, desserts, etc. by boosting their caloric value without increasing their volume.

  • How many portions of Vitafos® Junior should a child ingest each day?

    The amount of Vitafos® Junior to be administered will vary depending on whether it is being used as a supplement or as a complete diet, as well as on the needs to be covered. Consult your pediatrician for the most suitable quantity in accordance with the child's age, weight, etc.

    Remember that dietary supplements should not be used to replace a balanced and varied diet.