Fleet Fiber Gummies

While we are still in January I wanted to bring this product to your attention and promote awareness that January is National Fiber Focus Month. Fiber. So many cringe at the sound of the word. When you think of fiber you tend to think elderly, those nasty food additives, or worse, the flavor lacking food that resembles the taste of cardboard.

But did you know that fiber is essential for a healthy diet, weight loss, blood sugar maintenance, and digestive health? However, our children don’t have to worry about this right? Wrong. Last year the American Academy of Pediatrics increased the recommended daily fiber intake standards. Especially because our lives have been so consumed with time or lack thereof and over scheduling our kids are not always receiving adequate intake in their meals, so many parents head for the drive through window because of time and convenience.

twins, salad, Karie Herring, Thefivefish.com

Foods that are naturally rich in fiber, apples, breads, rice, salad, green vegetables, just about everything that is a plant of sorts is rich in fiber for your diet. So what if your kids are like everyone else’s kids and they will not eat the green leafy goodness that helps us feel full, promotes digestive health, and tastes great? Why not a supplement?

(If you are curious those are my kids. Eating chicken salads. Yes, chicken chunks in a green salad. I am lucky with their eating habits.)

Pedia-Lax Fiber Gummies from Fleet are a great way to help your kids stay regular and get their daily dose of fiber in their diet. The gummies are a cute penguin shape and best of all they are sugar free, calorie free, AND gluten free. Recommended for children ages 2-11 to maintain better digestive health, three gummies a day are equivalent to a half cup of broccoli.

Now if you are not sold or sure on the supplement visit the Fiber Gummies site to get some great ideas on how to incorporate foods (such as fruits, vegetables and whole grains) into your child’s diet and even get a $1.00 off coupon to buy a bottle of fiber gummies. Or if you don’t want to buy them, try to win a bottle here on this blog.

Tell me what you do to get your kids to eat veggies? Do you hide it in their foods? What creative way do you try to get your kids to eat veggies? Leave me a comment and tell me.

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Best of luck!
*The Five Fish received a package of Fiber Gummies to review. In no way does this review intend to diagnose, cure, or prevent any disease. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and in no way represent any medical expertise.

39 Replies to “Fleet Fiber Gummies”

  1. Hey lass, just stopping by to say howdy! My computer sVcks, hence my lack of blogging. hope all is well under the sea! xxx

  2. I try to expose my kids to lots of different kinds of fruits and vegetables so that they can choose the ones they like. Some popular ones in our house are sweet potatoes, corn on the cob, and green beans!

    We have a jar of these gummies, and my daughter LOVES them! She gets twenty percent of her daily fiber from these gummies every day. She wakes up every morning wanting her penguins, and I'd love to have another jar for when this one runs out!
    Cassie
    cjm92995@yahoo.com

  3. I give him a nutritional drink at the start of the day that is a doctor approved meal replacements with plenty of vitamins and minerals and such to get a few servings out of the way. the only juice he'll get is V8 mixed veggies and fruit and one more drink. That doesn't mean I don't cajole him to eat veggies in his other meals/snacks but this way no stressful days.

  4. I am already a facebook fan of the fish and I also sent you a facebook fan request just to make sure I covered my bases-tim hughes
    titletowntreasures(AT)yahoo(DOT)com

  5. My kids have a couple of veggies that they will always eat, so I try to make sure they at least get those and then throw in some new ones each day in hopes that they'll find more they like. Thanks for the great contest!

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