In a study conducted in the Philippines in 2003, children who had picky eating behavior and evidence of growth faltering were randomized to receive either nutrition counseling alone or nutritional counseling with nutritional supplement.
In comparison to dietary counseling alone, feeding children with PediaSure Plus increased various indicators of growth in children classified as “picky eaters”.
The use of nutritional supplements with nutrition counseling promotes catch-up growth and should play an important role in the management of picky eaters.
A glass of PediaSure Plus provides COMPLETE, BALANCED nutrition. It contains macronutrients and micronutrients needed for a child to stay healthy and well-nourished. PediaSure Plus helps provide 100% of daily Recommended Energy and Nutrient Intakes (RENI).7
as 1/2 cup of boiled rice
as 4.5 tsps of peanut butter
as 1 pc medium-sized boiled egg
Toddlers are more susceptible to infection. Increased sick days caused by recurrent infections may result in impaired growth or stunting.
PediaSure Plus has 2-in-1 synbiotic blend of probiotics and prebiotics FOS clinically proven to reduce Upper Respiratory Infections (URIs) by 45% and is associated with fewer sick days.
Incidence of URIs
REDUCTION IN UPPER
Fewer Sick Days
Figure: Summary of sick days per month in the
experimental (with synbiotics) group( )
and the control (with synbiotics) group( ).
For both groups, trend related to baseline, p<0.01.