2016 Back-to-School Essentials Awards

{Personal Care} Dr. Ohhira’s Hadayubi Lavender Moisturizer from Essential Formulas promotes healthy-looking skin by encouraging both bacterial balance and pH balance in the skin. Lavender essential oils make it relaxing, too.

{Food and Drink} Enjoy Life Foods Gingerbread Spice Soft Baked Cookies are free of allergenic ingredients like gluten, tree nuts, peanuts, dairy, and egg, but still taste like home.

{Supplements: Vitamins/Minerals} NOW Foods Kid Vits Berry Blast Chewables come in lots of animal shapes, which provides fun opportunities to talk about animals!

{Food and Drink} Stonyfield YoKids Squeezers are easy to pack and snack from. Organic juices and cane sugar provide the flavor, six active yogurt cultures provide the healthy bacteria.

{Food and Drink} Alter Eco Salted Caramel Truffles are a sophisticated treat for the college student who might enjoy them for a reward after a long evening of studying.

{Supplements: Vitamins/Minerals} AlternaVites Kids Multi is a powdered multivitamin/mineral that can be mixed into a drink or simply poured onto the tongue.

{Food and Drink} Bare Foods Chocolate Coconut Chips. These two complementary flavors combine for a crispy, satisfying crunch.

{Supplements: Supplement Drinks} Barlean’s Superfruit Greens in strawberry-kiwi flavor is a kid-friendly way to deliver superfruits and greens.

{Supplements: Digestion} Bluebonnet Rainforest AnimalZ Probiotic delivers a super-stable, chewable dose of probiotics for kids 3 and older. 

{Food and Drink} Drazil Kids Tea in Punch Passion flavor is a blend of antioxidant-rich herbal teas blended with fruit juices. The flavor is kid-friendly but 35 percent lower in sugar than juice alone.

{Personal Care} Earth Science Gentle Facial Scrub cleans the face and body with a creamy, non-drying formula. Vegan.

{Personal Care} EcoDent Daily Care Baking Soda Toothpowder in strawberry flavor is a low-abrasion tooth polish/cleaner with lots of minerals for healthy teeth and no fluoride.

{Food and Drink} Eden Pocket Snack Sampler. Your student won’t get bored with snacks if they can have a different one every day! Chewy, nutty, sweet, and spicy options are available.

{Supplements: Vitamins/Minerals} Ester-C Kidstiks Multivitamin & Mineral Supplement Daily Drink Mix Powder in grape flavor is a nonfizzy drink with vitamins, minerals, and electrolytes to replenish what kids lose throughout the day.

{Personal Care} Europharma Terry Naturally Acne Essentials works on skin health from inside, supporting detoxification and boosting skin’s immunity.

{Supplements: Vitamins/Minerals} Floradix Kinder Love Children’s Multivitamin Supplement is an easy-to-swallow, quickly absorbed liquid formula. Also contains minerals and digestive herbs.

{Food and Drink} Food for Life Ezekiel 4:9 Sprouted Flake Cereal, Golden Flax is a great way to start the day in a nutrition-packed way.

{Supplements: Digestion} Garden of Life RAW Probiotics Kids adds a prebiotic into the mix with probiotics and enzymes to support overall digestive health.

{Food and Drink} Good Health Half Naked Popcorn Wild Buffalo Blue has a zippy flavor that calls to mind hot wings dipped in blue-cheese dressing, but in an air-popped popcorn.

{Supplements: Supplement Drinks} Happy Family Super Nutrition Shake in chocolate flavor delivers 8 grams of protein, fiber, 15 vitamins and minerals, but tastes like a tasty shake.

{Personal Care} The only ingredients in Honeybee Gardens Deodorant Powder are baking soda, cornstarch, arrowroot, and essential oils. No more sticky sticks, no aluminum, no talc.

{Food and Drink} Late July Snacks Clasico Nacho Chipotle tortilla chips satisfy that nacho need with organic corn. Gluten free.

{Supplements: Focus} Lifeline Foods Buried Treasure Added Attention is a liquid supplement with B vitamins, chromium, omega fatty acids, and herbs to support mental focus.

{Supplements: Vitamins/Minerals} MegaFood Kid’s One Daily multivitamin/mineral is a farm-to-tablet-tracked mini-tablet for kids 5 and older. One daily serving provides 24 nutrients.

{Supplements: Vitamins/Minerals} Natural Factors Big Friends Chewable Vitamin D3 helps keep growing bones strong.

{Supplements: Vitamins/Minerals} Natural Vitality Kids Calm Multi offers omega 3s, vitamins, amino acids, and Natural Calm magnesium and calcium.

{Supplements: Immune and Cold} Nature’s Answer Sambucus Kids natural orange flavor combines echinacea and astragalus with sambucus for natural immune support.

{Food and Drink} New Zealand Jerky Teriyaki flavor is a natural way to eat a satisfying meat snack. Easy-to-chew and bite-size.

{Supplements: Digestion} Nordic Naturals Probiotic Gummies Kids have prebiotics and probiotics in berry delicious flavor!

{Food and Drink} Once Again Nut Butters Creamy Cashew Butter adds a gourmet touch to peanut-free school lunches.

{Supplements: Immune and Cold} Redd Remedies Children’s Sinus Support is a sugar-free, cherry-flavored chewable that targets the immune, respiratory, and digestive systems for sinus health.

{Supplements: Digestion} Renew Life Gentle Move Kids Colon Support is a chewable formula that supports regularity with magnesium, prunes, figs, and other fruits, in Strawberry Blast flavor.

{Food and Drink} Simply 7 Snacks Quinoa Chips Cheddar single-serve chips are crunchy and savory, gluten free, and pack more nutrition than the average chip.

{Supplements: Supplement Drinks} Vibrant Health Super Kids Vibrance. Protein, greens, vitamins, minerals, and herbs are found in this chocolate or apple-flavored drink powder.

{Supplements: Digestion} Wakunaga Kid’s Kyo-Dophilus probiotic supplement is a vanilla-flavored chewable with heat-stable and stomach-acid resistant probiotic strains.

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