Bringing Optimal Nutritional to the Country With BiOmega Jr.
SALT LAKE CITY, March 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Children can be finicky when it comes to taking their daily nutrition, especially when fish is involved. But a quality supplement like USANA's BiOmega ™ Jr. can make it fun and easy for kids to get what they need. USANA Health Sciences Inc. (NYSE: USNA), a global nutritional company, announced today that it is launching its BiOmega Jr. children's nutritional supplement on Saturday, March 9 in Montreal.
"This newest addition to the USANA family has moms in Canada very excited," said Belynda Lee, USANA's vice president of Canada and North American Asian markets. "Canada is a very health conscious place to live and raise a family, making the BiOmega Jr. a product essential to creating healthier generations to come."
Each packet of BiOmega Jr. contains essential fatty acids of EPA and DHA plus vitamin D. Research shows these particular supplements are important for a child's growing brain and body. BiOmega Jr. is also equipped with concentrated omega-3s. Omega-3s are recognized for supporting healthy eye development and visual acuity.
A 2009 study published in the Journal of Nutrition estimated that nearly 90 percent of children consume less than the daily 351mg of EPA/DHA recommended by the American Dietetic Association and the Dietitians of Canada.
Founded in 1992, USANA Health Sciences (NYSE: USNA) is a U.S.-based nutritional company that manufactures high-quality supplements and personal care, energy and weight-management products in its FDA-registered facility in Salt Lake City. USANA's products, tested by NSF International and used by more than 600 professional athletes, are developed by the company's award-winning team of scientists and sold directly to Preferred Customers and Associates in 18 international markets.
USANA is the No. 1 Rated Brand in Direct Sales Based on Customer Satisfaction in ConsumerLab.com's 2013 Survey of Vitamin and Supplement Users. Named one of Outside magazine's "Best Places to Work" for four consecutive years, USANA has received more than 100 state, national and international accolades, including Utah Best of State, Stevie Awards, Australian Business Awards, NutriSearch Editor's Choice and others. Learn more about USANA (www.USANA.com) and the USANA True Health Foundation (www.USANAfoundation.org/), stay current with the official USANA blog (www.whatsupUSANA.com), like us on the USANA Facebook page (www.facebook.com/USANAhealthsciences), or follow USANA on Twitter (@USANAinc).
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