Jarrow Formulas’ Kid’s Multi Named a Top Product in 2006

January 22, 2007 – Los Angeles-based Jarrow Formulas® today announced its KIDS Multi™was named a top product in 2006 by www.SupplementWatch.com.

Jarrow Formulas’ KIDS Multi™is a chewable daily complete multi-vitamin for children ages 2 to 12 made with IronSorb™, an iron complex that is specially prepared to reduce irritation of the stomach. KIDS Multi™, an optimum potency multi, satisfies children’s taste buds without the undesirable effects of sugar. The xylitol in the formula not only enhances the taste, but also provides significant benefits for children’s delicate teeth. Lutein is also added to provide important antioxidant protection for the eyes.

Jarrow Formulas KIDS Multiâ„¢formula consists of:

§ Vitamin A: 2,500 IU

(50% as palmitate/50% as beta carotene)

§ Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid): 100 mg

§ Vitamin D (cholecalciferol): 200 IU

§ Vitamin E (d-alpha tocopheryl succinate): 40 IU

§ Vitamin B1 (as thiamin mononitrate): 2 mg

§ Vitamin B2 (as riboflavin): 2 mg

§ Vitamin B3 (niacin): 10 mg

§ Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine hydrochloride): 2 mg

§ Folic Acid: 200 mcg

§ Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin): 6 mcg

§ Biotin: 300 mcg

§ Pantothenic Acid (as calcium pantothenate): 10 mg

§ Calcium (from milk minerals): 140 mg

§ Phosphorous (from milk minerals): 60 mg

§ Iron (from iron protein succinylate: 6 mg

§ Iodine (potassium iodide): 100 mcg

§ Magnesium (as citrate): 60 mg

§ Zinc (as amino acid chelate): 8 mg

§ Selenium: 50 mcg

(80% as L-selenomethionine/20% as sodium selenate)

§ Copper (as oxide): 1 mg

§ Manganese (as citrate): 2 mg

§ Chromium (as yeast chromium): 60 mcg

§ Potassium (as potassium chloride): 5 mg

§ Lutein (from lutein ester): 3 mg

§ Inositol: 20 mg

SupplementWatch selected Jarrow Formulas’ KIDS Multi because it scored the highest in the following 5 broad areas within the same product category:

  • Claims
  • Theory
  • Science
  • Safety
  • Value

Each of these main criteria encompasses a number of subcriteria (which differ between product categories), with a total score of 20 points in each of the aforementioned areas. The final score is converted into a “star-ranking” (0-5 stars) for display on the SupplementWatch website.

SupplementWatch, Inc. was founded in 1999 in response to the growing public confusion, hype and controversy surrounding nutrition and dietary supplements. The company’s aim is to clarify the information about dietary supplements and provide consumers with timely and relevant information to help them make informed decisions. The Supplement Watch team consists of a growing network of scientists, physiologists, nutritionists and other health professionals dedicated to educating people about the pros and cons of dietary supplementation.

“We are thrilled to be recognized by SupplementWatch,” says Mark Becker, Director, Advertising/Communications for Jarrow Formulas. “Our Kids Multi formula provides the proper levels of every important nutrient for children 2 years of age to 12 years of age.”

Jarrow Formulas, Inc. is a nutritional supplement formulator and marketer founded in 1977 and incorporated in 1988. The company markets its products throughout the United States and internationally in more than 20 countries in Europe, Asia, Israel and Latin America. The company offers a complete line of nutritional products that includes vitamins, minerals, probiotics, standardized herbal concentrates, amino acids, enzymes and enteral nutrition formulations. Jarrow Formulas, Inc. is active in regulatory affairs, helping to maintain American’s rights to free access to dietary supplements. Its products are manufactured by Jarrow Industries Incorporated, a pharmaceutical quality facility located in Santa Fe Springs, CA. For more information, contact Mark Becker, Director, Advertising/Communications toll free at (800) 726-0886 or access the Jarrow Formulas Web site at www.Jarrow.com


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