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Nordic Naturals® ‘ One + One = More’ Campaign Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters
Back-to-School Promotion Supports Mentoring to Strengthen Communities, Change Lives
Each year, Nordic Naturals looks for ways to empower young people in their pursuit of education. This year, Nordic Naturals has partnered with 'Big Brothers Big Sisters' (BBBS), an internationally recognized non-profit that seeks to provide children facing adversity with strong, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.
On July 1, Nordic Naturals kicked off the back-to-school season with the “One + One = More” campaign to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBS), a nationwide non-profit organization that serves children ages 6 through 18. From July through September 2015, every time a consumer purchases a bottle of Nordic Naturals children’s products, the company will donate $1 to the life-changing work of BBBS, for a total contribution of up to $25,000.
“Each year, as the back-to-school season approaches, we look for an organization that shares our passion for giving each generation what they need to grow healthy and strong,” said Joar Opheim, Founder and CEO of Nordic Naturals. “This year, we are pleased to support Big Brothers Big Sisters and their mentoring programs that help children realize their potential and build healthy futures.”
BBBS provides children facing adversity with strong, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. As the nation’s largest donor- and volunteer-supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”).
Pam Iorio, President and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters, commented, “ At the heart of the Nordic Naturals campaign is a desire to support the health and wellness of children and teens. We are appreciative of this generous commitment to support our nation's youth."
Nordic Naturals employees will support the campaign through “Build-a-Backpack Day” with BBBS at the company’s corporate headquarters in Santa Cruz county. This interactive activity for the Bigs, the Littles, and the Nordic Naturals staff will provide backpacks for the start of the school year. In addition, Nordic Naturals will host a Facebook contest in August—“Mentor 4 Change”—to help raise awareness about this important organization.
All bottle sizes of Nordic Naturals children’s products qualify for the promotion, including the company’s best-selling Baby’s DHA, Children’s DHA™, and Nordic Berries™. More information is available here.
I was sent a bottle of the new Omega Boost Junior to review, as well as an assortment of additional Nordic Naturals products. (See below.) Lots of goodies, lucky me!
Omega Boost Junior
Creamy, delicious Paradise Punch flavor for ages 2+
285 mg omega-3s per serving
Tasty way to give kids essential omega-3 nutrition
No artificial coloring, flavoring, or preservatives
Supports brain, eye, and immune system health
Omega Boost™ Junior is a tasty way to give kids essential omega-3 nutrition. This creamy formulation supports brain and eye health, and healthy immune and nervous system function in children two years and older.
My thoughts: My 8 year old son, Braxton is a very picky eater. He hates any foods that are remotely good for him, and I am going quite crazy trying to get him to eat healthy. After reading how essential Omega-3s are for a growing child, especially for brain development, I am making certain that my son takes them daily. Omega 3s can also help with ADHD, which we are almost certain that Braxton is affected by.
Read the following:
"A large and growing body of scientific evidence indicates that fish oil benefits mental health and brain function in all stages of life. EPA and DHA, the omega–3 essential fatty acids in fish oil, are particularly concentrated in the brain—an organ composed of nearly 60% fat—and the nervous system, where they provide necessary building blocks for healthy cells and tissue.* DHA, for example, constitutes 20% of the total fatty acids in the cerebral cortex, the outermost layer of the brain responsible for sophisticated information processing like memory and attention. "
Thankfully, Braxton loves taking his daily dose of Omega Boost™ Junior. I keep it in the refrigerator and give him a half a teaspoon daily at breakfast time. He thinks it tastes great! I love my child and I want him to be as healthy as he can be.
About Nordic Naturals:
Founded in 1995, Nordic Naturals is celebrating 20 years of revolutionizing omega-3s—pioneering a new definition of fish oil as it relates to purity, freshness, taste, and dosage. Based in Watsonville, CA, the company also offers complementary nutrients essential to health. Their portfolio, which is distributed to over 35 countries, includes more than 200 products in a variety of flavors and formulations for adults, kids, athletes, and pets. Family owned, Nordic Naturals works passionately to see generations of healthier, happier people around the world—and they’re just getting started.
Win! One winner will receive the following prize pack: Omega Boost Junior, Nordic Naturals T-shirt, Swag Bag, ‘Brainiacs’ a book by Dr. Heather Manley and ‘Amazing Grades’ a book by Pat Wyman.
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Further information is available at www.nordicnaturals.com .
Disclaimer: I received samples of these products to review and to keep. All opinions are my own.