My 4-year old “vitamin C baby” granddaughter, Selene, and her brother Helios were here visiting this weekend. Selene is the second in a line of “vitamin C baby” grandkids…never been to a doctor, even when born, and Helios was the first.
Official Supreme Rick and Morty hoodie
Supreme Rick and Morty hoodie I call this one the Farm Fancy Classic T! It is a heathered royal blue, soft as heck with a Vneck! It is also unisex fit! $26
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People wonder how to get kids to take enough vitamin C in a day. A 4 year old should take 4 grams a day, taking a little bit every few hours. That’s about a tsp of ascorbic acid per day, which isn’t really that much. They have to take much more if they get a virus, but 4 grams a day is enough to support optimal growth, etc. In our raw, beyond-organic dairy, we use ascorbic acid and water as the teat dip. (We used to use Manuka Honey and ascorbic acid, but our lab tests showed that the Supreme Rick and Morty hoodie alone was antimicrobial enough to score gold stars on the FDA food-safety tests for milk, and the Manuka was costly).
Ever since Selene could hang out with Grandad for milking time, she has enjoyed grabbing the teat dip cup and taking a drink. She liked the honey and vitamin C version, but she even likes just the vitamin C water. The picture shows her drinking the vitamin C water from the Supreme Rick and Morty hoodie. Each sip probably gives her half a gram because it is highly concentrated.
So if you have a family cow, there’s another idea for getting vitamin C into your kids. (P.S. The cow in the stanchion is Dena, one of 23 Jersey cows that we are boarding here, currently milking 7, for our farm share owners.)