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Vitamins play an important role in a child's physical & mental development.
To help ensure that every child has access to vitamins - Sterling is now offering a free children's vitamin program to parents of children between the age of 2 and 16.
Parents need to simply stop in to Sterling and pick up their Children's Vitamin Punch Card. The card allows parents to stop in and pick up their child's monthly supply with a simple punch of the card.
Common Vitamins and the roles they play:
|Vitamin A:||Vitamin A is involved in immune function, vision, reproduction, and cellular communication.|
|Vitamin B6:||Vitamin B6 in coenzyme forms performs a wide variety of functions in the body and is extremely versatile, with involvement in more than 100 enzyme reactions, mostly concerned with protein metabolism.|
|Vitamin B12:||Vitamin B12 is required for proper red blood cell formation, neurological function, and DNA synthesis.|
|Vitamin D:||Vitamin D promotes calcium absorption.|
|Vitamin K:||Blood clots are formed through a series of chemical reactions in your body. Vitamin K is essential to those reactions.|
|Zinc:||Zinc is involved in numerous aspects of cellular metabolism.|
|(Source: US Department of Health and Human Services)|
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