Complan for kids- Ingredients, benefits, Use and side effects

Complan is one of the most popular health drinks among kids. No doubt complan is a good health drink for kids growth.

Complan is better than its competitor’s health drink which comes at almost same price as Horlicks, Bournvita and Boost.

Complan for kids is a good choice as a health drink. Complan provides a package of nutrients of protein, carb, fat, vitamins and minerals which are essential for growing kids.

I am saying Complan for kids a good choice not only because of it provides the package of balanced nutrients. That provides all of the health drinks.

I am saying this because of the quality of nutrients. The quality of nutrients Complan provides comes from the standard source which is also called the first-class source.

In this article, I will discuss all about the complan. benefits of Complan for kids, ingredients of Complan, use of Complan and side effects of Complan if any present.

So, let’s start from the basics-

What is complan

You already know that Complan is a nutritional child health drink. Complan is a powder-like solid material having a delicious taste and the smell of milk and other flavors.

Complan offers balanced nutrition for growing kids to help bridge the nutritional gap that obstructs their regular growth.

It is clinically proven to promote 2x faster growth. Complan is available in 4 yummy flavors Pista badam, Royale chocolate, Creamy classic and Kesar badam.

If you want to know the face behind the 2x faster growth when consuming Complan then read- Does the Complan increase height of kids.

Why Choose Complan as a health drink for your kid

There are countless reasons to choose Complan for your kid rather than any other health drink. Let’s discuss one by one-

Complan provides a high amount of protein(18g per 100g) than any other health drink.

In Complan the main source of protein is milk as they use milk solid 52%. Milk protein is a complete source of protein.

Complan contains less sugar than other health drinks like Horlicks, Bournvita and Boost. Sugar is bad for kids health.

Complan provides 34 vital nutrients which are essential for healthy and growing kids. Here is the list of nutrients Complan provides for the better health of kids.

Nutritional information of complan
Complan provides 34 essential nutrients

Want to know how Complan is better than other health drink. Read Complan vs Horlicks vs Bournvita which is better health drink for your kid.

What are the ingredients of Complan

As a chemist, I can surely say that every company has some secret behind its product. They do not disclose all the ingredients from top to bottom. But yes they disclose most of the ingredients they used to produce any product.

Here is the list of ingredients of Complan which used to produce the health drink Complan for kids.

Complan Ingredients

  1. Skimmed milk
  2. Maltodextrin
  3. Vegetable oils (palmolein, sunflower oil)
  4. Sucrose(sugar)
  5. Flavou(natural and artificial)
  6. Magnesium hydrogen phosphate
  7. Colouring (beet red)
  8. Xanthan gum
  9. Ferrous sulfate
  10. Calcium carbonate
  11. L-ascorbic acid
  12. Calcium D-pantothenate
  13. Pteroylmonoglutamic acid
  14. D-biotin, phytomenadione
  15. Manganese sulphate
  16. Sodium L-ascorbate
  17. Chlorine
  18. Dl-α-tocopherol
  19. Cupric sulphate
  20. Zinc sulfate
  21. Pyridoxine hydrochloride
  22. Thiamin hydrochloride
  23. DL-α-tocopheryl acetate
  24. Retinyl palmitate
  25. Riboflavin
  26. Cholecalciferol
  27. Cyanocobalamin
  28. Potassium iodide
  29. Chromium chloride
  30. Sodium molybdate
  31. Sodium selenite

Here is the image which says the major ingredients of complan. This label is attached to the packet of Complan.

Ingredients of Complan
This is the ingredients label attached to the packet of Complan

Benefits of Complan

Complan provides almost the same nutrients that other health drinks provide. So the benefits of Complan is same as other health drink.

Because the goal of every health drink is same that is provides nutrition to kids and helps them achieve healthy body.

Here is the list of 5-major benefits of Complan for kid

1. Support Physical and Mental growth of kids

Protein and mineral is the key of physical growth and body development with some carbohydrate and fat. Each body part from hair to nail all are made with protein. Protein actively helps to grow muscle.

  • Complan provides kids 18g of protein, 11g of fat and 62g of complex carbohydrate.

Iodine, zinc, iron, magnesium, copper, selenium, manganese, potassium are the minerals and vitamin B takes a front role to develop mental growth.

All the essential nutrients provided by the Complan for kids. Thus, help kids growing physically as well as mentally.

2. Makes Bones Healthy & Strong

Bones are the most strong things in our body. Bones provide body structure and contain our body weight. Without strong bones, children become weak day by day.

  • Complan loaded with 800mg of calcium, 780mg of phosphorus, 3.75mgm of vitamin D, 70mg of magnesium and other vitamins and minerals.

They all together help to makes your kids bones stronger and provide your kid a strong skeleton body with healthy body shape.

3. Helps in Electrolyte Balance in Body

  • Complan is a good source of soduim, potassium, magnesium, selenium, iron, cupper. Drinking Complan help balancing body fluid and maintain electrolyte balance in kids body. So, that kids do not suffer from dehydration.

4. Support Immuno function

Kids often fall in sick. Drinking Complan boosts the immunity power of your kid and help to win the fight against foreign harmful germs.

  • Complan has vitamin C, D, A, E and minerals selenium, zinc, iron which help to boost immunity power. Thus keeps kids safe from germs.

5. Keeps kids energetic through the day

  • The main source of energy of human body is carbohydrates, protein and fat. Complan is a rich source of protein, carb and fat. Complan delivers 419kilo calorie of energy in each serve with milk.
  • Complan is loaded with natural vitamins B1, B2, B6, B12, niacin and biotin. Vitamin B-complex is known as the energy vitamin. These vitamins help to release energy from food and keep children energetic throughout the day.

Use of Complan

Complan for kids is a good health drink. Just parents need to know how they prepare the drinks Complan for kids and right time to feed kids.

Here is the step by step guide on how to prepare Complan drink for your kid

  1. Take one glass of cold or warm milk (around 250 to 300ml)
  2. Add 2-s spoon of complan powder and stied.
  3. Make a smooth mixture and surve your kid
How to prepare Complan drink
Preparation of Complan drink for kid

When to feed complan drink to your kid

There is no fixed time to drink Complan. Kids can drink Complan twice a day. Kids can consume Complan

  1. At morning with breakfast.
  2. Before lunch as a snacks.
  3. At afternoon before going to playground.
  4. At evening as a snacks.

Do not feed health drinks at night or before going to bed. Health drink contains vitamin B complex which releases energy fast. Also, health drink contains lots of energy which disrupt kids sleep.

Is there any side effect of drinking complan?

No, no side effect is noticed for consuming right amount of Complan at right time.

But yes, consuming a high amount of Complan at a time and at night may lead to gain overweight as high amount of energy stored in body.

Complan contains a moderate amount of sugar to sweeten the drink. Consumption of a high amount of sugar is not good for health.


After reading till here you may understand the benefits of Complan for kids. I repeat Complan is one of the best health drink in its price range.

If you have any doubts or concerns comment below. First, feed your kid a healthy meal then go for a health drink.

Health drink provides the same nutrients which are present in normal foods like milk, potato, rice, fish, egg, chicken, and vegetables.

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