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What's Your Favorite Vitamin? I'm Taking a Poll for National Vitamin Day!


Happy National Vitamin Day!

To celebrate, I'm asking all of my fit readers (that's you!) to give their favorite vitamin a shout out. You can scream it out loud or type it in the comments section. My vote is for the latter so that I can respond back. I'm really curious to hear what you love. Right now, I'm loving ZINC, which I actually used to loathe taking because the tablets I bought were gross and hard. I eventually threw the bottle out. There was no point in just letting them sit there.

Now, I can't wait to take my Zinc vitamin in the morning. Wondering what changed? I discovered Nature Made's Zinc in Vitamelts form, which is a small dissolvable tablet that tastes like honey lemon and melts in your mouth like a candy-flavored mint.

That's the family of Vitamelts vitamins (above). They're all great flavors but like I said, Zinc is my favorite. Last week, I wrote a full review on Vitamelts HERE. I might start hoarding them because every time I see them at the drugstore, I want to buy more. They're THAT good. They make taking vitamins the easiest part of my daily health routine. And God knows, I need ease.


You Take Vitamins Because You Respect Yourself

I made resolutions for 2013 that I plan to keep. Taking vitamins regularly is helping me stick to them. Zinc helps protect my body from free radicals and supports a healthy immune system. It can help in the prevention of common colds and sore throats, as well as in healing from them. By maintaining healthy levels of Zinc you're putting distance between yourself and sickness.

Zinc is an amazing vitamin. I highly recommend talking to your doctor about your Zinc levels because many people are walking around deficient and struggling with conditions that could possibly be helped by taking a supplement. Don't think of it as dorky or freakishly healthy, think of it as treating your body right and respecting yourself.


Remember The Recent Flu Epidemic That Was Such A Big Deal?

The CDC called it the worst seasonal flu outbreak in 10 years. Everyone was going crazy! I couldn't even find a pharmacy in NYC that had flu shots left. I had to go to Connecticut to get one! It was such an ordeal, I documented it in pictures. I happen to hate shots (more than snakes) which is why I cried like an overgrown baby when the prick came.

Little did I know at the time that taking Zinc strengthens your immune system to prevent frequent colds, flus, and other infections. I'm not saying that Zinc alone would have spared me from catching the flu, but I wouldn't have been so nervous or frantic about getting the flu shot if I had been taking something like Zinc all along for my immune system. Then again, my mom sent me THIS which didn't help much to keep me calm. What keeps me calm now is that I take a Zinc Vitamelts every day. I don't have time to get sick and I assume you don't either. I'd miss the gym, the adrenaline and dressing up in cute workout clothes. There's no fun in laying in bed all day.


No Flu For Us. Spread The Vitamelts Love!

Don't just brag about not getting sick this winter, give your favorite vitamin a shout out! Leave a comment below, I dare you. Don't forget to LIKE Nature Made's Facebook page. They've got some great videos over there all about Vitamelts, and what's cool is that the people in the vids are actually Nature Made employees and scientists who developed the product. Nature Made keeps it REAL.

Brand Statement: Nature Made® VitaMelts™ are a new "one of a kind”, enjoyable way to take your vitamins because they melt in your mouth and taste great. Discover how new Nature Made® VitaMelts™ can transform your vitamin taking experience by making it enjoyable. Visit us on to get a coupon. Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Nature Made via Glam Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Nature Made.


written by Bianca Jade a.k.a Mizzfit



Say what's on your mind!

Liz Stark January 29th, 2013 9:59AM

My favorite vitamin/mineral is magnesium.

MizzFIT January 29th, 2013 5:49PM

What do you specifically take it for? Thanks for sharing, Lizzie!


Liz Stark January 29th, 2013 8:03PM

I take magnesium for more energy and to support my active lifestyle. I started taking it about a year ago and I've really noticed a positive difference in energy levels.

MizzFIT January 30th, 2013 11:00PM

I actually take Mg before I go to bed. Supposedly it helps with PMS and to calm you before sleep. I had no idea it helped with energy. I may need to reevaluate, lol!


Liz Stark January 30th, 2013 11:09PM

Haha! Well I guess magnesium has different effects for us :D My doctor wanted me to supplement my diet with it for energy purposes, but I'm sure it could have a calming effect as well.

Unrelated question for you: Have you heard of/tried this workout? I saw Kelly Ripa do it on tv a few weeks ago

brittany monroe January 31st, 2013 2:46AM

My favorite vitamins are the chewy ones :) I never thought I would like them but when I was pregnant they were the only thing I could take that wouldn't make me nauseous. Not to mention I feel like I'm being sneaky and eating a bad snack :)

MizzFIT January 31st, 2013 6:32PM

Hi Brittany,

OMG, you should see my pantry! I have several kinds of gummy vitamins. Only issue is that they're kind of high in calories. But yes, they SO TASTE LIKE CANDY!


MizzFIT January 31st, 2013 7:57PM

Hi Liz,

I just checked out that workout. Wowzers! How about we try that out together next time you're in NYC. It looks super fun although you might be embarrassed to stand next to me during the class. LOL, I am not the best dancer but I'd love to try it!


Liz Stark January 31st, 2013 8:41PM

If you're up for it, I'm up for it! It will be a fun, fierce challenge :)

MizzFIT January 31st, 2013 8:54PM

I'm always up for it ;)

MizzFIT February 8th, 2013 11:08PM

Hi everyone, if you're curious about trying out Vitamelts, I'm actually doing a GIVEAWAY for Vitamelts Sleep here:

Enter to win. It's seriously SO SIMPLE to do!