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Stylish, Palatable Vitamins Have Arrived! Sized Perfectly for Your Gym Bag.

Fitness

 

Grossness Be Gone!

Y'know that feeling of biting into a chalky vitamin tablet or forcing yourself to swallow a giant capsule filled with who knows what? It's miserable! But now you can spare your taste buds from this ruthless vita-massacre with Nature Made's NEW VITAMELTS. I flew to Southern California to taste-test and make sure they'd melt in my mouth, and let me tell you, my taste buds got their mojo back! If you're a fit lady on-the-go, you're gonna want to know about Vitamelts.

So that's a Vitamelt you see above, held by a scientist at Nature Made's lab and packaging facility that I visited in Valencia, California. Yeah, I actually got to roam the halls of Nature Made and see how they create, test and perfect their vitamin lines for their global consumers. It was pretty cool for me to see this side of the vitamin world because as a vitamin-taker what I previously knew about vitamins was limited to things I'd read in magazines, health tutorials, on labels, or heard word of mouth.

As a newly appointed Nature Made Ambassador, it was time for me to learn more. That's me and fellow NM Ambassador, Kristin McGee, who has graced the pages of MizzFIT.com often (here and here).

From private tours to roundtable discussions with Nature Made's head of Nutrition and R&D, it became clear to me that their mission is to bring the best health-enhancing vitamins to more people. But their hurdle is that people don't want to take vitamins that taste or smell like crap.

Over the years, I've found ways to distract myself from the taste or discomfort of taking supplements. Drinking something sweet or really cold always helps. With Vitamelts, you don't even need water. They're tiny and quickly dissolve in your mouth after releasing a yummy natural flavor that tastes better than your typical mint.

Vitamelts Belong In Your Gym Bag Because...

  • B-12 helps your body prep for a workout by turning the food you eat into energy to power your metabolism.
  • The packaging is small, cute, innocuous and easy to open.
  • Each one is less than 3 calories (which is a lot less than gummy vitamins have, avg 10-20 cal.)
  • They're so good they can replace a craving for sweets (as in my case).
  • You'll remember to take them often.
  • They come in Vitamin D, C, Zinc, Melatonin and even L-theanine.
  • You can mix flavors and make a creamsicle out of the Creamy Vanilla Vitamin D  and Juicy Orange Vitamin C.
  • They look way cooler than what you see below...

Yes, that actually WAS my vitamin case! But no longer.

 

Something You Might Not Know About Vitamins, Especially B-12

Vitamins help your body work more efficiently. B-12 actually helps your body convert food into energy. Vegans and vegetarians are often deficient in B-12 because they don't eat meat. People over the age of 50 tend to be deficient as well. So if you find yourself in either of these groups, it might be worth looking into adding this supplement.

I was also excited to discover firsthand that vitamins are being designed and developed by women like Chioma, the scientist credited for making Vitamelts (pictured below on left). She works with the Director of R&D, Jones Chan (on the right), to identify and develop breakthrough technologies in vitamins. How cool is that?

Nature Made has some pretty smart people walking around in white coats. That's when I realized that Vitamelts aren't just a novelty. They're the future of vitamins because great taste will inevitably bring more vitamins to more people.

 

Be A Better Vitamin Taker. I'll Make It Easy For You!

I'm pledging to take better care of myself this winter of 2013. I will do my best to avoid colds that knock me out and off my workout routine. This means taking vitamins daily in addition to doing all the little things like remembering to wear my scarf, gloves and hat before I go outside in the freezing cold. I'm going to drink more tea and less coffee, and make sure to talk to my doctor about which vitamins are best for me instead of just taking the ones I think I need. Vitamins don't have to be complicated, they just have to match your lifestyle and work with your routine. My health routine got a lot more stylish with Vitamelts. I challenge you to join me on this little health mission of mine and pick up Vitamelts at your closest pharmacy, grocery store, Target or Costo. Tweet me your favorite flavor!
 

 

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 Facebook 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

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Say what's on your mind!

22 comments
Robin January 29th, 2013 3:44AM

interesting and imformative, thank you

margo wittman January 29th, 2013 3:50AM

Would love to try these vitamins.

Donna January 29th, 2013 4:44AM

Would love to try these..I hate taking vitamins the traditional way and these seem very appealing

MizzFIT January 29th, 2013 5:15AM

TRY THEM! Do not hesitate. I literally one of each Vitamelt (there are 6 kinds) every day. Not even kidding.

MizzFIT January 29th, 2013 5:20AM

I never minded taking vitamins the traditional way (with water) unless they were huge or smelly or strange looking but these Vitamelts are just so convenient it's like popping a mint in your mouth. It's really that easy.

Nicole Becker January 29th, 2013 5:48AM

I would love to try these because I still have a hard time swallowing pills at 39 years old!! LOL

MizzFIT January 29th, 2013 6:14AM

Nicole,

Who said our swallowing skills mature with age? Let me know what you think once you try them. Even though I am an ambassador, if I wasn't, I would still have written this article. I bought my mom each type of Vitamelt made because she is a vitamin enthusiast and I know she's picky. That's how much I love them!

MizzFIT

kelli January 29th, 2013 5:20PM

I may have to try these!!

staci wells mefford January 29th, 2013 6:00PM

hi everyone
I would love to try these too. taking the traditional multi vit for ladies, cal plus d and fish oils. have rheum arthritis so i am always for things that may help better me
thanks for the info

MizzFIT January 29th, 2013 6:34PM

Hi Staci,

I think you'll really love these. They have sucrolose which is a like a sweetner in them, which is what makes them sweet. That's really the only differing factor between these and normal hard or gel vitamins. But NatureMade does have some really interesting and tasty Fish Oil options too that you should check out! Nordic Naturals also has some great gummy Fish Oils and powdered varieties that you can mix with water to make a tasty drink.

--MizzFIT

staci wells mefford January 29th, 2013 6:40PM

thank you so much i have been a loyal nature made user for many years

glenda strickler January 29th, 2013 7:11PM

intresting! Id like a free sample before i purchase something that i may not like.

MizzFIT January 29th, 2013 7:29PM

Hi Glenda,

I actually think you can get a free sample if you go to the Vitamelts Facebook page. I'd check it out!

--MizzFIT

Jeannette January 29th, 2013 8:32PM

I like to try these. It's getting harder to swallow vitamins as I get older.

Michelle January 29th, 2013 11:09PM

Def looks like something I would like to try.

Bev January 30th, 2013 12:12AM

would love to try this, I hate swallowing my vitamins!!

Melinda January 30th, 2013 3:10PM

Would love to try these!

MizzFIT January 30th, 2013 11:00PM

Tell me about it! My mom was saying the same thing yesterday. She still takes horse-pill sized vitamins and I think she's crazy. Although she does admit to me that they make her feel like vomiting. So glad I've turned her on to these now!

--MizzFIT

MizzFIT January 30th, 2013 11:02PM

Go to the website and facebook page for a coupon!

MizzFIT January 30th, 2013 11:03PM

ACTUALLY, for all of you who are interested in trying Vitamelts, here is the official link where you can get a $1 coupon off a Vitamelts in any flavor.

http://www.naturemade.com/vitamelts

Hope this helps!

MizzFIT

Liz Stark February 5th, 2013 11:17PM

Vitamins that are small and taste good? Perfect, I say! Thanks for this review - I will definitely look into Vitamelts.

MizzFIT February 8th, 2013 11:05PM

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

http://mizzfit.com/view/post/keep-it-simple-stupid-when-it-comes-to-womens-health-fitness-vitamins-tips/

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

xoxo,
MizzFIT

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