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Breaking Vital News: Wellness Gummies have officially joined the Vital Proteins® family!
A daily routine that's easy, effective and delicious is what we're always after — and that's exactly why we’re so excited for you to try the Vital Proteins® Wellness Gummies, which features Collagen Gummies, Beauty Gummies and Women's Multi Gummies. Enjoy a wellness boost in a bite, courtesy of these one-step routines.
We enlisted our in-house functional nutrition expert, Olivia Peláez, to give us a crash course on our newest collection, their standout ingredients and their multiple benefits. Keep scrolling for our Vital guide to these wellness gummies.
Lively: Gummies are here! What makes these so special?
Olivia Peláez: Gummies. Are. Here! I'm so excited about this launch because there really is a gummy for everyone! Vital Proteins® Wellness Gummies includes three different products that offer various key nutrients and functional ingredients. Our Collagen Gummies feature a clinically-tested dose of collagen that has been shown to reduce fine lines and wrinkles,**^ support hair and nails and increase skin elasticity.**^ The Women's Multi Gummies offers an array of vitamins and minerals in efficacious amounts to support wellness** while our Beauty Gummies, as the name suggests, contains a unique blend of beauty-centric ingredients. One of my favorite things about these products is that they are naturally flavored and colored with real ingredients like sweet potato, apple, cherry and blueberry!
L: What would you say is the biggest difference between gummies and our other collagen offerings?
OP: Well for starters, they are our first gummy offering. So for those individuals who are maybe experiencing pill or capsule fatigue or looking to switch it up from powder, our gummies are the perfect alternative. Another big difference is that with the exception of our Collagen Gummies, Women's Multi and Beauty are not collagen-based. Instead, they're made with gelatin.
L: Let's talk ingredients. What is one ingredient in each gummy that you consider a standout?
OP: In our Collagen Gummies, it has to be the clinically-tested Verisol® Collagen Peptides, which is grass-fed and pasture-raised. At a dosage of 2.5g, it has been shown to reduce fine lines and increase skin elasticity.**^
For the Women's Multi Gummies, I can't choose just one! I love that there are key antioxidants like vitamin C, zinc and selenium to support immune health** as well as 100% DV or more of key B vitamins that support metabolism and energy production.**
When it comes to the Beauty Gummies, I love that it boasts beauty-centric ingredients like biotin, vitamin A and zinc. The star ingredient award, however, has to go to the antioxidant mineral, selenium. We are using selenium in the form of L-selenomethionine, which is the most bioavailable and absorbable form of selenium. The ingredient supports the immune system.**
L: Who do you think would benefit the most from taking these gummies?
OP: Collagen Gummies are best for anyone looking for the benefits of collagen (in a delicious, bite-sized gummy). For those seeking more beauty-centric benefits, the Beauty Gummies would make the perfect addition to a wellness routine. Women looking to supplement their diet with key vitamins and minerals to support wellness** should reach for our Women's Multi Gummies!
L: Can you take the gummies with other Vital Proteins products?
OP: Absolutely! Gummies can easily be added to your existing wellness routine as a (tasty!) complement to your collagen routine. Keep in mind that only the Collagen Gummies contain collagen while the Beauty and Women’s Multi Gummies contain a variety of key vitamins and minerals. Looking to up your protein or collagen intake? Try our Collagen Calculator™! Using information like your age, sex and protein diet, our proprietary on-site equation helps to determine your recommended daily collagen intake. This Collagen Calculator™ is meant for educational purposes only, and does not constitute medical advice or act as a substitute for seeking such advice from a qualified health professional. It's been designed around our products, and can't make any assumptions, or recommendations, about other companies' products.
L: Which gummy is your go-to and how do you add it to your wellness routine?
OP: How can I choose just one?! I am a huge fan of the Collagen Gummies — not only because I love the grape flavor, but I love knowing that I can get a clinically-tested dose of collagen in just 4 gummies. Based on my results from the Collagen Calculator™, I aim to get around 40g of collagen per day. The gummies are a perfect addition to my existing collagen routine to help me reach my daily collagen intake goal. It's what I look forward to every morning!
^After 8 weeks of supplementation with Verisol® bioactive collagen