Are Vitamins Organic?

 

The term “organic” has become diluted over time. The definition of organic is: relating to or derived from living matter. However, most over-the-counter vitamins sold nationwide at grocery stores and drug stores are created with artificial colors, flavors, chemicals, and fillers. This makes the final product very far from “organic vitamins.”  

That's right. Pills and capsules promoted as "organic" are often stuffed with GMOs and potential toxins that are there to protect the vitamin, not you!

Too often, consuming the wrong vitamins means you are ingesting:

  • Sugar and other sweeteners.
  • Preservatives and artificial colors
  • Hydrogenated oils and PCBs
  • Talc and magnesium silicate
  • Titanium dioxide
  • Carnauba wax

 Now, since there are hundreds of ways to manufacture vitamins, we figured it would be a much shorter list just to tell you what to avoid! 

Avoid Gummy Vitamins


As much as you love the taste of gummy vitamins, they are not as healthy as you think. These chewable vitamins are full of sugar and sweeteners. Meanwhile, pork hides, bone marrow, and tissue scraps are molded together to create the gelatin.

Do Time Release Vitamins Work?

It is a novel idea, which, in reality, does not work. Over-the-counter vitamins that are presented as time-released do not deliver a steady amount of the vitamin ingredient into your bloodstream. In fact, they are no more effective than regular vitamins, despite costing more.

Are vitamin pills worth taking?

Pills can be unfriendly to the gastrointestinal tract, causing discomfort or other pain issues. Some of these pills are destroyed in the body before they get a chance to work. If you suffer from Ulcerative Colitis, Radiation Enteritis, Irritable Bowel, Celiac Disease or Crohn's Disease, the coatings of these pills may aggravate your GI tract.

Are Artificial Sweeteners Safe?

Regardless of the type of sweetener, they have no place in vitamins. Steer clear of sorbitol, maltodextrin, maltose, sucrose, and fructose. Stevia is an exception to the rule since it has many antioxidant benefits and can improve body health. 

Avoid Colorful Vitamins

Most colors are obtained from genetically modified organisms (GMOs). These are living organisms whose genetic material is artificially manipulated in a laboratory to create plant, animal, bacteria, and virus gene combinations that do not exist in nature. These items, as well as petroleum-based products, may cause cancer. 

I know; there is a lot to think about. But like your food, you need to start giving your vitamins a closer look before you purchase them. That means do RESEARCH before buying. Do not pick the item on the shelf with the cheap price tag and shiny label. Examine the back label and stick with brands you trust! These are companies that create vitamins that work, and do not just look good in a bottle.  


Frunutta is a proud disruptor in the vitamin marketplace. We have created a vitamin tablet that does away with all the additives, preservatives and unnecessary ingredients that are used in the industry. Frunutta concentrated on what is truly important for your health and decided to provide you with a Clean Label.

 

Pure Vitamin Ingredients!

 
Our Dissolvable Vitamin tablets are prepared from very simple mixtures of active ingredients, very small amount of acacia gum and a diluent of lactose in varying proportions. Basically, taste of our products directly comes from these main ingredients. If you pay attention to our product’s ingredients list, you will notice they are shorter and easily understandable as a “clean Label”, which often is recommended as healthier.

But the industry has become smart, and many companies try to hide their poorly designed or cheaply made product under the disguise of a clean label or organic label. It should be noted that many times what is organic in the product may be an additive that is not even necessary but allows the company to market the product as organic. Hence the best vitamins are those with the least additives or preservatives. What the industry calls the “other ingredients”. You will learn that the other ingredients are what make and break a vitamin brand in our eyes. 

Frunutta is focused on health and transparency, and our mission is to educate consumers so they can make informed choices every time they shop, “cleaner vs taste and look”. We accomplish this by identifying and eliminating all unnecessary additives including dyes, masking flavors and added flavors. We feel that clean label products are indispensable for your good health. Our products are one of the purest forms of vitamins and minerals (Dietary Supplements) in the US market today. You and your family need and deserve clean label products and that is our mission at Frunutta.

The best way to get your vitamins is of course via a healthy diet and proper nourishment. But if you fall into the group of people that are deficient and it is out of your control, then you must resort to taking vitamins. Here are some facts you must consider in choosing the right product for your needs. 


Organic Label

The term “organic” has become diluted over time. The definition of organic is relating to or derived from living matter. However, most over-the-counter vitamins sold nationwide at grocery stores and drug stores are created with artificial colors, flavors, chemicals, and fillers. This makes the final product very far from “organic vitamins.”  False labels have become a trend even among domestic producers. Hence producers are very difficult to inspect especially if they are produced outside the United States. Even when the labeling is true at times the part of the product that gains the claim of organic could very well be an additive or coloring and not the actual product. 

Frunutta is focused on health and transparency, and our mission is to educate consumers so they can make informed choices every time they shop, “cleaner vs taste and look”. We accomplish this by identifying and eliminating all unnecessary additives including dyes, masking flavors and added flavors. We feel that clean label products are indispensable for your good health. Our products are one of the purest forms of vitamins and minerals (Dietary Supplements) in the US market today. You and your family need and deserve clean label products and that is our mission at Frunutta. 

 Easy to verify our products by just simply looking at the other ingredients and you will see that most of our products only have a minute amount of lactose and acacia gum from tree sap besides the actual vitamin 

Product Purity

Look to a manufacturer which is free of all additives, preservatives, artificial flavors, colors/dyes, and GMO’s which often are the products listed under the “other ingredients”. The reason many vitamin manufacturers put these “other Ingredients” in their vitamin is mostly to protect the vitamin against your stomach acids and make the product cheap and rapidly produced. In other words, these fillers and coatings are added to protect their bottom line, not you.  

Easy-to-Take

Our quick-dissolving tablets absorb easily under the tongue and directly into your bloodstream. Within a jiffy of placing our product under your tongue, it will dissolve and start to absorb and disperse through your body and get to work! Making it the perfect solution for people who hate swallowing large pills.  

Absorption Method

As you now know, vitamins are also produced to be taken under your tongue. When you place it there, you are actually placing it on the buccal mucosa. The tissue that is there makes it possible to quickly absorb the vitamin into the bloodstream, avoiding the harsh environment of your stomach and digestive system entirely! So, if you are someone who hates taking vitamins because your stomach gets upset or have a hard time swallowing a big pill - you’re in luck! Under the tongue vitamins may be the answer you have been looking for all along!

 This information is only for educational purposes and is not medical advice or intended as a recommendation of any specific products. Consult your health care provider for more information. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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