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12 of our best gummy vitamins

Should you take gummy vitamins? Do they even work? Find out all about the benefits of gummy vitamins and discover our top 12 vitamin gummies for a range of health goals.

Do gummy vitamins really work?

Some of us HATE vitamin tablets – whether it’s not wanting / being able to swallow tablets or that unpleasant aftertaste that can linger, they’re certainly not for everybody, so why not try something different?

Swap your usual multivitamin for a tasty one you don’t have to gulp down with chewable vitamins! No longer reserved for kids, there are so many gummy vitamins available now for a variety of ages and different health goals.

What are the best gummy vitamins?

We have put together 12 of the best vitamin gummies for the following:

  1. The best gummy vitamin for digestion
  2. The best gummy vitamin for everyday health
  3. The best apple cider vinegar gummies
  4. The best gummy vitamin for your eyes
  5. The best gummy vitamin for stress and relaxation
  6. The best gummy vitamins for immunity, cold and flu
  7. The best gummy vitamins for hair
  8. The best gummy vitamins for menopause
  9. The best gummy vitamin for women
  10. The best gummy vitamin for men
  11. The best gummy vitamin for vitamin D
  12. The best gummy vitamins for kids

Here they are:

1. Our best gummy vitamin for digestion

Starpowa Friendly Bacteria, Blueberry – 30 Gummies

Nature and science come together to look after your gut in these Friendly Bacteria gummies by Starpowa.

Each tasty blueberry flavour gummy contains a unique blend of friendly bacteria and prebiotics, both of which are important for our gut health:

  • LactoSpore® in these gummies, contain ‘good’ bacteria that can help maintain a healthy gut. A balanced and healthy gut has been shown to support the digestive system

  • Prebiotics, like the FOS® in these gummies, are used as fuel by our gut bacteria and feed them all the energy they need to do their thing

They also contain inulin, a type of fibre that also falls into the prebiotic category, which helps to feed your gut bacteria.

More benefits:

  • Unique, high-quality formulation with LactoSpore® and FOS®
  • Delicious yet natural Blueberry Bliss flavour
  • No added sugar, only natural sweeteners
  • Vegan-friendly (no gelatine)
  • Take just one a day

Customer reviews:

Char354 – Great product – 5/5 stars

“I bought these about 3 weeks ago and I love the product, not only do they taste nice but sugar free, vegan plus the main benefit of good bacteria which we all need for our stomachs - really recommend this product to anyone looking.”

Blended – Easy to take, taste so good 5/5 stars

“I bought these as soon as I saw them in store. I just think they are fab. I just wanted something that was easy to take & that would actually work. I feel so much better after just 1 week. I have more energy. They taste really good too.”

2. Our best gummy vitamin for everyday health

New Nordic Multi Vegan Gummies – 120 Gummies

A chewy multivitamin for everyone, these Multi Vegan Gummies by New Nordic combine daily doses of vitamins with a naturally fruity flavour.

We need to make sure to get all of our vitamins in to support full-body function, day in, day out.

Vegans, vegetarians and everybody else can enjoy 100% of their recommended daily intake of the following vitamins in each yummy gummy:

  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Folic Acid
  • Niacin (B3)
  • Biotin
  • Vitamin D2
  • Vitamin E

More benefits:

  • Dairy free, gluten free and 100% vegan
  • Natural flavour from fruit juice concentrates
  • Easy to take

Customer reviews:

Angie090465 – Lovely – 5/5 stars

“These taste lovely, a bit like sweeties :-) and the jar is really good value for money!”

F murray – Vegan Supplements – 5/5 stars

“Most vitamins taste horrible yet this one is the supplement we all look forward to! Love the taste and know it is good for us.”

3. Our best apple cider vinegar gummy

Holland & Barrett Apple Cider Vinegar Gummies with the Mother, Apple flavour -  60 gummies

We get it, taking traditional apple cider vinegar can leave you with a bad taste in your mouth… That’s why we’ve created these gummies, so anyone can enjoy the benefits of apple cider vinegar without having to ‘put up’ with the taste.

Each serving of these tasty apple-flavoured gummies is packed with 500mg of pure apple cider vinegar, complete with the Mother.

Key benefits:

  • 500mg of apple cider vinegar with the Mother per serving
  • Tasty apple flavour (no vinegar taste in sight!)
  • Convenient way to incorporate apple cider vinegar into your daily routine

4. Our best gummy vitamin for vision

New Nordic Blue Berry Gummies – 60 Gummies

Want a tasty way to look after your eye health? These fruity Blue Berry flavoured gummies will not disappoint.

A chewy version of the much-loved original Swedish blueberry tablet, each gummy can support your vision and eye health, containing the following natural ingredients:

  • Eyebright extract
  • Tagetes extract (lutein)
  • Blueberry extract
  • Vitamin A

Other benefits:

  • Made with succulent and tasty Swedish blueberries
  • Rich in vitamin A contributes to the maintenance of normal vision
  • Gummy supplements made with natural herbal ingredients

Customer reviews:

Susan48 – Another way to get your Blue Berry – 5/5 stars

“Fruity and much easier than swallowing large tablets or capsules.”

Baramenyn71 – A pleasure to take – 5/5 stars

“Delicious chewable vitamins. Just hope they are doing me good.”

5. Our best gummy vitamin for relaxation

Starpowa Snooze Vitamin Black Cherry Flavoured Gummies – 30 Gummies

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Struggling to relax?  Thankfully there are some natural extracts and ingredients that can help.

These super-tasty black cherry flavoured Starpowa gummies have been formulated to help you relax when you most need it. The main ingredients found in these gummies are:

  • 5-HTP
  • L-Theanine
  • Chamomile
  • Lavender
  • Griffonia seed
  • Montmorency cherry
  • Vitamin B6
  • Asparagus Racemosus
  • Lemon balm leaf

Other benefits:

  • Lavender contributes to relaxation
  • Great tasting black cherry flavour
  • Simply take one a day
  • Vegan friendly

Customer reviews:

MrsEJ - These really do work! - 5/5 stars 
"These really work! I bought these for my twenty year old daughter and she says they have made such a difference. Im really happy with them and will definitely continue to purchase."

6. Our best gummy vitamins for immunity

Holland & Barrett Elderberry Immunity Gummies – 30 gummies

Your immune system needs the help of several vitamins, minerals, and other key nutrients to help it tick over normally. Now you can enjoy some of the best immunity-supporting goodies in a delish daily gummy!

Each tasty gummy contains the following:

Other benefits:

  • Vitamin C, B12 and zinc are all known to support the normal function of the immune system
  • Contains 2400mg of black elderberry, which is rich in antioxidants and vitamins
  • Vegan friendly formula

Customer reviews:

Angel1 – Gorgeous taste – 5/5 stars

“So much easier to take, as I have issues taking tablets.”

Sidney – Great product – 5/5 stars

“I bought this a month ago so happy that I did. It’s a great product.”

7. Our best gummy vitamin for hair

Pretty Gorgeous Hair Gummies – 30 Gummies

Even your hair needs to be nourished with vitamins and minerals to stay looking Pretty Gorgeous. That’s where these strawberry-flavour chewy hair vitamin gummies come in!

They contain the following hair-health-supporting nutrients:

  • Biotin: contributes to the maintenance of normal hair

  • Zinc: contributes to the maintenance of normal hair and nails

Other benefits:

  • Lovely strawberry flavour
  • Made with high-strength biotin
  • Also contain vitamins A, D2 and B12
  • 100% vegan friendly

Customer review:

MarkH24 – Excellent – 5/5 stars

“As a man with curly hair, weak damaged hair is a problem, but these really do help much less breakage, delicious also. And less than a quarter of the price of the next best ones so it's good value.”

8. Our best gummy vitamin for hormonal support

Starpowa MenoBalance Vitamin Gummies, Blackcurrant – 30 Gummies

These MenoBalance chewables are packed with the following nutrients to help you find your balance when you most need it:

  • Vitamin B6: contributes to the regulation of hormonal activity

  • Vitamin B12: contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue

  • Iodine: contributes to the normal production of thyroid hormones and normal thyroid function

As well as:

  • Kelp
  • Sage leaf
  • Soya isoflavones
  • Pantothenic acid
  • Vitamin D2
  • Zinc
  • Manganese
  • Vitamin A
  • Niacin
  • Vitamin E
  • Copper
  • Folic Acid

Other benefits:

  • Tasty blackcurrant flavour
  • Suitable for vegans
  • Take just 1 gummy a day

Customer review:

Ses72 - Fantastic - 5/5 stars 

"Been on this for 3 months, definitely helped. Thank you"

9. Our best multivitamin gummies for women

Vitabiotics Wellwoman Multivitamin Gummies, 30 Gummies

Women’s bodies and men’s bodies have different needs, and while everyone needs most of the vitamins and minerals out there, women and men can benefit from different combinations.

That’s why Wellwoman have made a multivitamin gummy for women containing 22 nutrients, including:

  • Vitamin B6: contributes to the regulation of hormonal activity

  • Iron: contributes to normal formation of red blood cells and haemoglobin, while supporting normal energy release

  • Vitamin C and B12: contribute to normal energy release

  • B vitamins like folic acid and pantothenic acid: contribute to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue

  • Evening primrose

  • Starflower oils

  • And more!

Other benefits:

  • Formulated for women’s health with 22 nutrients
  • Yummy natural berry flavour gummies
  • Suitable for vegans

Customer reviews:

Rosiepyoga – Love these! – 5/5 stars

“I've been using these for 2 months and I'm finding it so much easier than taking a capsule. Taste nice! They obviously aren't going to taste like sweets but for vitamins they are great. Will continue to use.”

Shamsa – Very effective gummies – 5/5 stars

“Great product and helps me through the day. They taste nice too x”

10. Our best multivitamin gummies for adult men

Vitabiotics Wellman Gummies – 30 Gummies

Just like there’s a Wellwoman multivitamin, here’s the Wellman gummy vitamin! It’s formulated for the man who wants it all, providing comprehensive nutritional support for the male body with 22 nutrients, including:

  • Zinc: contributes to normal testosterone levels in the blood

  • Vitamin B6, B12 and copper: support normal energy release

  • Siberian ginseng

  • Co-Q10

  • And more!

Other benefits:

  • Supporting men’s health with 22 nutrients
  • Tasty orange flavour
  • Vegan friendly

Customer reviews:

Dan77 – A good choice for a gummy style multivitamin - 5/5 stars

“Decent tasting, gummy style vitamin. Seems to work well.”

Anonymous – Traditional orange vitamin taste – 5/5 stars

“Has everything was looking for in vitamin gummies. Don't irritate the stomach as they have no microcrystalline cellulose. Also, the women's version has two types of primrose oil but these ones for men have ginseng and coq10 for energy, so I use the men’s. 1 or two a day is sufficient and makes the packet last longer”

11. Our best gummy vitamin D gummies

Holland & Barrett Vegetarian Vitamin D, 25ug – 30 Gummies

Vitamin D, aka the sunshine vitamin, plays an important role in all of our health, supporting:
  • Immune function
  • Muscle function
  • The regulation of calcium and phosphate levels to support bones and teeth
  • And more!

As we can’t always get outside to soak up some of that natural goodness from the sun – thanks a lot grey skies (!) – a vitamin D gummy can provide a tasty and convenient solution.

Take our strawberry flavour vegetarian gummies for instance, packing 25ug per serving, they’re perfect for daily use, especially if you hate taking tablets.

Other benefits:

  • Suitable for vegetarians
  • Lovely strawberry flavour
  • Take just one a day

Customer reviews:

Stay22 – Yummy Gummies – 5/5 stars

“An easy delicious way to get your daily Vitamin D dose.”

Anonymous – Clever way to get grownups taking their vitamins! – 5/5 stars

“These are so nice, I have to stop myself eating more than one a day!”

12. Our best kid’s gummy vitamins

Bioglan SmartKids Iron with Vitamin C, Strawberry, 30 gummies

Kids need a lot of energy – I’m sure we don’t need to tell you that! Two nutrients that help support energy yielding metabolism in kids are iron and vitamin C – both of which you can find in these tasty strawberry-flavour gummies!

Other benefits:

  • 1st iron gummy for children in the UK
  • Supports children’s iron levels to reduce fatigue and tiredness
  • Suitable for vegans

Customer reviews:

Kids – Iron supplements for children – 5/5 stars

“Can see the change in my child already and she likes them which is always a bonus.”

Phoen1x – Great flavour – 5/5 stars

“My 6 year old happily takes these as the flavour is very nice.”

Are gummy vitamins absorbed better than pills?

There is some evidence to suggest that some gummy vitamins are absorbed easier by the body than normal vitamin pills1, but more research needs to be conducted to prove this.

What happens if you eat too many gummy vitamins?

They may look and taste like sweets, but that doesn’t mean you should polish off the whole container like a bag of sweeties!

‘Overdosing’ on vitamins can be harmful and even dangerous. Always make sure you read the label on the back of your gummy vitamins to find out the correct dose for you and stick to it.

Please also make sure to contact your doctor if you have medical conditions or are on any regular medications to see if the vitamins are suitable for you.

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Last updated: 20 January 2021

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