Imagine you wake up to a day where having sweet, juicy candies won't add calories but will help you remain healthy and add benefits to your health. Sounds great, right? Well, today is that day, the day you get to know that gummies, a healthy version of candies are actually more of medicine.

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According to experts, gummies are beneficial for digestive troubles, hair fall and certain nutritional deficiencies and in fact are believed to be a tasty alternative for people either tired of swallowing pills or those who find it uncomfortable to swallow medicines.  

In fact, According to a 2017 report from the US research-based organisation AARP, ‘pill fatigue’ is one factor driving grownups toward gummies. If swallowing pills make you uncomfortable then gummies can make that chore easier (and tastier).

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But before you make gummies a part of your breakfast, lunch and dinner, here is what you should know about these colourful angels.

What are gummies?

Gummies are small, soft, colourful candy-like edible items. These come in different varieties and shapes. Industry experts say they contain a few or some essential multivitamins including vitamin A, B, C, D, E, biotin, iron, zinc, collagen and Hyaluronic acid, and folic acid.  

Gummy vitamins are generally made of corn starch, water, sugar, and added colourings and include flavours like raspberry, lemon, cherry, and orange.

How are gummies helpful?

Great source of vitamins

Gummies contain essential vitamins like A, B, C, D, E, biotin, iron, zinc, collagen and Hyaluronic acid, and folic acid. While biotin helps promote hair and nail growth, vitamin B helps reduce stress between the age group of 18-40 years. Vitamin C helps absorb iron, while vitamin D is needed for a host of bodily functions. Folic acid keeps red blood cells healthy.

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Nutritional deficiencies

Gummies are believed to treat nutritional deficiencies as they can be used as regular multi-vitamins, entering into lifestyle supplements, specialised care beauty, and wellness, immunity, sleep, digestion, detox, and children’s calcium need.

Ease menstrual troubles

Gummies are said to promote hormonal balance and concerns like PMS. In fact, there are specific PMS relief gummies that helps in managing period cramps and mood swings along with boosting relaxation.