Everything You Need to Know About Gummy Vitamins, According to the Experts

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Your Body May Not Absorb Gummy Vitamins Properly

“Due to the chemical enzyme amylase, the digestion of the gummy vitamin begins in the mouth, breaking down the gummy before it travels to the stomach,” says nutritionist Serena Poon. Once in the stomach, she explains that more digestive enzymes (as well as acidity level) will degrade the gummy further, which does not leave much to be absorbed in the small intestine.

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This content is strictly the opinion of Chef Serena Poon and is for informational and educational purposes only. It is not intended to provide medical advice or to take the place of medical advice or treatment from a personal physician. All readers/viewers of this content are advised to consult their doctors or qualified health professionals regarding specific health questions. Neither Serena nor the publisher of this content takes responsibility for possible health consequences of any person or persons reading or following the information in this educational content. All viewers of this content, especially those taking prescription or over-the-counter medications, should consult their physicians before beginning any nutrition, supplement or lifestyle program.

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