Press release: Vegums offer free multivitamins to UK schoolchildren

Vegums, a vegan and plastic-free start-up based in the North West, are offering the opportunity for every child of primary school age to receive a free month’s supply of multivitamin gummies, in…

Cost of Living vs Childhood Nutrition: why we’re giving free vitamins to schoolkids

Here at Vegums we understand how difficult it can be to ensure that our children are getting all the vitamins and minerals they need, and that’s without the looming threat of a…

Freshers Guide to Being a Happy, Healthy Vegan

It’s hard enough surviving the health & safety hazards of University Freshers’ week, so thriving on a vegan diet after too many jägerbombs* is a big ask. It’s all well and good…

8 Budget Friendly Nutrition Tips for Eco-Parents

We wish everyone could stop talking about the cost of living crisis too, but it doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon, so here we are. With winter approaching scarily fast,…

The Alternative Uni Essentials Packing List

Pots, pans and pens are too obvious and we’re not just about to give you a packing list for goths. Here’s the alternative packing list for those things you’ve probably forgotten, and…

6 Reasons Why Gummies are Better than Tablets or Sprays

When we play FAQ bingo at events, one that always comes up as a winner is whether Vegums are ‘the same’ as taking a boring old pill. We always say that it…

How can Vegums Iron gummies iron out the creases in your diet?

Here at Vegums HQ, nutrition just gets our blood pumping both literally and figuratively, and for that to happen properly we need to be avoiding anaemia like the plague. To do this,…

Climate Change Good News: Post-Plastic Positivity Edition!

It’s not all bad on the climate change front! We’re not pretending a record-breaking heatwave hasn’t just happened – it’s obviously mainly bad, but occasionally we swerve in the right direction for…

Supporting Childhood Nutrition with our A-Z Gummies

Getting nutrition right during childhood can be a mission and a half. It’s a big responsibility knowing how much of an impact it can have on a child’s future, and it’s complicated…

Want it to be Plastic-Free July every month? These brands can help…

In celebration of Plastic-Free July we’re championing a handful of plastic-free brands we’ve come across recently that really float our boat. Some have even agreed to give you lovely lot a discount…

The Journey to the Centre of the Ocean

This plastic-free July we’re trying to wrap our heads around how what we think we’re safely stowing in a big bag – or even in the recycling – somehow ends up a…

What is Biotin and why do we need it?

Biotin, also known as vitamin H or vitamin B7 is a water-soluble vitamin that plays a variety of important roles in health. It is found in a variety of foods, including our…

A to Z of Festival Essentials

Festival season is upon us! Many festivals have recently attempted to become more sustainable, and several have marketed their entire festival as such, awesome! We’ve covered our A-Z of Festival Essentials! Our…

Sugar-Free A-Z versus The Multivitamin for Vegans… Choose your fighter!

We know it can be a little bit confusing having two multivitamin gummy bears on the scene, so we figured it’s time to get into the nitty-gritty and clear things up. We’ll…

Zinc supplements benefits

Zinc is a nutrient that plays a vital role in your body. Our bodies don’t actually produce zinc naturally, so you must get your daily dosage through food or vitamins. What is…

Bearing Our Teeth: Challenges Completed

Earth Day is officially here, and we have to say, it’s bittersweet… Of course it’s a cause for celebration (and extra activism), but it also marks the end of our challenge calendar!…

No Car Wednesday

For a lot of us, a car can feel like an everyday necessity. But with the constant improvement of alternative transportation, we’re discovering that travelling without a car isn’t just possible for…

Bearing our Teeth: 8 ways to fight for the Planet

We’ve already been to motivation station with our post on why we should all be prepared to fight for our planet and its future, so now it’s time to take action however…

The Bear Minimum: 6 steps towards an eco kitchen

Ready, Steady… Zero (Waste)! Veganism aside, the kitchen is an easy and effective place to start if you’re ready to reduce your impact on the environment. A lot of tips focus on…

Bearing Our Teeth – Why should you care about climate change?

Climate change affects all of us. It doesn’t matter who you are or where you live, climate change will directly impact us all. From more extreme weather to increasing food prices. Not…

Vegums 2022 Earth Day – Be More Bear!

This Earth Day, we’re challenging you to ‘Be More Bear’! What does it mean to Be More Bear? We’re not telling you to catch salmon or climb trees (not least because we’re…

Bear Minimum – Vegums Eco Book Club Recommendations

Welcome to the first instalment of our ‘Bear Minimum’ features! We want to also welcome you to our first Vegums Book Club meeting. Our dedicated marketing team have all chosen a book…

Vegan Nutrition – Dom’s Beginner Guide To Get Started

Going vegan is an amazing step anyone can make to help look after their health and the health of the planet. When following a vegan diet, you may miss out on some…

Climate Change Good News – The people fighting climate change head on

We are currently facing a lot of challenges battling climate change, however, this doesn’t mean it’s all doom and gloom. We want to highlight and showcase some regular people doing some extraordinary…

Own a part of Vegums!

Hey, you…yeah, you! Want to own a part of Vegums? We’re crowdfunding and would love for you to join us. Here at Vegums we’re all about nurturing your nutrition while supporting a…

The perfect vegan pancake, everytime!

Make this Pancake Day flipping fantastic with this super easy pancake recipe! At Vegums, pancake day is one of our favourite days of the year, after all, who doesn’t love an excuse…

Vegan Valentine's Day Gift Idea: Vegums Complete Set of Vitamins

What to get the vegan in your life for Valentines Day

Supplements! Joking… or are we? Sorry, let’s get back to helping you find the perfect gift for the plant-based love of your life.  You’d be surprised how many gifts are vegan. In…

How to transition to a vegan lifestyle

So you want to start taking the steps to becoming vegan, but don’t know where to start? Transitioning to a vegan lifestyle can seem a bit daunting, but taking it step by…

How to keep on top of your nutrition this Veganuary

Veganuary is an annual challenge run by a UK non profit organisation that promotes and educates about veganism by encouraging people to follow a vegan lifestyle for the month of January. With…

Family festive activities

The countdown to Christmas is now on! You want to make sure this special holiday is enjoyed by the whole family, but planning activities to do is easier said than done. To…

Raising children vegan!

Switching to a vegan lifestyle can be tough, especially if your child has been eating meat and junk food for a while. We believe that the switch to veganism is worth it…

How to have an eco-friendly bonfire night

Although Bonfire Night brings celebration, bright colours, and the community together through events, it also hosts a lot of problems such as polluting toxins, non-recyclable goods, and bonfires which small mice can…

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Eco-Friendly Halloween Ideas For Kids and Adults!

It’ll come as no surprise to find out that Halloween is an incredibly wasteful holiday. For just one night of fun, joking, food, drink, and costumes, there tends to be a fair…

How to Upcycle Your Own Halloween Jack-o’-Lantern

Halloween is just right around the corner. As the nights draw in, it’s the perfect time to get your arts and craft on. If you don’t want the mess of carving a…

Easy Halloween Baking Ideas

Easy Halloween Baking Ideas

Bone shivering brownies… If you’re looking to create some amazing vegan brownies, we’ve got you covered. The only scary thing about our brownies is how good they taste!  Here’s what you need…

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How omega-3 can help improve symptoms of ADHD

Omega-3 is amazing at helping everything from brain and eye power to even muscle recovery. However new studies are going ahead all the time. Now, an interest in omega supplements is growing…

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Vegums go global and launch in Germany

Vegums are proud to announce they have officially launched their innovative range of gummy bear vitamins into Germany. The move into Germany allows Vegums to start paving the way for a full…

GreenBox Presents: Four Plant-Based Products to Improve Health

At GreenBox, we take pride in curating the best selection of vegan friendly supplements from around the globe.  Our ethos is simple: More plant. Less carbon .  Our company was founded in…

6 foods to boost your immune system

Citrus fruits Citrus fruits one of the best foods to boost your immune system. They are often high in vitamin C, a nutrient that helps give your immune system a boost. Vitamin…

A guide to nutrition for freshers

It doesn’t matter if this is your very first freshers or if it’s your final year; freshers flu is out there to catch everyone. Freshers flu can manifest itself in any number…

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The immune boosting benefits of vitamin C

Vitamin C is full of amazing benefits! It’s important in protecting your cells and keeping them healthy. It also helps you maintain glowing skin and keeps your bones and cartilage strong. The…

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Vegan School Lunch Box Ideas

Kids are going back to school and the summer holidays are at a close! With school arriving, it also means the arrival of having to pack school lunches everyday. We want to…

Vegan Meal Plan Ideas

A One Day Vegan Meal Plan

Vegan diets are linked to a number of health benefits, such as boosting your mood, improving weight management, and it’s great for the environment. However, vegan diets can lack the nutrition that…

how to go vegan on a budget

How To Go Vegan On A Budget

Whether you’re already enjoying a vegan diet and are looking to cut back your spending, a vegetarian who wants to go vegan, or someone who heard going vegan is expensive, whatever brought…

eco friendly staycation ideas

Eco friendly staycation ideas on a budget

2021 is the year of the staycation, however actually finding fun things to do around the UK can prove more difficult than first imagined. Luckily, we’ve created this easy guide of fun,…

Last minute, low cost summer holiday activities

Last minute, low cost summer holiday activities

Hit up nature and go camping! Camping or glamping is a great low cost way to stay-cation and there’s some pretty amazing places you can visit around the UK. Glamping may take…

Nutrients for Vegan diet

Do vegans need supplements?

A common concern among new and old vegans alike is, what supplements do I need to take? Where do I get the best vegan supplements? Well at Vegums, we’re sort of experts…

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Have a low waste picnic

Who doesn’t love a picnic in the summer! You can relax in the sun, play games, graze on your favourite food, and hopefully get a bit of a tan. We want to…

Go plastic free on a budget

Want to live life with as little plastic as possible? You may be asking how do I get completely plastic free products? Well you’ve come to the right place. We’ve created a…

Iron – What is it, why do you need it, and what are the benefits?

What is Iron? There are a number of iron benefits. Iron is a mineral that’s important for growth and development of the body. Your body uses iron to make haemoglobin, a protein…

The 5 biggest beach polluters

Plastic-free July has got us thinking a lot about just how much single-use plastic clogs up our beautiful oceans. Plastic is a major contributor to ocean and beach pollution, but do you…

The benefits of vegan omega 3 supplements

Help improve brain performance Having enough omega 3 fatty acids is vital for the normal function, maintenance and development of our brain throughout our entire lives. Our bodies use omega 3 to…

What is Vegan Omega DHA?

Omega-3s are a group of essential fatty acids that you can only get from outside sources, as your body cannot produce its own. It’s important to get enough omega in order to…

5 Easy ways to get kids to eat more vegetables

Getting children to eat more vegetables is never an easy task. Kids are masters of sneaking peas under mashed potatoes, giving the family dog green beans under the table, and ‘accidentally’ dropping…

Multivitamin Gummies

The 4 vitamins every vegan needs

Vegans need a range of vitamins, but the main ones that are difficult to get from food are B12, folic acid, vitamin D, and iodine. However, it can be difficult to get…

Summer Vegan Gardening: Our 4 Top Tips

While we’re approaching hot-vax summer, start thinking about your garden (the one outside, not your lockdown one…). Keep reading this article to know how to get started in vegan gardening. Start your…

Get the benefits of vitamin D

As the sunny days start to hit, it’s time for you to get the benefits of vitamin D. We produce vitamin D as a response to sun exposure, but in the not…

5 simple steps to get bees buzzing into your garden

Summer is approaching, so it’s time for some anti-lawn activism. Don’t stop reading if you don’t have a garden either – I’m sure there’s someone you know that loves a good lawnmower,…

Vitamin Angels UK: New Partnership With Vegums

For every order placed, we will donate a percentage of our sales to Vitamin Angels UK. We want to help provide pregnant women and children under five with life-changing nutritional support. Everyone…

How To Be A Sustainable Fashion Baddie

We welcomed alternative and vegan footwear brand Koi to give us the rundown on how we canall put a little more sustainability in our step.The sheer thought of trying to start building…

How to regrow vegetables from offcuts: Our top tips

Growing vegetables is a great way to impress kids and adults alike, but it may seem like a daunting task. We want to help you get growing, so we’ve created a list…

Composting 101: How To Compost At Home?

Composting is cool. No, it is.  The ultimate goal of composting is to reduce the amount of solid waste we generate. If we reduce solid waste, then we’ll save space in landfills…

How to optimise your nutrition for fitness

Lockdown is easing, we’re all getting a bit more active and we’re back hitting the gym. After the year we’ve had, you might be finding it hard to fuel your workouts, but…

Benefits of taking omega-3 for your mental & physical wellbeing

Omega-3 is an essential fatty acid (meaning we have to get it from our diet) that can have amazing benefits when you’re getting the right amount of it. You can read about…

Last minute, low cost summer holiday activities

Earth Day: What Is It And How To Get Involved?

Earth Day is an annual event held on the 22nd of April to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Since its inception in 1970, Earth Day continues to grow as a worldwide phenomenon…

Litter Picking Journey At The Beach

A Trip To The Beach – Our Litter Picking Journey

On Monday 12th April, we ventured out to Hale Shoreline, where we spent the morning litter picking, making the beach a much more pleasant place to be. At Vegums, we do everything…

Multivitamin Gummies

We’ve Improved Our Multivitamin For You! Here’s How.

You might see some changes to our Multivitamin for Vegans and its packaging as you receive your next orders from us. Over the last few months, we’ve been working hard behind the…

Tips For Returning To The Gym

Tips For Returning To The Gym: Special Guide

A lot has changed since the first lockdown when the gyms were forced to close. Some people have been smashing 5ks, others living room HIIT workouts, and some taking a well-deserved rest…

Tips to reduce your waste this Easter

Reduce Waste: How To Have Low-Waste Easter

It’s the most chocolatey time of the year! If you’re anything like us, you’re getting ready to eat your body weight in chocolate over Easter. This Easter, we’re challenging everyone to reduce…

Easy ways to upcycle your Vegums tubes

Easy Ways To Upcycle The Vegums Tube

At Vegums, we like to make sure everything we create is recyclable or biodegradable. You may not know this, but our tubes can be upcycled into some amazing things too! We’ve created…

TerraCycle: How To Recycle Empty Blister Packets

Did you know blister packs that come out of medicine packets can’t be recycled even when put in a recycling bin? Due to the foil glued to the top, it means they…

Plastic Recycling: 7 Types Of Plastic And How To Recycle Them

Sometimes it seems like everything we own is made from plastic. Plastic is in our cars, packaging, toys, storage, kitchen utensils, and so on. The problem is, it’s filling up our oceans…

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Plastic Use: 5 Easy Ways To Reduce Your Plastic Consumption

It seems like we do everything we can to limit our use of plastics, but our oceans are still being massively polluted. We wanted to give you a helpful guide on some…

Seedrs Investment: Vegums’ Investment Target Hit!

We’re blown away by your support. We’ve raised £307,723.10 which will help get our gummies into more hands than ever. We’re going to use this Seedrs investment to expand our team, branch…

Rainforest

Going Vegan: Why is it the best thing you can do for the planet

Switching to a vegan diet is currently the best thing a person can do to reduce their CO2 emissions, reduce the damage being done to the environment and begin to stop climate…

Dairy intake: 5 easy ways to help reduce the dairy in your diet

Whether you’re new to a vegan diet, you’re already vegan or you’re just trying to reduce the dairy intake in your diet, we’ve created a handy guide to help you and as…

Vegums Tubs

Veganuary Momentum: How to Keep it Going in 5 Simple Steps

So, you’ve taken the veg pledge and made it through January – check you out! Living your best veganised life. February or ‘Vegruary’ has rolled around and keeping up the veganuary momentum…

vegan documentaries: best ones to watch on your journey

Vegan Documentaries: Best Ones To Watch On Your Journey

Now that streaming services are so widespread with over 75% of the UK’s 16-24 year olds using a subscription streaming service, these platforms are more important than ever in sharing the right…

Intersectional Environmentalism: Why is it Vital For The Future?

What does Intersectional Environmentalism mean? We’ll let Leah Thomas, explain it in her words: “Intersectional Environmentalism is an inclusive version of environmentalism that advocates for both the protection of people and the…

Eco-friendly handmade gift packaging for Christmas

Christmas time: ‘Tis the season to go vegan!

Christmas is a time to spread joy, spend time with your loved ones and show kindness and compassion right? Then why is it a nightmare for so many animals? Listen, I’m not…

Shop kindly this Christmas: Support small Vegan businesses

Supporting small (vegan) businesses this Christmas

Christmas shopping is shaping up a little differently this year. Lockdown around you might have been relaxed (or if you’re reading from somewhere other than the UK you might be in the…

Eco-friendly Christmas gift packaging

Vegan Food Swaps for Christmas: 12 Ideas

Whether it’s your first vegan Christmas or you’re simply having a vegan come for dinner, serving up an enjoyable feast shouldn’t be a struggle. You’ll have to be prepared to get a…

Marine Algae

Marine algae: The Plant Power of Seaweed Slime

What is algae? Our love for marine algae may come at no slimy surprise. Algae is extremely underrated. We’re about to tell you why we should all start loving this green hero.…

Vegan Journey: Top tips for going vegan!

It’s that time of year again! Nope, not Halloween, and it’s certainly not Christmas yet. On November 1st every year it’s World Vegan Day, and the whole month of November is World…

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Essential Vitamins and Minerals Guide for Kids

Those of us with little ones know the frustration of trying to get them to eat a well balanced diet. One minute they love carrots, the next… not so much! Not even…

Iron supplement

Iron: ironing out the creases in a plant-based diet

We’re sorry if you’re all ironed out, but we can’t stand to see a stone left unturned! As a human biologist, nutrition just gets my blood pumping both literally and figuratively. This…

Smart consumerism over secondhand "spreedom"

Smart consumerism over secondhand ‘spreedom’

We all love a bargain – who doesn’t! When you shop secondhand you’ll be sure to bag yourself a bargain or two. However, we want to delve into the issue behind consumerism.…

Factory farming and coronavirus

Factory Farming and Covid-19: Who’s to blame? The farmer or the farmed?

We couldn’t decide whether we were broaching this subject too early or too late, so we decided we might as well just rip the plaster off and go for it: is factory…

Low waste student guide

Low Waste Students on a Low Budget: 12 Step Guide

Whether you’re going back to student life or starting as a fresher it’s a new and exciting time, but let’s face it: university can add up. There’s an overwhelming temptation to buy…

Plant Milk: The Perfect one for Little Vegans

Kids (and adults too) all love cookies and milk before bed. Like many, as a child I was given cow’s milk, because that’s the only option, right? Well, not anymore! If you…

Low waste period but not low worry?: Period talk

Let’s talk about low waste period! First things first periods are not just inclusive to just women so when we talk about periods in this blog we shall address as ‘a person…

Iron Deficiency

Iron Deficiency: what’s with the hysteria around anaemia?

First of all, a disclaimer and a warning from us: please don’t use this as a diagnosis tool! If you’re at all concerned about your health then get booked in with a…

Sustainable fashion

Sustainable materials: Dressing during climate change

As a vegan (or even as a vegetarian) it’s a no-brainer to want to avoid leather products, regardless of how they were made and who they’re made of. It’s required for us…

Vegan heroes

Vegan Superheroes: The Hulk is Vegan? Incredible!

We all know that vegans are superheroes, but did you know that some of our beloved Marvel and DC characters are also vegan or vegetarian? I’ve sourced the nerdiest places of the…

Meat and Masculinity: why is meat considered ‘manly’?

This Veganuary (a throwback, we know) we noticed a marked difference between the number of those that identify as males, compared to those that identify as females, taking part. Our Instagram and…

Vegums Fish-free Omega-3 drawing

Omega-3 Supplement: what’s fishy about it?

The time has come for your comprehensive masterclass on everything omega-3. This article will cover the whats, whys, wheres, hows, and everything in between on that pesky fatty acid. If you’re yet…

The effects of fast fashion on the planet

Fast fashion… we need to talk: The major impacts

Fast fashion is that toxic relationship we all need rid of. It’s time to break up… break up for good. Breakups are hard and this one is no exception. First things first,…

The importance of Vitamin B12 on kids' health

Vitamin B12: are you getting enough?

I’ll be honest, before becoming vegan, vitamin B12 may have been completely unknown to you. Then suddenly, everyone and their dog was raving about it. So Just how important is this vitamin…

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How to eat ethically this Earth Day: Vegums’ guide

This Earth Day, we’re encouraging you to question where your food comes from. We’re not suggesting that anyone is eating more ethically or is “more” vegan because they don’t eat avocados, and…

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Vegan Food Diary by a Vegan Veteran: The Veganuary Edition

Got cold feet over Veganuary? Stuck for ideas? Wondering where you’re going wrong (and how to go right)? Then our team of vegan veterans are here for you. Read this vegan food…

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The Vegums Multivitamin: A Nutritionist’s View on it

Hi there! I’m Gina, a qualified Nutritional Therapist and blogger based near Manchester. Vegums have asked me to sum up my thoughts on their vegan Multivitamin, of which I have had the…

Brexit: Will it Take us Back to Being the “Dirty Man of Europe”?

We can’t pretend that our time in the European Union has always been a walk in the park, but those parks and their inhabitants are going to be left at risk without it – as are we.

Eco Conscious Halloween Guide by Vegums

Is there anything scarier than the downfall of the ENTIRE PLANET? We don’t think so. That’s why we’re writing this cheat sheet on how and why you should make conscious (but still creepy) choices this Halloween.

How to turn Black Friday into Green Friday

Before you get drawn in by those deals and discounts this weekend, read this and turn yours into a Green Friday!

Climate change activist: Who’s Afraid of Greta Thunberg?

With the biggest climate protest yet still fresh in our mind, and with further action from Extinction Rebellion coming up, we thought it was time to address the stone in politicians’ shoes.

Vegan Fast Food for Thought: Can It Ever Truly Be Vegan

No doubt you’ve all heard the drama: no one can decide whether having fast-food chains jumping on the vegan bandwagon is a good thing, or a bad thing. We did some research (and asked you guys) and this is how things weigh up.

National Refill Day: Have You #GotTheBottle?

Today (the 19th of June) is National Refill Day, and we’re SO here for it. It’s an awesome movement set up by Refill, who are campaigning to “make plastic pollution a thing of the past” by making water bottle refill stations more readily available.

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Job Alert: Could YOU be our New Team Member?

We’ve got a really exciting opportunity for you to play a pivotal part in the growth of a rapidly-expanding start-up: Vegums!

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Trashtag: do it for the gram AND the planet

As we neared Keeping Britain Tidy’s Great British Spring Clean movement (22nd of March – 23rd of April), we were really excited to see that the power of social media taking the cause even further afield and we wanted to give it a boost.

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Veganuary Challenge: The Final Countdown

You’ve almost made it! For some it gets easier the longer you’ve been checking labels for, but for others it remains an uphill struggle. So how did it go, and how will you be moving forward?

Veganuary: What It Is and Why You Should Get Behind It

Here at Vegums we know all too well how hard that feeling can hit when you realise that a new year has come around already, so we’re here to help you start it off on the right foot.

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Eco Friendly Christmas: 7 Tips and Ideas For a Green Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner and as exciting as that is, sadly the season can have a massive impact on our beautiful planet.

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Vegan Diet: How To Get Enough Nutrients?

A varied vegan diet can be incredibly nutritious, offering a wide variety of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, as well as reducing obesity and improving cardiovascular health. The health benefits are overwhelming.