Stepping Into A Healthier Me This Year (vitafusion™)

| June 10, 2014 | 88 Comments

Leggings. Jeans. Black pants. Repeat.

That was my uniform for more than a year. After putting on more pounds than I care to remember, nothing fit and I just felt … gross. But while 2013 was about refinding joy in life, 2014 is about thriving — and that includes taking better care of myself. So I’ve shed pounds, exercised more and paid a whole lot more attention to what goes into my mouth. Six months later, I feel so much better.

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As a mother of two who is constantly on the go from soccer games to Girl Scout meetings to volunteering at school, I have to be energetic, healthy and present. So, taking care of me is an absolute must. All the walking, squats, sit-ups and better eating is getting me there. 

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And then there’s vitamins. I’ve tried all sorts of vitamins, but I hate taking pills so I can never seem to stick with it.

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Fortunately, there’s vitafusion™, a line of gummy vitamins made for adults. They taste good, are easy to chew and enjoy, and are filled with vitamins. It kind of takes the whole ugh out of vitamin taking. My kids were already fans of sister product, L’il Critters™, so I feel good that we’re all taking vitamins we like and that provide some good nutrients.

vitafusion™ have a cute berry shape and a fruity flavor — so they are just easy take. And that means that I don’t mind taking them. Always a good thing. Plus, they are everywhere — Costco, Target, Walgreens … all the places I head to regularly.

I also love that in March, a new PLUS line of vitafusion™ was introduced. These new vitamins for adults have some extra goodness so you can find ones even better suited to your personal needs. The new line includes vitafusion™ MultiVites PLUS Digestive Support*, vitafusion™ MultiVites PLUS Heart Support*, vitafusion™ MultiVites PLUS Hair, Skin & Nails Support * and vitafusion™ MultiVites PLUS Immune Support*. As a mom of two active kids, I am all about the Immune Support version.

So how about you? What are you doing to be healthier this year? Tell me the answer and be entered for a chance to win a $100 Visa gift card!


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Category: Healthy Life

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Sarah Walker Caron is a writer, editor and recipe developer who loves to create delicious recipes the whole family can enjoy together. Her work has appeared in countless publications including iVillage, BELLA NYC Magazine, Yum for Kids magazine and more. She lives in Maine with her two food-loving kids.

Comments (88)

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  1. Kate says:

    I’ve been really working on pilates/strength training this year. I’m noticing such a difference. I have muscles for the first time ever!

  2. Elena says:

    I am eating more fruits and veggies

  3. Kristen says:

    I’m making more time for regular exercise.

  4. Mami2jcn says:

    I’m drinking a lot more water.

  5. Mami2jcn says:


  6. Natalie says:

    I am eating salads and lunch and going to the gym daily.

  7. heather says:

    This year I am trying really hard not to eat fast food I have slipped a few times but overall I am doing pretty good.

  8. Nicole Dz says:

    We participate in outdoor activities, such as sports as a family. We also maintain a healthy diet, and prepare all our meals at home. We barely order out.

  9. Lisa Brown says:

    I am trying to get outdoors more and get more active; I need more exercise.

  10. steven weber says:

    I’m cutting out all soda and having an open mind to eat more vegetarian.

  11. Patsy says:

    I’ve recently re-joined Weight Watchers (down almost 5 lbs!) and am incorporating exercise in every – single – day! What a difference making these changes has already made!

  12. I workout 6 times a week and lift weights! :) loving it!

  13. I’m trying to cut out some of the sweets I’ve been eating! So far so good!

  14. I’m making more time for exercise….and counting calories! It’s working so far!

  15. Erika says:

    I am trying to eat less processed food and more good, natural stuff.


  16. I’ve been trying to drink loads more water instead of sweet, sugary drinks. It’s hard for me but I’m managing ok. :)

  17. We’ve cut out processed foods and are putting in a veggies garden.

  18. I’ve been doing a walking/running program about 5-6 times a week and since the weather has warmed, I try and swim once or twice a day when it’s nice out.

  19. I workout 5 days a week and drink a gallon of water a day! Feel great! :)

  20. I have to take certain vitamins. I like these gummies, they taste pretty good.

  21. Lauren E. says:

    I need to get more sleep at night, and fall asleep earlier

  22. Angie says:

    I workout now, just started a few months ago – 5 – 6 days a week and cut out a lot of junk food. It’s so hard, but it gets easier day by day. I need to drink a lot more water and I don’t take my vitamins often enough. I should try these they look yummy!

  23. Susan says:

    Good for you! I’m horrible about taking vitamins but I could totally get behind some gummy ones.

  24. Elle says:

    I am eating more whole foods, fruits and veggies and staying active.

  25. Susan Smith says:

    I have eliminated sugar from my diet and am eating more fruits and vegetables.

  26. Exercising more often and eating better!

  27. Jessie C. says:

    I am working on getting more sleep to be healthier this year.

  28. Jessie C. says:


  29. One of my health goals this year is to get to bed at an earlier time. I seem to be such a night owl even though I know I will be dragging the next day! Other than that, I try to always eat whole foods and, personally, avoid dairy as I feel much better when I do! :)

  30. Keeping a whole lot of clean, freshly cut veggies and fruits in the fridge.

  31. Judith v says:

    I like to have a habit of trading water for soda.

  32. rachel says:

    I just had a baby so I need to lose some baby weight! Hello running :)

  33. Ashley H says:

    I go for daily walks.

  34. Melissa M says:

    I started walking.

  35. Marian Cil says:

    I am starting off slow with flip fitness training and walking, because all of this didn’t come on my belly overnight!

  36. Cindy says:

    I am drinking less soda.

  37. Rebecca Graham says:

    I am cutting out fast foods and colas.

  38. Jeffrey says:

    We are eating fewer processed foods this year and consuming more plant based foods. I’ve always exercised but am adding a bit more cross training to save my joints!

  39. Debbie B says:

    i’m trying to make healthier choices for our meals

  40. Tina M says:

    i would like to drink more water and eat lots of veggies.

  41. Kerry says:

    I’m going to eat a lot more veggies!

  42. Gina M says:

    We keep ourselves feeling great by drinking lots of water and exercising daily.

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

  43. Gina M says:


  44. shelly peterson says:

    I’m eating healthier snacks and trying to walk daily.

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  45. shelly peterson says:


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  46. Norma says:

    I’m trying to be more physically active!

  47. LAmusing says:

    I need to drink more water and less soda!

  48. Krista M. says:

    I’m making sure I take extra walks and get more activity into my daily life to be healthier!

  49. Neiddy says:

    I am trying to be more active and drink more water and less soda

  50. Neiddy says:

    tweeted for my second entry -

  51. Erica Best says:

    daily water and fruit and veggies

  52. Julianne says:

    I can literally eat gummy vitamins like candy. i just read an article the other day, that a whole container can be lethal though (eek).


  53. Janice Cooper says:

    I drink lots of water, eat fruit for dessert and try to walk daily.

  54. Dandi D says:

    I make sure I feed my family lots of leafy greens and lean proteins at mealtimes.

  55. Tamara says:

    I’m trying to eat healthier this year, and choosing foods that are really good for my body.

  56. Betty C says:

    I don’t have family at home any more so cooking has not been a priority. I’m trying to get back into the routine of making food at home so I know it’s healthy instead of hitting the fast food places.

  57. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    i started running daily

  58. Thomas Murphy says:

    I am exercising daily to be healthier.

  59. Sarah L says:

    I swim 3 times a week and love doing it.
    Thanks for the contest.

  60. Tabathia B says:

    I am have increased my intake of water and have started walking more

    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

  61. maria cantu says:

    We try to eat healthy and exercise daily and drink lots of water.

  62. latanya says:

    cutting back on eating fast food

  63. Rebecca says:

    We try to eat healthy and take vitamins.

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