If you’ve joined the throngs of people enjoying functional candy, that is candy with added nutritional supplements like herbs and vitamins, you may be wondering if you need your daily vitamin pill. Taking a daily supplement might be more difficult to remember than eating some yummy candy. And, if your functional candy has vitamins and minerals, are you getting too much nutrition if you still take your daily multi? In this article, we’ll address both of those questions, along with comparing functional candy to vitamins, and what vitamins and supplements are commonly found in functional candy.
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Functional food is all over the news these days, with proponents touting their health-saving benefits. Or maybe you’ve heard about the rising trend of functional candy, which is part of the functional foods movement. This trend has likely piqued your interest because you know that healthy foods are part of a healthy lifestyle and you’re likely looking for ways to snack more healthfully. Functional foods meet the rising desire of consumers to be more health-conscious by eating healthier foods. In this article, we’ll discuss what functional foods are, and why people choose functional foods. We’ll also look at three popular functional categories: candy, whole foods, and gummies. Yes, gummies have their own category.