Are All Vitamins The Same?

Are All Vitamins The Same?

Aren’t all vitamins the same?  Why can’t I just get the cheap ones?

Don’t they all do the same thing? These are very good questions and

ones that we frequently hear, so I put together this chart to show you

the difference in vitamins that you may be purchasing.


The Three Types of Vitamins

1). Test Tube or Synthetic  (Usual drug store or discount store vitamins)–made in a test tube in a lab, to resemble the real thing. This is toxic to the body and does more harm than good.

**Imagine a Plastic Lemon from the store with juice in it. This type is the Plastic lemon with NO juice.
That is basically what  you are eating if you take these.

  • No enzymes
  • Man-made
  • Inorganic substances
  • Stimulant
  • Side effects
  • Can actually be more harmful to your health to take!

2. Crystalline or Extracted (**Usual health food store variety)–these start out natural, but are heated through the processing, so all live enzymes are killed. You end up with a partially live vitamin, if live at all. Most of these have harsh binders and fillers, plastic coatings, and some contain tar.

**This is the Plastic Lemon with juice. IF you can get past the plastic coating, there is a little bit of real stuff in there. However, the juice has been heated so it’s not really like drinking it fresh squeezed.

  • Weak enzymes
  • Uses chemical and heat extraction
  • Organic substances (low quality raw materials)
  • Stimulant
  • Imbalanced
  • Harsh binder and fillers

3. Natural / Unaltered (**Shaklee food supplements and other whole food supplements)–Cold pressed to extract the vitamins, all enzymes remain alive so you get something as close to nature as possible

**This is the REAL lemon…unaltered and fresh. What’s inside is alive and natural.

  • Strong enzymatic action
  • Low heat, low pressure process
  • Organic substances
  • Feeds and improves cell’s health
  • Balanced
  • Contains essential unknown nutrients

**X brands need only 10% natural ingredients to legally be classified as “All-Natural.”  Shaklee food supplements are 100% natural!

Vitamins Made it from Mouth to Toilet without dissolving.

The following XRay contains pictures of undigested vitamins, from 3 different days of taking vitamins. With Shaklee vitamins, they dissolve when they are suppose to and where they are supposed to GUARANTEED.

This X-Ray shows undigested Centruim Silver, there are many vitamins that call into this category, below is a video
of various Multi-vitamins that also have problems dissolving.

My Vitamin Ate Through The Cup!

A friend of mine decided to test her prenatal vitamins to see how they would dissolve.

They were tested in water to see what happened!.Be prepared to gross out! If you drop your vitamin in water, it is supposed to dissolved in 15 minutes or less or it passes right through you undigested. The other option is that it can get lodged in tissue and in organs because it is synthetic. Things that are synthetic are not living and therefore have zero intellegence, like our food. When you eat food, it knows how to make it’s way through the body, dividing up the usable parts and eliminating the waste. Synthetic vitamins (like drugs) can not do this. They are toxic to the body.

So after 24 hours in a cup of water and NOTHING, we dumped the water out of the cup, left it on the counter and forgot about it. We came back the next morning, and WA-LA!! The prenatal had EATEN A HOLE IN MY PLASTIC CUP!!!  This is scary, considering this is just what the Doctor ordered!  This is supposed to help my baby and me have everything we need to be healthy and form every cell properly.  I don’t think it worked.































After seeing this, she chose Shaklee Vita Lea and it’s been 10 years and she has never looked back!! Vita Lea dissolves completely in water in less than 5 minutes. It looks like a pile of dust at the bottom of the glass of water and leaves no food coloring in the water because it gets its green color from vegetables.

Test your vitamins and see what it does! Does it dissolve in under 15 minutes?  Does it leave food coloring or black, tarry particles in the cup?  If it does, check out the 3 types of vitamins to see which one yours might be!

Here is a video of a few different brands of vitamins dissolving… of course not all of them dissolve as they are suppose to.