The Benefits of Boredom

The Benefits of Boredom

The information and views set out in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official opinion of SmartyPants Vitamins. Monday through Friday is soccer camp, it runs from 9am to noon. After that there is time for a quick lunch, and then straight to fencing on Monday and Wednesday, […]

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A Man’s Guide to Buying a Prenatal

A Man’s Guide to Buying a Prenatal

Ever wonder what would happen if you were to take a prenatal? Well they won’t make you pregnant (or grow boobs, we promise). But a guy’s best use of prenatal vitamins is probably not to take them. Instead, you can score major brownie points by understanding the key nutrients an expectant mama needs. FOLATE Doctors and […]

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Top 10 Foods to Eat This Summer

Top 10 Foods to Eat This Summer

Sometimes eating healthy can feel like an uphill battle. First you have to find time to shop, then pick the “right” foods – which seem to change every day – and now those foods have to be in season? Really!? Well, eating seasonally isn’t something made up to cause you more anxiety. Eating seasonally ensures […]

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THE SCIENTIFIC REASON TO LOVE YOUR “PROBLEM AREAS”

THE SCIENTIFIC REASON TO LOVE YOUR “PROBLEM AREAS”

Since I was ten years old I can remember wishing for skinnier legs. I actually used to stand in front of the mirror, holding my thighs apart just so I could get a glimpse what it might be like to be one of those girls. Apparently other women felt the same way because by 2012, […]

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What To Do When Your Family Has Food Allergies

What To Do When Your Family Has Food Allergies

By Roo Ciambriello My kids can tell you all about the Children’s ER at Yale. And about ambulance rides. And about ambulance rides to the Children’s ER at Yale. The first happened when my eldest was 18 months old, going in hard on some crackers and hummus. Turns out she’s allergic to sesame, and sesame […]

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We’ve Helped Reach One Million Children

We’ve Helped Reach One Million Children

As of April 15, 2015 SmartyPants has officially made one million matching nutrient grants to children in need through our partnership with Vitamin Angels. We know how important vitamins are (that’s why we do what we do), but more often than not, those who need vitamins the most don’t have access to them. This is why, […]

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A Sexy-time Father’s Day Dinner for Two

A Sexy-time Father’s Day Dinner for Two

When you think Father’s Day you might envision novelty ties and baseball, but we know the real way to a man’s heart. This year, why not score another kind of home run with something a little different and a lot more delicious? We teamed up with nutrition and cooking duo Stephanie and Dorothy from Fig […]

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5 Selfish Reasons to Do Good For Others

5 Selfish Reasons to Do Good For Others

People love the idea of doing good. It feels great to say we want do something nice for someone else; however, it takes energy, time, and sometimes money. Plus, the person that you are doing something nice for is all the way over there, and you just sat down. And now Matlock is on. WHERE […]

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Do Vitamins Have a Problem With Newsweek?

Do Vitamins Have a Problem With Newsweek?

In response to your article “The Big Problem with Children’s’ Vitamins and Supplements” we have two words: Nailed it. You might be surprised that a producer of children’s gummy vitamins would endorse your article, but our founders, parents themselves, were similarly frustrated with the vitamin options available, so they set out to create a better […]

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4 Reasons Why Families Need Multivitamins

4 Reasons Why Families Need Multivitamins

  By Dai Manuel If you were to quiz most people about their overall health, they probably believe they are healthy enough. You may feel that not eating a pie, or the two-mile hike on your child’s field trip, or the fact that you eat a salad every day for lunch, are enough to be […]

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