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GEM

The first real food vitamin for womankind

3.3/5
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GEM is reimagining nutrition for women and the planet by building the first vitamin made from real food.

Would you recommend this product?
Founder, Bikes ORO

This is a new take on vitamins and they seem to be moving in the right direction! The product tastes good and provides the essentials. I take gem with so much less apprehension than a traditional vitamin. Can't wait to see what they come out with next and I look forward to a monthly or quarterly subcription model, so I don't need to think about ordering it when I run out.

Pros:

Delicious & nutritious innovation in vitamins

Cons:

Still new. Have only used it for a month.

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EAT Club

It's so refreshing to be able to see the nutrients in the bite and understand where they come from. It's also great to not have to worry about purchasing a bunch of different supplements and rest assured that everything I need is in this one bite.

Pros:

Comes in one nutrient packed energy bite. Easy to chew on in the morning while getting ready for the day.

Cons:

Remember to rinse your mouth after you finish to get out any stubborn chia seeds :)

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Beautiful packaging and brilliant idea to turn the multi Vitamin into something you can chew and eat. The ladies at our office love the taste. So much that it’s almost like a dessert.

Pros:

Made with real raw food

Cons:

Want to eat more than one a day

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Passionate about tech + mental health

I love taking my GEM in the morning! I already take a few other medications, so it's so nice not to have to take another huge pill for my vitamin. It's also nice to have a little something nourishing first thing when I wake up before I work out. Plus the jar looks great sitting out on my vanity - don't have to worry about hiding it away in my pantry :)

Pros:

It's not another synthetic yucky, ugly pill! So nice to get all my essential nutrition from real, whole food -- in one bite! Def try it!!!!

Cons:

Still new, so none yet. Daily cost feels a tad expensive relative to other nutrition health supplements (collagen, protein, bone broth, etc)

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LOVE my gems! I look forward to taking one every morning. Tastes delicious and makes me feel accomplished :)

Pros:

it's real food!

Cons:

the taste is a little addicting, eat more than one a day

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Creative Director

Unlike previous vitamins and supplements, these do not hurt my stomach at all or give me that nauseous vitamin feeling. The bites are sweet with a bit of a chew from the coconut and no aftertaste. As a side note the packaging is beautiful, feels luxurious.

Pros:

Makes it easy for me to get my daily vitamin fix in a new way. It also has the “other” boosts I need- spirulina, algae, mushrooms, etc.

Cons:

They remind me of a bar so hard to not eat a few as a snack.

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The ingredient sourcing has come from the highest quality sources.

Pros:

Great taste & leaves me with confidence I've closed in the gaps in my diet

Cons:

have had for a week - but looking forward to more time with GEM

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UI/UX, Experience Design, Growth Hacking

Amazing idea, I never take supplements because of the pill format and I overdose on sugary gummy bears whenever I do take them!

The packaging is designed in a way that is easy to carry, beautiful to display. I don’t mind the green mouth - easy to rinse by drinking some Water. definitly feel more energy throughout the day.

Pros:

Love that they are not pills and tastes great

Cons:

Might get some green teeth

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Teacher

I would like smaller bites & more flavors to chose from

Pros:

Tastes good, all natural, healthy, soft chew/no pil!

Cons:

Bite is a little big,

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Highly recommend

Pros:

Gem tastes amazing and feels natural. I used to take a sublingual B12 that was too sweet and i have completely converted to Gem!

Cons:

None yet! Would be cool if we could recycle the packaging for refills rather than receiving a new bottle every time.

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Founder @ Prosper

I used to take 10+ pills for supplements everymorning, and considered switching to powder. However, then, I found out about GEM! I love the fact that I can get most of the vitamins/minerals/adaptogens I need (D, B12, Spirulina, etc) from an actually natural, food like vitamin. I look forward to waking up and eating it because it tastes so delicious! Sometimes, I'll eat it twice a day when I get a sweet craving.

Pros:

great flavor, all natural, actual food!

Cons:

Only been using it for two weeks so far

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Highly recommend for women who take vitamins every day as a replacement for what you're currently taking. No fillers, artificial ingredients, and no rules, like taking it with a specific food or time of day. It's a holistic, women-centered, good-for the environment vitamin-bite.

Pros:

Yummy, actual food as a vitamin! Easy (vitamin) snack to eat daily, and I look forward to eating it each day..

Cons:

May be out of my price range.

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Organizational Designer

Despite being a women's product, I'm still marveled by this. The thinking behind it is what we need in our shelves at this day and age, to graduate us from being a medicated & disease-focused society to a healthy and mindful one. Being a male I can only wait until we get our own version of it.

Pros:

Totally natural, organic, plant-based all around multi-vitamin. Where else can you get that?

Cons:

It took this long for humans to create such thing.

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The taste is not great. palatable at first, but when you realize you have around a week left it becomes daunting. I signed up for a sample and was auto-enrolled on a subscription, which I had opted out of. I have emailed, called, and texted. Literally no one has responded. When you get to the cancellation confirmation option the phone call “crashes”. These pills are overpriced and the business is dubious. I’ll be taking my complaints to the better business bureau. Seriously, find another company to do business with. This one is not worth your time or money.
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Never buy anything from this company. My daughter cancelled her monthly subscription but the continue to take money out of her bank account. They will not contact you back once you inquire about a billing issue. They will not publish a phone number and their live chat will not reply back when you ask a billing question. They have no regard for young women who are struggling to make ends meet.
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Yogi and health nut
The product taste gross! If you like cow poo, with fake lemon flavor then go for it! I almost threw up
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The product intrigued me because I am guilty of poor nutrition. I ordered the product and it is completely unpalatable! I could not choke one of the portions down. I’m bummed because I liked what the supplements were made of but the taste was something like soap crossed with old kelp. This was allegedly the cocoa flavored one which had no flavor of cocoa to it.
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chewy, like the bars at berkeley bowl

Pros:

delicious

Cons:

TBD long-term impact

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This website is set up in such a way that it leads you from it's ad on Facebook to it's buying options, cool. I bought a SAMPLE and should have known somewhere hidden in the terms and conditions I agreed to was some rule stating I am also agreeing to sign up for a subscription. One I definitely have no idea if I want, because I haven't even ordered the sample yet. So, I get the sample (product is not for me.) A week later I get an email thanking me for my order, one I didn't place, BUT I'm subscribed (without having been officially informed on any other form of communication. I was never told I was subscribed to something) I try to get back on the website but there is no "log in from Facebook" option and my email address is not registered in their system. There is no way for me to control my own orders. I hastily messaged the moderators telling them to cancel the order and subscription, and to refund my money. They kindly informed me that I have been successfully robbed of the money for the first subscription order, they won't give it back because "the order is processing", by the way, hasn't even shipped yet. This is typical and I should have known but businesses need to smarten up if they want to keep getting business. Awful.
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The flavor is terrible. Could hardly get down. Also when you buy the sample you're automatically put on their monthly subscription so beware that you cancel before they ship out.
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