Seawind Foods offers a selection of all-natural unsulfured dried fruit that maintains the fruit’s nutrient value and flavor. Also available is a wide selection of dehydrated vegetables and fruits. All of Seawind’s ingredients are non-GMO, certified Kosher and are GMP, FDA, USDA and HACCP compliant.

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derma e has launched the new Purifying skincare line with six products: Purifying 2-in-1 Charcoal Mask, Purifying Daily Detox Scrub, Purifying Youth Serum, Purifying Toner Mist, Purifying Oil-Free Moisturizer; and Purifying Gel Cleanser. Ingredients include Kimarine seaweed, bladderwrack, activated charcoal, green tea and aloe leaf.

Desert Essence has made two new vacation-inspired additions to its line of vegan and gluten-free hair care products: Island Mango and Italian Lemon. The products are made from organic jojoba, sunflower seed oil, rice amino acids and a variety of fruits and herbs. Both scents are available as shampoos and conditioners.

For those trying to get their hair back to a natural state, MopTop, Inc. offers Clarifying Rescue Treatment, a product suitable for every hair type designed to “reboot” hair by removing silicone, waxes, and everyday pollutants.

Taking “fiber” isn’t as straightforward as shoppers may think. Your shelves are stocked with numerous different kinds and it’s your job to differentiate them all for shoppers. Here’s a primer on some of the main forms of fibers and what consumers need to know about them.

Gaia Herbs added two products to its line: TurmericBoost: Uplift and TurmericBoost: Restore, both offering a standardized turmeric root extract with 42 mg of curcumin per serving. Restore is made from a vanilla chai prebiotic blend consisting of organic cardamom, allspice, cinnamon, star anise, holy basil and vanilla bean. Meanwhile, Uplift offers all these ingredients plus gotu kola and lemon balm leaves for a healthy mood.

Jarrow Formulas now offers Bone-Up Powder Drink Mix, an addition to the Bone-Up line that supports bone density. Existing products in the line include Bone Up capsules (in 120, 240, 360 count bottles), Veggie Bone-Up (120), Ultra Bone-Up (120 and 240) and Bone-Up Three Per Day (90). Each is a comprehensive multi-nutrient formulation including ossein microcrystaline hydroxyapatite (MCHA), except for Veggie Bone-Up, which provides calcium citrate.

CuraMed, a new effervescent tablet from EuroPharma’s Terry Naturally brand, offers consumers their daily dose of BCM-95 curcumin. This dietary supplement, which dissolves in liquid, is vegan, gluten-free, and non-GMO. As the only patented curcumin with turmeric essential oils, CuraMed supports liver, brain, heart and immune health. This tablet contains a natural tangerine flavor.