Newport Beach, CA—A new pilot study sponsored by BioCell Technology suggested its branded type II collagen (BioCell Collagen) may support recovery after exercise.

Oslo, Norway—Researchers from Maastricht University, The Netherlands, have published data in Cardiovascular Biology and Cell Signalling suggesting that vitamin K2 supports cardiovascular health.

Cooking. Cleaning. Organizing. These routine tasks can add up, not just in time or in money, but also in environmental impact. As the consumer base grows more eco-conscious and terms like safety and sustainability become viable selling points, alternatives to traditional offerings become popular. This is a main element behind the rise of green household products, a category that has steadily grown over the last few years with little sign of stopping.

PreticX PrebioticAIDP, Inc. has come to market with a new prebiotic ingredient: PreticX. This GRAS- confirmed and Non-GMO Project Verified prebiotic “has been shown in clinical studies to significantly increase the proliferation of bifidobacterium in both low and high doses.” PreticX is a corn-derived form of xylooligosaccharide (XOS).

OmniActive Health Technologies introduced non-GMO and allergen-free Gingever High Potency Ginger. Gingever is a high-potency super-critical fluid extract with 30% bioactives (minimum 20% gingerols) made from an FDA-acknowledged GRAS (Generally Regarded As Safe) source. It is produced without harsh solvents.

HP Ingredients NeuroActin Brain HealthHP Ingredients has launched NeuroActin, a patent-pending and proprietary extract of Andrographis paniculata. NeuroActin is standardized to andrographolide, 14-deoxyandrographolide, and neoandrographolide. Andrographis is said to support brain integrity and benefit memory and learning.

Scalp Relief Shampoo and Conditioner from derma e help alleviate symptoms associated with scalp dandruff, eczema or psoriasis. The Therapeutic Psorzema Herbal Blend plus healthful vitamins and botanicals, targets a dandruff-prone, itchy, irritated scalp, improving the condition of the scalp and hair.

Babo Botanicals released two new baby lotions for moisturizing dry and sensitive skin. Moisturizing Baby Lotion is made with oatmilk, calendula oil and shea butter to soothe, moisturize, and soften skin, while Calming Baby lotion combines lavender, chamomile and rose to moisturize skin and help relax. Babo has recently added a new 4 fl. oz size for on the go.

elemental herbsElemental Herbs has introduced All Good Lips SPF 20, a zinc oxide-based lip balm that comes in coconut and unscented varieties. The higher SPF is intended to “shield lips from sun damage in even the most concerning conditions, such as water and snow,” says the company.