A new skin care supplement, Skin ReVive, is now available through RidgeCrest Herbals. This product has an antioxidant formula that protects and detoxifies the skin. Skin ReVive also claims to work as an anti-inflammatory. This supplement has an anti-aging complex that contains wheat sprout extract and collagen.
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New from NOW Foods is an immune-support supplement in the form of individual drink stick packets with a citrus flavor. The product, called Healthy Immune, includes vitamins C and D3 with colostrum, as well as zinc, selenium, the immune health ingredient EpiCor and herbs like olive leaf and elderberry.

Solgar Vitamin and Herb launched a fish oil that tastes great and is easy to take, says the company. Solgar minnows omega-3 mini bursts are small, chewable and have no fishy aftertaste. Soft gels come in Tutti Frutti Sorbet Flavor and deliver 364 mg of EPA and 280 mg of DHA per serving.

New from Barlean’s is a Key Lime flavor for its Omega Swirl line. Delivering over 2,000 mg of omega-3s EPA and DHA per tablespoon, the product is made with Barlean’s Fresh Catch molecularly distilled fish oil. The company touts a smoothie taste and texture for the products, which are gluten free and naturally sweetened with xylitol.

May and June were busy for companies attending industry suppliers-focused conventions. With a fresh new name and venue, more than 3,500 health and nutrition professionals attended Virgo’s three-day SupplySide MarketPlace convention in New York City, held May 8–10.

News and notes from industry suppliers.

While you may have answered “No way!” to the snob question, some recent articles say otherwise about organic shoppers. Check this out. The May 15, 2012 online issue of Social Psychological and Personality Science published a study by Kendall J. Eskine, Ph.D., psychology professor at Loyola University New Orleans, suggesting that choosing organic foods actually affects people’s moral behavior (1). And, it’s not for the better.

Nothing says “summer” like a great cookout. Hands-on, creative retailers can help shoppers put two and two together to create ideas for a green and healthy meal. Here are some tips for how.

A new candy bar flavor is available from Justin’s Nut Butter. Milk Chocolate Almond, with an almond center sandwiched between layers of nougat and caramel and covered in milk chocolate, has been added alongside existing Dark Chocolate Peanut and Milk Chocolate Peanut. The candy bars are certified gluten-free.