Morristown, NJ—A sports nutrition ingredient (GliSODin) distributed by P.L. Thomas, based here, was the subject of recent sports nutrition research published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism.

Freising, Germany—A team of scientists from Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) in Germany have published data supporting an energy- and cost-efficient manufacturing process that maintains probiotic stability.

News and notes from industry suppliers.

Did you know an estimated 85% of individuals 12–24 years of age suffer from acne? Not only does this number appear to be rising, but acne is affecting an older demographic as well with an estimated 50% of adult women and 25% of adult men suffering from it at some point in their lives.

Indie Tea has rolled out Wise Man’s Caravan Chai Tea Body Lotion made with  Shea Butter, Mango and Aloe Vera. The product is also blended with Indie Tea’s Wise Man's Caravan Chai tea and is 100% hand-made in the USA. “Our mission is simply to provide the highest-quality products and service to our customers at the lowest-possible prices,” the firm says.
SRP: $13.99 for 9-oz aluminum bottle.

One Love Organics has just created a water-free skincare line. The line is made from the finest and purest ingredients such as watermelon seed oil and organic Bulgarian rose oil. Available are Brand New Day Microderma Scrub & Masque; Love Springs Eternal Youth Preservation Serum; Easy Does It Foaming Cleanser; Skin Savior Waterless Multi Balm; New Best Friend Skin Shammy; and Beautiful Wisdom Scoop.

New on the market is Swell Skin’s Swell Face Treatment, made with ingredients intended to “cleanse skin while reducing acne, rosacea and dermatitis and promoting full, youthful, even-toned skin.” The product offers omegas and bacteria protection with ingredients like sea buckthorn, aloe vera, vitamin E and coconut oil.

Emani Minerals added Foundation and Kabuki makeup brushes to its line of eight vegan brushes. According to the company, the brushes are made from soft synthetic bristles that are tipped to deliver a precise application. This green, organic cosmetics company also has powder, blush, shadow, contour, brow/liner and lip brushes.

How much do you really know about the thyroid? If asked to gesture toward its location inside your body, would you point, correctly, to the front of your neck? Especially given its importance as a hormone and metabolism regulator, the thyroid gland is perhaps too little understood by the general public.