Carlson Laboratories
launched cod liver oil in a bubble gum flavor for kids. The formula remains the same as the existing Carlson for Kids Cod Liver Oil with 250 mg of DHA and 200 mg of EPA per serving. The Carlson line includes numerous other marine oils in various delivery formats.

Vega One All-In-One Nutritional Shake offers a tasty way to get your body’s daily essentials. One serving of this plant-based shake offers protein, probiotics, omega-3s, fiber, greens and antioxidants. Vega One is also dairy, gluten and soy free. The shake is offered in chocolate, berry, vanilla chai and natural flavors.

RuckPack from Noots! Nutrition LLC is a new energy boost drink created by a veteran Marine Corps officer based on his battlefield experiences in Afghanistan. The caffeine-free shot, sweetened with xylitol, combines vitamins, amino acids, minerals and herbs for healthy energy support.
SRP: $2.99.

Slender GR from Enzymedica offers targeted enzymes for healthy weight loss. This triple-action formula optimizes sugar and fat metabolism through the enzyme blend; encourages a lower glycemic index through gluten-free rice bran and SOD; and supports healthy detoxification with rice bran and SOD.

Michael’s Insulin Factors from Michael’s Naturopathic Programs provides lipoic acid, quercetin and vanadium, which aid in insulin production by pancreatic beta cells. Lipoic acid is also involved in carb metabolism, and vanadium is thought to mimic insulin function. The product also contains vitamin D3, biotin, zinc, copper and seven essential amino acids found in the insulin molecule.

Cranberry Mannose + Probiotics is a new product available from NOW Foods. Designed to support healthy urinary tract function through the anti-adhesion effect of cranberry on bacteria, probiotics are included to help maintain a healthy microbial balance. No artificial flavors are used in this product, which comes in individual drink stick packets.

Sleep Nutrition from Reserveage Organics’ Advanced Solutions line is a product for those having issues falling asleep naturally. Its formula for advanced sleep support is a combination of melatonin, L-theanine, and passion flower. It also contains a special Liver PM blend that is made of powerful rejuvenating herbal extracts which help cleanse the body, according to the company.

Onnit Labs introduces three all-natural supplements. ShroomTech Sport is said to improve endurance, oxygen utilization and energy with Cordyceps. ALPHA Brain contains acetylcholine and gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) boosting nutrients, which, according to the company, can improve mental drive and create a calm focus. New Mood consists of L-tryptophan and 5-HTP, which are said to improve mood and induce a sense of relaxation and calm.

Since its beginnings in 1982, the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has been a vehicle to voice the concerns and ideals of herbal and botanical companies. Thirty years later, AHPA is still one of the strongest and oldest non-profits of its kind.