Granada, Spain—Women who eat fish during pregnancy are more likely to have smarter and sociable children.  According to new research, mothers that ate oily fish like tuna, salmon and sardines raised infants who scored better in tests of skill and intelligence.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Tamil Nadu, India—Authors affiliated with King Saud University and Loyola College, located here, conducted a study published in the Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology (CJPP) on multivitamins’ effect on colon cancer risks.

Ixoreal Biomed offers KSM-66 Advanced Ashwagandha , which is extracted using a proprietary process that results in a form of the herb with the highest yield in its active constituents, withanolides. Ixoreal Biomed also announced its long-term plan to support scientific studies on ashwagandha’s benefits for stress management.

O.Berk’s Bettix bottles have “twin necks” that contain two cavities for easy measuring and pouring. The larger side is the main repository and by squeezing the bottle, one can transfer an exact amount of liquid to the smaller chamber. Both sides contain gradient measurements and plugs to prevent dual pours. This bottle is intended for products that need to be measured and poured out with no mess.

NutraGenesis’ Wellberry ingredient was reformulated and now Indian Gooseberry and Transport-C Plus vitamin C. The benefits of Wellberry include antioxidant, anti-aging, cellular protection and immune support. This new and improved version of Wellberry now contains twice the amount of ascorbic acid and other vitamin C ingredients.


MicroGARD natural fermentates and Nova- GARD natural antimicrobial blends have been released by Danisco. The ingredient lines are part of Dansico’s Care4U range of product solut ions and are gluten- free. MicroGARD and NovaGARD are now manufactured using Sensient’s 5001 Yeast Extract, according to the firm.


Are you meeting the needs of your male clientele? I’m not talking about your saw palmetto or your bodybuilding supplements. I’m talking about your hair and skin care products.

New from JASÖN is the Pure Natural Hair Care line, which features shampoos and conditioners that benefit a range of hair types. The new inverted bottle design helps with more efficient product evacuation. Formulas include Moisturizing Aloe Vera, Super Shine Apricot, Restorative Biotin, Long & Strong Jojoba, Smoothing Sea Kelp, Volumizing Lavender, Color Protect Henna and Revitalizing Vitamin E.

W.S. Badger Company, Inc. has developed a new SPF 30+ sunscreen that features an uncoated formula with non-nano zinc oxide and particles >100 nm. The sunblock comes in two kinds (lightly scented and unscented), and has other natural ingredients such as olive oil extract, jojoba and vitamin E to promote moisture. Tubes, lip balm sticks, face sticks and baby sunscreens are also available.