Jarrow Formulas now has a 180-capsule bottle of its Saccharomyces Boulardii + MOS probiotic. This beneficial yeast survives the stomach acid as it helps to support gastrointestinal health. While it promotes the overall health of the intestinal tract and enhances immune function, it’s most important function may be to protect intestinal flora when they are under attack, such as during antibiotic use or during travel, the company says.

New from Life Extension is Olive Leaf Vascular Support with Benolea (from Frutarom). This ingredient is said to help naturally modulate blood pressure levels already within normal range and is standardized to 16% oleuropein. Researchers using 1,000 mg per day of this formulation in a trial documented an average 11.5-point (mmHg) decline in systolic readings and 4.8-point drop in diastolic readings in eight weeks. 

Solgar No. 7 is a seven-ingredient supplement intended to show improvement in joint comfort within seven days. This once-daily alternative to glucosamine brings together bio-active nutrients that increase joint mobility, flexibility and range of motion. Says the company, “Solgar No. 7 helps get active consumers back on track…fast.”

Omega Swirl To-Go from Barlean’s includes the same multi-award–winning Omega Swirls in convenient, shelf-stable 30-single-serving pouch boxes. Each ultra-pure fish and flaxseed oil pouch contains an optimal daily dose of omega-3. The six dessert-like flavors are gluten-free and sugar-free. “Finally, a perfect Omega-3 anytime, anywhere!” says the company.

Bluebonnet Nutrition’s Extreme Edge line is composed of three products for hardcore bodybuilders, strength/resistance-trained athletes and endurance athletes to take before, during and after training. Certified for Sport by NSF, the line offers the nutrients athletes need for optimal muscle recharging, refueling and recovery.

RidgeCrest Herbals now offers Nail ReVive, a supplement that promotes nail health. It is said to benefit nail appearance by providing a nutrient complex to fill in nutrients one’s diet often lacks, a common cause for issues with one’s nail health. The formula contains a silica strength complex and a whole food nutritional complex for nail support.
SRP: $23.99

Vancouver, WA—Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is a natural sulfur well known in the joint health arena. Now, a patented form (OptiMSM from Bergstrom Nutrition) may have a unique new application: helping to keep personal care products fresh and efficacious.

News and notes from industry suppliers.

New York, NY—Krill oil supplier Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc., based in Quebec, Canada, brought out a new secret weapon during a media lunch at SupplySide Marketplace in May.