JarrowJarrow Formulas Inc. has released Resveratrol Synergy 200, with 200 mg of resveratrol to support heart health and longevity. The supplement yields approximately 90% resveratrol in the trans configuration, and also offers other antioxidants such as quercetin, green tea extract, grape seed extract and grape skin extract.
SRP: $39.95 for a 60-day supply.

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Colorado Springs, CO—In early December, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), based here, announced a new public protection initiative aimed at shielding consumers from dietary supplements that contain illicit drugs. This “Supplement Safety Now” coalition of USADA and groups such as the National Football League and Major League Baseball will urge Congress to create regulations that better police dietary supplements, especially those that illegally contain steroids and other drugs.

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Coventry, U.K.—Taking too much selenium will negatively affect your cholesterol, say researchers from the University of Warwick. The group, led by Saverio Stranges, published data in the Journal of Nutrition indicating that those with higher levels of selenium in their blood (more than 1.20 µmol/L) had increased total and non-HDL cholesterol levels. The study included 1,042 individuals, 48% of whom took dietary supplements.

Bergen, Norway—The vitamin B complex is arguably one of the industry’s best-selling basic vitamins, particularly with many women of childbearing age taking folic acid. Results from a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, however, claims shoppers should be careful when taking this vitamin. But, should they?

Flax USA and Stober Farms now offer Natural Milled Golden Flax Seed, Organic Milled Golden Flax Seed, Flax Hull Lignans and Golden Flax Seed Flax Sprinkles. Flax is rich in omega-3s, fiber, lignans and protein, says the firm. The packaging along with a cold-milling process may increase the shelf life of products to 22 months.

Iron HorseIron Horse Beverage debuts its Elite Naturel line of organic juices in 125-ml bottles. These single-serve juices are available in pomegranate, açaí, watermelon, green tea/pomegranate blend and açaí/pomegranate/black mulberry blend. The products contain no preservatives, no added sugars, no artificial colors and no GMOs.

MustardBeaverton Foods brings to market Inglehoffer Organic Honey Mustard (10.25 oz) and Inglehoffer Organic Stone Ground Mustard (10 oz). Says the firm, “The new mustards join more than 20 mustards, horseradishes, tarter and cocktail sauces produced by Beaverton Foods in the Inglehoffer lineup. “
SRP: $4.99

Bridge Brands Chocolate debuts its Sport Lover’s Chocolate line. Every box contains 3.5 ounces of gourmet chocolate drops and features pictures of seasonal hobbies on the packaging. Available are team, extreme, summer and winter sports.
286 12th St., San Francisco, CA 94103, www.bridgebrandschocolate.com

Justin'sJustin’s Nut Butter rounds out its organic nut butter line with three new flavors: Chocolate Peanut, Chocolate Almond and Chocolate Hazelnut. Each flavor is available in three sizes (100-calorie 6 oz. portion-control squeeze pack, 1.15 oz. full-serving squeeze pack and the 16-oz jar). Cinnamon peanut, classic peanut, honey peanut, classic almond, honey almond and maple almond are also available.