ComaxComax Flavors now offers a stevia-masking flavor as part of its line of special effects flavors. Other enhancing/masking agents in the line include bitter blocker, acid reduction, caffeine masking and sweetness enhancers. “Special effects flavors, a Comax offering for the past several years, provide the taste and aroma sensations that consumers want,” adds the firm.

BioActives LLC now offers Cardio HB, a standardized extract of Hibiscus that promotes heart health. The product is a full-
spectrum water-soluble extract that contains anthocyanins, various bioactive flavonoids and phenolic acids. It is also pesticide and fertilizer free.
1 Dix St., Worcester, MA 01609, www.bioactives.com

CyvexCyvex Nutrition launches a flavonoid line of nutraceuticals that includes Nobiletin, Tangeritin, Diosmin, Apigenin and Luteolin. According to the firm, the line answers food manufacturers’ need for flavonoids “showing anti-proliferative activity, supporting vein elasticity and immunity and cognition [support].”

CapsugelCapsugel now offers a new line of natural colorants for capsules. A palette of 16 colors is available in hues such as Plum Punch, Ocean Blue, Candy Apple and Kiwi Pearl. Natural ingredients such as caramel, riboflavin, carmine and spirulina were used to create the colors. Colors can be made opaque using titanium dioxide.

PromilinPromilinPro, new from TSI Health Sciences, Inc., is a highly concentrated fenugreek extract standardized 60% 4-Hydroxyisoleucine (4-HI). This extract is a matrix of amino acids that work in synergy with 4-HI to deliver an efficacious dose of the extract. The product is said to “improve endurance during aerobic training by sustaining glycogen stores,” according to the company.

Natural DentistThe Natural Dentist introduces Healthy Gums Antigingivitis Rinse available in Peppermint Twist and Orange Zest with improved ingredient listings. The Peppermint Twist now contains chlorophyll to give the rinse a new green color and extra breath-freshening power. Both flavors now contain added aloe, which works to reduce plaque and protect against gingivitis.

NeemAll new to the Organix-South line are TheraNeem Organix Hair Therapé shampoos and conditioners. The five varieties include Gentle (coconut and grapefruit), Intensive Moisture (calendula with lavender and aloe vera), Volumizing (panthenol and rice protein), Scalp (peppermint, lemon and tea tree) and Kid’s Shampoo, Conditioner and Bodywash (chamomile, calendula and lavender).

Badger BalmThe W.S. Badger Company now offers the Every Day Moisturizer line. The balms differ from others on the market because they are waterless and are made from 100% chemical-free, plant-based, USDA-certified organic ingredients, says the company. They are available in Creamy Cocoa, Nutmeg and Shea, and Vanilla Coconut, and come in an attractive two-ounce tin.

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Just as it is important to keep gas in our vehicles and schedule routine check-ups to extend the lives of our cars, it is also essential to stay in tune with our mental well-being. Keeping a positive mental outlook and maintaining one’s mental acuity may seem effortless to some, but it is difficult for the millions of people who suffer from mood and memory disorders.