Jusuru International released Liquid BioCell Life, intended to reduce wrinkles from the inside-out and improve joint mobility. It has hydrolyzed collagen type II, hyaluronic acid and chondroitin sulfate plus 13 antioxidant phytonutrient fruits. The Bio-Optimized process ensures the production of a molecule that the body can effectively and easily absorb, deep into the tissues.

NOW Foods recently released EVE Women’s Superior Multiple Vitamins. The multis contain healthful components like green tea, cranberry, silica and lycopene. The tablet and capsule formats also include superfruits like mangosteen and acai. Various iron dosages are also available.

ancient grains

Ancient grains have achieved strong recognition from mainstream and natural shoppers alike. Here’s what you need to know about some of the hottest grains on the market.

dry mouth lozengesNew from Hyalogic is Hyaluronic Acid Dry Mouth HylaMints. ­­­­­­­HylaMints come in a sweet mint flavor to freshen breath, and the hyaluronic acid helps add moisture in the mouth. Other ingredients—orange pectin, slippery elm, cranberry extract and xylitol—further support oral health, healthy salivation and moisture balance naturally.

Zing Domino FoodsThe Zing Baking Blend from Domino Foods, Inc. is made with a stevia and pure cane sugar blend and has only five calories per serving. The sweetener is packaged in an easy-pour canister for quick measuring. The company says it will “delight bakers with its exceptional performance, baking and browning just like sugar and with a pure sweet taste.”

Xlear Inc.’s new Lite&Sweet has the sweet taste of sugar without the calories. This natural sweetener is made from a blend of 100% pure erythritol and xylitol. Xylitol has been shown to support oral and upper respiratory health. The product contains zero grams of net carbs and only three calories per teaspoon. The company says Lite&Sweet can be used as a sugar replacement in virtually any recipe.

News from industry food companies.

Seattle, WA—Consumers of organic produce are exposed to less organophosphate pesticide (OP) than those who eat conventional produce, according to a new study out of the University of Washington. Previous studies have relied on urinary biomarkers to determine OP exposure, but this study also looked at dietary intake in its analysis.

NPA Hosts Webinar on Proper Uses of DNA Barcoding

Washington, D.C.—With all the controversy about DNA barcoding, the NPA hosted a webinar on the uses and limitations of the method.