Sun Chlorella has introduced Infuse Your Mood Tea, a natural stress reliever and mood booster. The tea is natural, caffeine free, and is made of 100% eleuthero (Eleutherococcus senticosus), an adaptogenic herb. Says the company, “It adapts to current stress levels, and helps counter the damaging effects of stress on your body.”

Now available from NextFoods are two new flavors of probiotic juice drinks in a family-friendly quart size. Pink Grapefruit and Tropical Orange are the newest additions to the line of juices said to promote digestive health with 20 billion live and active Lp299v cultures.


Ezekiel 4:9 Flax Sprouted Whole Grain Bread from Food for Life is rolled in organic flax seeds to offer omega-3 and -6. The bread combines wheat, barley, millet, lentils, soybeans and spelt that parallels the protein found in milk and eggs. The flourless bread offers 18 amino acids and is diabetic friendly.

Sophie’s Kitchen has two new products available in its vegan seafood line: Vegan Crabcakes and Breaded Vegan Scallops. Both products are gluten free, soy free and perfect for vegans, vegetarians, anyone allergic to seafood or those looking to add more vegetables to their diets. The products combine seaweed with Konjac, a traditional Asian superfood that is low in calories and high in fiber.

Moms looking for a little help with lactation have a new option; milkmakers’ Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies are baked with ingredients said to help boost milk production in breastfeeding women. These include oats, brewer’s yeast and flax seed, all used in traditional methods of increasing milk production, and semi-sweet chocolate added for a little sweetness. Recommended serving size is one or two cookies per day.

Saskatoon, SK, Canada—A Canadian study found little link between beverage drinking habits and cases of overweight and obesity in children. Using data from a national health survey, the researchers analyzed over 10,000 Canadian children aged 2–18.

News from industry food companies.

Yonkers, NY—Since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced in April that it would seek to restrict the use of antibiotics in agricultural production, there has been more movement on this controversial front. Critics claim that overuse of antibiotics in livestock feed, done to promote animal growth and prevent disease, can create drug-resistant strains of diseases, making antibiotics less effective for humans.

The debate goes back and forth, but chalk one up for the “organic is better for you” side. A study conducted at the University of Barcelona (UB) found that tomatoes grown under organic conditions contained higher levels of healthful phenolic compounds than conventional tomatoes.

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