Nebraska Cultures Inc. now offers The Healthy-Defense Probiotic Blend, which is intented to help fight yeast, fungal and viral infections. This blend is made with 50% Lactobacillus acidophilus DDS-1, 25% Bifidobacterium bifidum and 25% Enterococcus faecium.

Lallemand Health Ingredients now offers Lalmin Immune, a yeast-based immunity ingredient for food supplement applications. According to the company, the ingredient was “formulated to protect the body, thanks to the complementary immune and antioxidative properties of its components, while retaining yeast natural nutritive qualities.”

New from BI Nutraceuticals is baobab fruit powder, which offers high levels of vitamin C, calcium, potassium, magnesium and zinc. Baobab is said to help support the immune system, promote healthy bones and teeth and maintain cardiovascular health including normal blood pressure levels.

Danisco has launched PinVita, a new brand of sterols extracted from a sustainable pine source. Says the company, “PinVita phytosterols are a pure and effective way to keep the heart and arteries in shape by lowering the level of unfavourable LDL cholesterol in your blood by reducing cholesterol absorption.”

Frutarom USA has launched uniK2, vitamin K2 MK-7 for food supplements and functional foods. Studies suggest that the product supports bone and heart health. The ingredient helps activate osteocalcin and produces the optimal binding of calcium in bones. And, heart health may be promoted because the product is said to prevent calcium from being deposited on arterial walls. Says the firm, “UniK2 is a remarkable form of vitamin K2.”

Hyland’s, Inc.’s new Hyland’s Baby Cough Syrup (for infants six months and older) is a 100% natural, homeopathic formula for relieving coughs without drowsy or stimulant side effects. The pleasant-tasting liquid comes with a dosing syringe. Active ingredients include Bryonia 6x, Causticum 6x, Drosera Rotundifolia 6x, Ipecacuanha 6x, Phosphorus 6x, Rumex Crispus 6x and Spongia Tosta 6x.
SRP: $9.99.

EuroPharma USA’s product line has expanded with Curamin PM. The product contains a proprietary mix of BCM-95 curamin, Bos Pure boswellia and DLPA (d,l-phenylalanine); it also contains P-5-P (pyridoxal-5-phosphate), which is a form of vitamin B6 and melatonin, for sleep support.

Unflavored Organic Whey Protein has been released by Jarrow Formulas. This 100% natural protein concentrate of whey was not treated with rBST (growth hormone). The product contains no artificial sweeteners, colors or flavors; it also is certified organic by USDA and CCOF. Being low in carbohydrates, lactose and fat is another product feature.
SRP: $34.95.

Beautiful Legs from Reserveage Organics combines the flavonoid Diosmin with nutrients like grapeseed extract, butcher’s broom, horse chestnut and resveratrol to support healthy legs. The product is intended to diminish spider and varicose veins, support healthy circulation, and help reduce discomfort caused by standing and overexertion.