A new system for encapsulating omega-3 comes from Robinson Pharma Inc. called ARTcaps. This enteric system provides better bioavailability in capsules, offered in three capsule weights and potencies of omega-3 fatty acids. Their use of FFA fish oil is targeted specially for consumers who have higher cholesterol and blood sugar levels. The ARTcaps use GRAS ingredients and require less energy to produce than other enteric softgels.

Nebraska Cultures Inc.’s Digestion-Plus Probiotic Blend helps support a healthy colon by replenishing healthy bacteria, improving digestion and acidifying the colon, says the company. It is made with 40% Lactobacillus acidophilus DDS-1, 30% Lactobacillus salivarius and 30% Bifidobacterium bifidum.

The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions ($18.99, 272 pp), by Celine Steen and Joni Marie Newman, offers info about substituting vegan options into any recipe. The book is broken down into sections so that readers can easily find appropriate substitutions such as those for dairy, cheese, eggs, meat, gluten and soy. Recipes include vegan chile con carne, sweet potato bars, and peanut butter and jelly pie.

Belly Fat Breakthrough ($9.99, 92 pp), by Karlene Karst, is a guide to maintaining a healthy weight and lifestyle. A checklist included in the book can determine whether you are eating properly, and if you are not, this book gives plenty of suggestions on how to modify your diet. Karst details the importance of fiber, vegetables, whole grains and protein in the diet, as well as of incorporating exercise into your life. Exercise plans are detailed.

Secret Nerve Cures ($19.95, 198 pp), by Bob Martin, is a collection of remedies for nerve-related health challenges. Ailments range from nerve pain to numbness to bells palsy to cramps to carpel tunnel and more. The book details each different type of nerve and why it is important, along with a description of the impact of each vitamin and mineral on nerve health. Martin discusses products that are harmful to the nerves, such as artificial sweeteners and pesticides, as well as giving information about medicinal and dietary cures for nerve problems.

A new movie, Microwarriors: the Power of Probiotics ($19.95), discusses the benefits of probiotics. This documentary details everything from the discovery and history of probiotics to the health benefits and different types of probiotics available to us. After watching this documentary, the viewer will have a clear knowledge of probiotics and will be able to apply this knowledge to their lives to improve their digestive and overall health.

Eat Greens ($24.95, 240 pp) is Barbara Scott-Goodman and Liz Trovato’s collection of over 120 seasonal recipes focused on green vegetables. Green vegetables are high in vitamins C and beta-carotene, and they also contain many essential minerals. Vegetable lovers can serve these meals to their families, giving them delicious dinners that are packed with nutrients. The book also contains tips on how to properly grow greens, how to buy and store them, and nutrition information.

Rejuv-A-Wafers from Sun Chlorella USA for dogs and cats offer nature’s most nutritious “superfood.” Highly bio-available chlorella is the signature ingredient in this daily supplement, but Rejuv-A-Wafers is also packed with beneficial antioxidants, vitamins C and A, plus minerals, protein, beta-carotene and fiber that will help your pet to thrive.
SRP: $29.95 (60 wafers).

Introducing a new high potency Omega-3 1,000 Fish Oil from Licata Enterprises under the Nature’s Concept and Private Label brands. The 1,000 mg softgels contain 300 mg of EPA and 200 mg of DHA for a total of 500 mg Omega-3 fatty acids. The higher potency softgel allows consumers to swallow fewer pills for the same great benefits.