Clean Food A Seasonal Guide to Eating Close to the Source ($30.00, 355 pp), by Terry Walters, cookbook author and clean food advocate, is a revised cookbook containing new “clean” recipes with gluten-free varieties. She focuses on using foods such as whole grains, vegetables, legumes, soy, nuts, seeds and fruits, and avoids foods that are processed and stripped of their natural nutrition. Walters also guides readers as to which items are available each season, and the basic techniques needed to prepare these foods deliciously.

 

New from New England Naturals is a new line of deliciouis all-natural granola clusters. These “grab & go” snacks are non-GMO, kosher, trans-fat free, cholesterol free and low in saturated fats. The clusters come in three flavors (Chocolate Toasted Coconut, Peanut Butter Cookie and Cranberry Almond Crispy) and are packaged individually in 2-oz bags.

Ganeden Biotech distributes a patented probiotic-derived cosmeceutical ingredient called Bonicel. The ingredient is said to improve skin hydration, elasticity, under-eye puffiness and decrease fine lines and wrinkles.

Ilhwa North America Inc. now offers GinST 15, a high-absorption ginseng extract that incorporates a high-yield enzyme fermented process. This technology delivers “higher efficacy, consistent absorption, improved taste profile, plus a lower cost per use,” says the company. This ginseng extract is said to be 15 times more absorbable in the bloodstream than other similar ingredients. It takes just three to four hours to reach maximum absorption. This ingredient won the Best Botanical 2012 award at the 2012 Engredea tradeshow.

New from Ingredion is Novation Indulge 3340. This clean-label texture system is designed for foods and beverages such as yogurt and dairy desserts and is resistant to high temperature, high shear and low pH. The system may help manufacturers reduce a product’s calories and fat.


Carlson Laboratories
introduces Carlson for Teens Multi, an easy-to-swallow tablet that provides balanced amounts of important nutrients that teenagers need. The product is made without iron and is said to make it easy for teens to transition from a children’s product to an adult formula. 

Internal Harmony for Women Sleep Aid from DreamBrands is a complete rest formula. The supplement combines GABA, melatonin and other natural botanicals, vitamins and minerals to support healthy sleep. Red clover, black cohosh and dong quai make this formula unique to a woman’s needs.

Nordic Naturals Algae Omega contains a plant-based source of omega-3 with a unique blend of EPA and DHA. Algae Omega is made from a microalgae that offers a significant source of EPA to support normal vision, heart health, positive mood, immunity and healthy anti-inflammatory responses.

AdaptoStress3 Energy from Reserveage Organics is a stress-relief supplement that also delivers energy without caffeine. AdaptoStress3 contains rhodiola, ashwagandha and schisandra, which may improve concentration and memory while reducing mental fatigue, promoting healthy balance and helping the body adapt to stress.