An expanded lineup of pork products is being introduced by Farmland for its Premium Farms line of All Natural Fresh Pork. Premium Farms contains no added hormones or artificial ingredients. The new products include: Boneless Top Round Roast, Boneless Loin, Frenched Rack of Pork, Boneless Sliced Loin, Tenderloin and Picnic Short Shank.

Maypro Industries will distribute Sustained Release MicroActive Curcumin. This bioavailable curcumin formulation solubilizes curcuminoids, “thereby greatly reducing particle size,” says the company. The encapsulated micronized particles are released in the stomach and small intestine.

LOWAT from InterHealth is a patent-pending, fat-targeting, weight-management ingredient derived from Piper betle and Dolichos biflorus. A recent 50-person, eight-week trial found that LOWAT “significantly reduced body weight more than twice as effectively as placebo,” said a researcher.

Enzymotec USA has launched Krill Oil+, a high-potency, pure krill oil. This oil has an increased omega content of 19%.

Bluebonnet Nutrition Corp. now offers 100% natural dualaction protein powders. The supplement combines whey protein isolate, micellar casein and calcium caseinate, which offer amino acid support, purity and protection, says the firm. Varieties include: French Vanilla, Natural Original, Strawberry and Chocolate Flavors (all available in 1-lb and 2-lb canisters, and single-serving packets). And, all flavors excluding Natural Original flavor are sweetened with stevia.

EaseFemin from NaturaNectar is a women’s supplement that naturally reduces menopause and perimenopause symptoms. The company says this product is the first natural menopause supplement that contains premium Brazilian red bee propolis (IsoFactor). This polyphenol- and flavonoidrich ingredient is said to offer relief from hot flashes, night sweats and irritability. Other ingredients include soy aglycone isoflavones, an herbal blend, calcium and vitamin D3.

Continental Vitamin Company has just added Superior Source MicroLingual Slumber Helper to its list of product offerings. This natural herbal formula is said to support relaxation and sleep and contains no melatonin. The tablets eliminate hard-to-swallow pills, sprays or liquids, and dissolve in about fifteen seconds or less, thus promoting absorption.

Solgar introduces CRAN FLORA with Probiotics Plus Ester-C Vegetable Capsules. This formula delivers a blend of concentrated cranberry powder, L. acidophilus and Ester-C to help support urinary, intestinal and immune health, the company says. According to Solgar, “CRAN FLORA provides the equivalent of 40,000 mg (40 g) of fresh cranberries without the calories of juice!”

Silicium G7 Aloe from Silicium Laboratories combines aloe vera and organic silica to help remove toxins, cleanse the liver and benefit digestive health. Says the company, aloe vera is high in choline, which benefits liver health; silicon also supports liver health while helping to protect against heavy metals and pollutants.