Zychrome from InterHealth Nutraceuticals is a new chromium ingredient intended to help maintain healthy insulin and blood sugar levels. Zychrome is a unique form of chromium, niacin and L-cysteine called chromium dinicocysteinate. In clinical trials, the company says the ingredient decreased insulin resistance and fasting levels by 30% each in diabetics.

AHD International has created Unolex, a dry extract that is standardized at 10% containing actives and is scientifically shown in a double-blind placebo-controlled study to support joint health in athletes and senior citizens alike. During the trial, 22 participants were given 600 mg of Unolex daily. Positive results were seen after one week of use. Unolex is a dry extract of mangosteen manufactured in Europe and distributed exclusively in the United States through AHD International. AHD supplies high-quality nutritional products in raw material powders and oils.

Henry’s Sweet Miracle Honey introduces Stingers, combining raw honey with various flavorful spices. Offerings include Grumpy Grandpa Blend and Phoebe’s Fireball. The company began when 12 year old beekeeper and entrepreneur Henry Miller decided along with his parents to start selling honey from their Washington state farm. A portion of profits goes to The Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees.

Granola Planks are the latest products from Earnest Eats. The flavors, maple almond crunch, pomegranate walnut crisp and blueberry vanilla crackle are only two servings per granola plank. These bars are available in a six-count tray and offer four grams of protein along with three grams of fiber. They also contain no artificial preservatives or ingredients. The company says, “Our granola planks are filled with organic oats, nuts, whole grains, fruits and seeds.”

Farmer’s Garden by Vlasic are available in three varieties, Kosher Dill Spear, Zesty Garlic Halves and Kosher Dill Halves. Every jar is hand-packed with large US-grown cucumbers, along with carrots, peppers, garlic, herbs and spices. "Farmer’s Garden by Vlasic pickles are made with the finest, specially selected ingredients at the peak of freshness–exactly how you’d make them if you made them yourself," says the company.

Ex Drinks presents three new energy drinks that are natural alternatives to other energy drink/supplement options. The varieties are Ex Chillout (a calming drink), Ex Slim Energy (energy supplement) and Ex Pure Energy (energy supplement). They are packed with nutrients and contain no artificial sweeteners or flavors, preservatives, or high fructose corn syrup. All drinks are infused with various herbs and vitamins.

Luna and Larry’s Coconut Bliss introduces new flavors to its line of non-dairy frozen desserts: Ginger Cookie Caramel, Chocolate Walnut Brownie, Mocha Maca Crunch and Lunaberry Swirl. The nutrient rich coconut milk in each certified organic product is a healthy and tasty alternative to dairy or soy, according to the company.

Orgain is an organic ready-to-drink meal replacement that comes in Sweet Vanilla Bean and Creamy Chocolate Fudge. It offers 16 grams of protein, complex carbohydrates, fiber, and a synergistic immune and vitamin blend. It has the equivalent of 10 servings of fruits and vegetables and an ORAC value of 16,000.

Green Formula 1, Sugar Fighter from GreenSilk, LLC offers a natural alternative for fighting high blood sugar in type II diabetics, as well as benefitting related conditions like high cholesterol and artery deficiencies, according to the company. The Kosher Certified formulation utilizes an extract of the mulberry leaf, combined with other natural herbs, to help lower blood glucose levels. Mulberry leaf extract also contains antioxidants, protein, iron, calcium, vitamin A, C and the B family of vitamins.