Ex Aqua Vitamins are the latest drinks to debut from Ex Drinks, LLC. The beverages are enhanced waters, which come in peach mango, lemon lime and raspberry and are a blend of fruit extracts and water. Each serving of this beverage is a rich source of vitamins B3, B5, B6, B7, B12 and E; they also contain no preservatives, high fructose corn syrup, sweeteners and artificial flavors.

Tea

The Republic of Tea is introducing a new line of 68 full-leaf loose tea varieties. This type of tea offers a more intense tea flavor, says the company. Some of the new flavors being offered include Coconut Pu-Erh, Keemum 1110, and Milk Oolong.

NutriScience Innovations, LLC now offers Phosphatidyl Choline 40% Powder, derived from soy lecithin. This nutrient supports brain function, heart health, liver health and more. Says the company, “It is oil soluble and dispersible in water, making it suitable for a variety of dietary supplement and functional food applications.” 

Vegetarian DRcaps capsules from Capsugel. DRcaps are made from hydroxypropl methylcellulose (HPMC), and dissolve slower than traditional HPMC capsules. Capsules safeguard ingredients from dissolving immediately in stomach acid; contents are protected for at least 30 minutes in a gastric pH of 1.2 and release in a pH of 6.8. The product is said to decrease the aftertaste of ingredients.

FutureCeuticals has launched elemin, plant-derived minerals that are said to be highly digestible and bioavailable. Elemin is cold-water extracted from senonian vegetate and is Non-GMO, comes in a powdered form, which pairs well with a bevy of beverage, functional food and supplement applications. Elemin also has been certified Kosher by the Orthodox Union.

 

Bluebonnet Nutrition is proud to release its line of antioxidant, Astaxanthin 4 mg Vegetarian Softgels. The softgels are said to provide the clinically studied Hawaiian Bio-Astin. Bio-Astin is a natural vegetable-based astaxanthin that contains a complex of other important carotenoids like beta-carotene, canthaxanthin and lutein from sustainably-sourced, non-GMO marine algae (Haematococcus pluvialis). According to the company, the capsules are easy-to-swallow.

 

Nordic Naturals presents Kenai Wild Alaskan Salmon Oil. It delivers pure, fresh omega-3s and is purified to remove any heavy metals. Each serving has 500 mg of EPA and DHA. The supplement supports heart, brain and mood health. Plus, there is no fishy taste or bad aftertaste. This Kenai Wild Alaskan Salmon Oil is available in citrus-flavored soft gels and liquid.

 

 

Barlean’s introduces Olive Leaf Throat Spray, designed to soothe with a super-antioxidant solution that promotes a healthy immune system and seasonal wellness. Adults can spray it into the throat three to five times every half hour, and children two to three times every half hour. The formula also supports heart and joint health.

Jarrow Formulas expands its offerings with Optimal Plant Proteins. The proteins consist of five sources of protein-rich powders, providing a plant-based amino acid profile, along with natural fibers, says the company. The firm suggests adding two scoops of powder to eight ounces of water or a beverage of choice, or using Optimal Plant Proteins in a smoothie. The product also is gluten-free and contains no sugar, dairy, wheat or soybeans.
SRP: $21.95 for 19-ounce (1.2 lb) container.