Choles-Trol Control from Phyto Therapy, Inc. is a new, “advanced” formula with 800 mg of phytosterols plus several other agents that support heart health. Also part of the formula are vitamin B6 (10 mg), folate (400 mcg), vitamin B12 (100 mcg), policosanol (10 mg), odor-reduced garlic (500 mg), guggul extract (500 mg), chromium (200 mcg) and calcium (45 mg).

BondThe Top 20 Life-Changing Nutrients ($19.95, 246 pp), by Ward Bond and Peggy Nelson breaks down the most beneficial nutrients for your body and why you can’t and shouldn’t live without them. Through a detailed explanation of 20 nutrients, television host and author Ward Bond covers the essential elements needed to sustain a healthful lifestyle.

EnlightenedThe Enlightened Diet ($15.95, 214 pp), by Deborah Kesten, and Larry Scherwitz, Ph.D., proposes a tested and proven nutritional approach that not only focuses on what people eat, but with whom, where, how, why and when people eat them. There are seven personalized eating style profiles included; readers are able to examine their own diets and what is at the core of their weight gain.

Hyla CassSupplement Your Prescription ($14.95, 184 pp), by Hyla Cass, M.D., discusses the nutrient-depletion side effects of the most commonly prescribed drugs, including medication for lowering cholesterol, acid reflux and heartburn, diabetes, arthritis and antidepressants.

InstructionsOriginal Instructions: Indigenous Teachings for a Sustainable Future ($18.00, 384 pp), edited by Melissa K. Nelson, is a collection of traditional ecological knowledge and spiritual instructions by more than 20 contemporary native leaders.

shower capecoLiving Essentials now offers a biodegradable shower cap. The cap is intended for home use as well as for travel. One size usually fits most, is comfortable and secure and lasts long for multiple uses. Also available are biodegradable travel booties to keep feet germ-free when traveling through airport security.

ColdpackAirLiner by Coldpack is an inflatable, recyclable insulating liner that converts corrugated boxes into coolers. Designed to replace foam packing, AirLiner helps protect perishable products from degradation due to high temperatures and ships/stores flat while reducing the shipment’s carbon footprint.

ComaxComax Flavors now offers a stevia-masking flavor as part of its line of special effects flavors. Other enhancing/masking agents in the line include bitter blocker, acid reduction, caffeine masking and sweetness enhancers. “Special effects flavors, a Comax offering for the past several years, provide the taste and aroma sensations that consumers want,” adds the firm.

BioActives LLC now offers Cardio HB, a standardized extract of Hibiscus that promotes heart health. The product is a full-
spectrum water-soluble extract that contains anthocyanins, various bioactive flavonoids and phenolic acids. It is also pesticide and fertilizer free.
1 Dix St., Worcester, MA 01609, www.bioactives.com