cruncholaFreedom Foods introduced a variety of new allergen-free oat bars that are free from gluten, peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, egg, soy and sesame. The bars also include a natural grain-based prebiotic to support digestive health with higher dietary fiber, lower sugar and less sodium. Flavors include Oats & Seeds, Apple Chia Crunchola and Apricot Chia Crunchola.

hillHill Pharma Inc. recently launched Hempeatein Pro with ac-11 for the sports nutrition market. The ingredient is said to support healthy energy, muscle recovery and muscle building. Says the company, “The product is also uniquely designed to help athletes and other active people naturally increase lean muscle mass with a GMO free, organic, plant-based protein product.”

Ganeden and Sensus America have teamed up to create Frutalose PrO, a liquid prebiotic, chicory root fiber syrup blended with the probiotic, ganedenBC30. The ingredient combo is low sugar, low calorie and offers health benefits to consumers in areas like protein utilization and digestive health.

PLT Health Solutions, Inc. now offers OXySTORM Standardized Nitrate, a nitrate concentrate powder derived from red spinach. The non-GMO powder is 100% water-soluble, sugar-free and has a neutral pH, so it can be easily added to nutrition products such as bars, powders, chewables, energy drinks and supplements. Nitrate is said to help with vascular and muscle function through nitrate oxide production during athletic activity.

MiraBurst is expanding its line to include MiraBurst easy-melt tablets.These tablets are sourced from MiraBurst berries, which have a taste-modifying effect, caused by the glycoprotein miraculin, making sour and acidic foods taste sweet. According to MiraBurst, the tablets can help mask the metallic taste associated with chemotherapy.

New from Nordic Naturals is a highly concentrated EPA+ DHA fish oil in a 90% triglyceride form. The omega-3 oil will be available in four products: Ultimate Omega 2X, which contains 2,000 mg of EPA+DHA per serving; Omega ONE, a once-daily soft gel; Postnatal Omega-3, an EPA+DHA blend with vitamin D3; and Ultimate Omega Mini, which contains 75% more omega-3s.

The NOW Foods’ NOW Pets is a line of pet supplements for dogs and cats that are certified by the National Animal Supplement Council (NASC). The line currently includes Pet Joint Support, Pet Omega-3 Support, Pet Pure Lysine Powder and Pet Weight Management Support, with several additional launches planned.

Jarrow Formulas, Inc. has launched PS-PA Synergy, a non-GMO dietary supplement targeting brain health and stress management. The supplement is based on Lipogen PSPA, a proprietary PhosphatidylSerine (PS) + Phosphatidic Acid (PA) complex, which is said to reduce the production of cortisol, a stress hormone, under psychologically demanding conditions.

SuperNutrition has revamped its PreNatal Blend multivitamin with the addition of NattoPharma’s MenaQ7 vitamin K2. Vitamin K2 (MK-7) is said to support heart and bone health as well as the craniofacial and skeletal development of the fetus. Other major ingredients include vitamin A, folic acid, vitamin D3, calcium, magnesium and organic papaya.