Alapure carries skin care products made from Marula oil, which is extracted from the Marula fruit found in southern Africa. Marula oil contains a high concentration of oleic (omega-9) acid and smaller amounts of linoleic (omega-6) acid, palmitic (omega-3) acid and stearic (omega-3) acid. It is said to improve skin hydration.

Key West Aloe added a triple-action cleanser to its facial care line. The Gentle Aloe Facial Cleanser cleanses, tones and removes makeup without drying the skin or burning the eyes. The cleanser also preserves elasticity, rebalances moisture levels and has a refreshing citrus scent. It is intended for all skin types.

Athletic Wear Detergent from Rockin’ Green provides a natural option for cleaning active wear and sports uniforms. This detergent is made from tea tree oil and clean-rinsing surfactants in a special formulation to eliminate odor and remove tough stains like dirt and grass. These ingredients are biodegradable, with no phosphates, bleach, optical brighteners or fabric softeners. 

Aunt Fannie’s FlyPunch! is an all-natural, non-toxic, quick acting fruit fly pesticide that can be used at home or at restaurants to maintain a clean environment and reduce food waste as a result of fruit flies.

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Sonia Faruqi’s Project Animal Farm: An Accidental Journey into the Secret World of Farming and the Truth about Our Food ($27.95, 390 pp) takes readers inside the world of international farming to expose the reality of the food industry in a new way.

What to Eat When You’re Pregnant: A Week-By Week Guide to Support Your Health and Your Baby’s Development ($16.99, 230 pp) by Nicole M. Avena, Ph.D., contains over 50 recipes to help expecting moms meet their baby’s nutritional needs in the womb.

krill oilKeep up to date on the ocean’s best source of omega-3s with The Thrill of Krill: What You Should Know About Krill Oil ($15.95, 162 pp) by Dennis Goodman, M.D.

From research duo Jayson Calton, Ph.D., and Mira Calton, C.N., comes The Micronutrient Miracle: The 28-Day Plan to Lose Weight, Increase Your Energy, and Reverse Disease ($26.99, 360 pp) detailing the science behind the Micronutrient Miracle diet, a 28-day plan focused on restoring essential vitamins and minerals that when replenished, can enhance overall health and reverse disease.