natural deodorantSydell Cosmetics has released a line of natural deodorants and personal care products. These products include: Pampered Pits Women’s Natural Deodorant in various scents; “That Anti- Smelly Stuff” Men’s Natural Deodorant; Shea On You!; Men’s “That Anti- Ashy Stuff” in various scents; Double-Duty Crème; Vibrant Visage; and Three Kings’ Body Scrub.

liquid castile soapsDr. Jacobs has released the new Dr. Jacobs Naturals line of bar and liquid castile soaps, made exclusively from olive oil and plant-based ingredients. Gentle enough for sensitive skin, these versatile soaps can also be used as a cleaner, detergent or for shaving. They are also suitable for children and pets. Some options from the line include Eucalyptus, Lavender, Sweet Tea Tree, and Citrus. 6.5-oz. and 32-oz.

natural mouse repellentVar-Mint Natural Mouse Repellent is a long-lasting, non-toxic and easy-to-use product that is scientifically proven to repel mice. Available in a 15-box counter display, each box of Var-Mint contains four peel-and-place packets. Var-Mint may be used anywhere that mice may be a problem. Its fresh mint fragrance drives mice away for a minimum of 30 days.

Double-Insulated FlasksHydro Flask has launched several new widemouth flasks. The 12-oz flask is designed to fit under most coffee brewing systems. Sixteen- and 20-oz sizes are also available. All stainless-steel flasks are TempShield protected and keep hot beverages hot for up to six hours, and cold drinks cold for 24 hours.

steazSteaz iced green tea from Healthy Beverage Co. now comes in several new flavors. Grapefruit Honey and Blueberry Pomegranate are lightly sweetened with organic, fair trade cane sugar from Paraguay. Goji Blackberry has zero calories and is sweetened with stevia. Dragon Fruit is good for those who prefer unsweetened iced tea.

blossom waterBlossom Water infuses pure filtered water with natural fruit and flower essences and just the right amount of sweetness. Says the company, “The result is bold and thirst quenching, yet delicately nuanced; it is refreshment that is both delicious and better for the body.” Each bottle has 45 calories. Flavors include Lemon Rose, Plum Jasmine, Grapefruit Lilac and Pomegranate Geranium.

Smart Fat: Eat More Fat. Lose More Weight. Get Healthy Now (336 pgs), by Steven, M.D. Masley and Jonny Bowden, Ph.D.. is a guide for helping people better understand dietary fats and how eating "smart fat" can support healthy weignt management. The pair believe banning fat from the diet is unhealthy, and feel it's better to consider "smart" and "dumb" fat.
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The Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and HealthThe Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Health ($26.95, 309 pp) by geologist David R. Montgomery and biologist Anne Biklé derails the once villainous reputation of bacteria, viruses, and fungi through groundbreaking research, as well as their own personal testaments.

Don’t Let Your Doctor Kill YouDon’t Let Your Doctor Kill You: How to Beat Physician Arrogance, Corporate Greed and a Broken System ($26.00, 247 pp) by Erika Schwartz, M.D., and Melissa Jo Peltier guides patients on how to manage their own health through self-empowerment and awareness with a step-by-step approach detailed in each chapter. Dr.