Spotlight on Products 2013

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WholeFoods Magazine Staff
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Barlean’s

Original USDA Certified Organic Greens is packed with phytonutrients, antioxidants, pre- and probiotics, trace minerals and more. It’s nutrient-dense; no low-cost fillers here! Superfruit and Chocolate flavored Greens have the antioxidant power of 5+ servings of fruits and vegetables with 50+ superfoods and nutrients. They taste as good as any fruit punch drink and chocolate milk mix, but with zero sugar, earning it the American Masters of Taste award. The company is now offering up to 40% off all Barlean’s Greens. Contact your Barlean’s representative for promo details.
3660 Slater Rd., Ferndale, WA 98248, www.barleans.com

 

Bluebonnet Nutrition Corp.

Bluebonnet Nutrition is one of the few vitamin companies that manufactures its own natural dietary supplements using the best ingredients the earth has to offer, while packaging them in recyclable amber glass bottles to best protect and preserve the nutrients and the environment. The company offers a complete line of natural vitamins, minerals, multiples, amino acids, proteins, standardized herbal extracts and specialty supplements, such as antioxidants, glucosamine, omega fatty acids, fiber/digestive aids including enzymes and probiotics, and food supplements, as well as specialty formulas.
12915 Dairy Ashford, Sugar Land, TX 77478, www.bluebonnetnutriton.com

 

Bragg Live Food Products

Bragg Live Food Products has recently unveiled two new products: Braggberry Organic Dressing & Marinade and Hawaiian Organic Dressing & Marinade. These include several all-natural, fully organic superfruits which are not just healthy, combining organic fruits that are high in antioxidants with other all-natural ingredients, but delicious, too. The dressing incorporates many of the industry’s emerging trends using real organic tropical fruits such as Nonifruit, Pineapple, Mango, Passionfruit and Ginger. No sugar is added; the sweetness comes from the organic Stevia extract.
Box 7, Santa Barbara, CA 93102, www.bragg.com

 

derma e

Instantly diminish the look of imperfections while turning back the clock on aging skin with new Evenly Radiant BB Crème with SPF 25 from award-winning derma e. This super-natural one-step wonder, available in light and medium tints, provides light-weight color-correcting coverage that conceals flaws while evening tone and brightening skin. Additionally, this multifunctional mineral beauty balm provides all-day hydration while antioxidants and peptides help reduce and prevent the visible signs of aging for healthy, brighter, beautiful skin.
4485 Runway St., Simi Valley, CA 93063, www.dermae.com

 

Doctor’s Best

Best PQQ features and supplies pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ), a polyphenol that is an exceptionally potent antioxidant and cell regulator. PQQ is found in common foods and human milk, and is a growth factor for the mitochondria that generate over 90% of our life energy. PQQ promotes mitochondrial survival, proliferation and function. Doctor’s Best is pleased to provide the most bioactive PQQ at full clinical potency. Doctor’s Best: Science Based Nutrition!
197 Avenida La Pata, Ste. A, San Clemente, CA 92673, www.drbvitamins.com

 

Eden Foods

Eden Foods is a 45-year-old, independent, principled natural food manufacturer offering more than 300 authentic, organic, traditional and pure foods. All foods are superb pantry fare. Information and more than 1,100 free recipes are available at www.edenfoods.com. The company asks retailers, institutions and co-ops to please visit its Web site at www.access.edenfoods.com.
701 Tecumseh Rd., Clinton, MI 49236, www.edenfoods.com

 

Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO)
 
GFCO is the first program established to provide customers and manufacturers confidence in knowing that products labeled with the GFCO certification mark meet strict standards for gluten-free foods. Its certification logo helps validate a company’s products and eases customers’ minds from constant checking of food labels. Primary GFCO responsibilities include monitoring food companies’ gluten-free products to ensure safety for gluten intolerant consumers, recognizing and supporting food manufacturers that provide safe, gluten-free products and educating/training the food industry on gluten-free issues.
31214 - 124 Ave. SE, Auburn, WA 98092-3667, www.gfco.org

 
Horphag Research USA Inc.
 

Pycnogenol (pic-noj-en-all), a proprietary and patented antioxidant extract from the bark of the French maritime pine tree, is one of the most potent antioxidant substances known, encompassing a network of 40+ antioxidant bioflavonoids. Pycnogenol is believed to counteract the dangers of free radicals and has proven benefits for heart, cardiovascular and men’s and women’s health, inflammation, skin care and sports nutrition among others. Pycnogenol was recently found to help reduce metabolic syndrome risk factors, including obesity and high blood pressure.
 
5 Marine View Plaza, Ste. 403, Hoboken, NJ 07030-5722, www.pycnogenol.com

Jarrow Formulas

Senior Jarro-Dophilus is formulated with clinically documented strains and containing a high percentage of Bifidobacteria that are important to help compensate for the age-related decline in number and diversity of beneficial gut flora. There are 20 billion probiotic organisms and five separate strains, including 2 Bifidobacteria (greater than 2/3 counts in Bifido strains) in every acid resistant, vegetarian capsule.
1824 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035, www.jarrow.com 

 

Lonza Inc.

Lonza offers ResistAid, a proprietary natural immune-support ingredient made from larch trees, which consists of the soluble polysaccharide arabinogalactan and bioactive polyphenolic flavonoids, and thus has antioxidant capacity. ResistAid delivers triple-action immune benefits year round by supporting both the innate and adaptive immune responses as well as gastrointestinal health. The certified kosher and self-affirmed GRAS ingredient is easy to incorporate into dietary supplements and functional foods in standalone form or with other products to increase functionality.
90 Boroline Rd., Allendale, NJ 07401, www.lonzanutrition.com, www.resistaid.com

 

Mushroom Wisdom

Today’s active, mature man doesn’t want to be sidelined by the annoyances of an enlarged prostate. Prost-Mate, a popular well-researched prostate-support formula, nourishes prostate health with saw palmetto, lycopene, green tea extract, pumpkin seed powder and Maitake D-Fraction, all of which have been shown in numerous studies to specifically target prostate and immune system health.* Help your customers celebrate the dads in their lives this Father’s Day! Buy 1, Get 1 Free during June with code WFM613!
1 Madison St., Bldg. F6, E. Rutherford, NJ 07073, www.mushroomwisdom.com

 

North American Herb & Spice

North American Herb & Spice provides the ultimate source for whole food supplements to individuals seeking optimal health and wellness. The company is dedicated to and passionate about supplying the best food nature has to offer while using ecological, fair trade and sustainable methods. North American Herb & Spice sources wild-crafted and organic herbs, spices and fruits because research has shown wild-crafted and organic plants are nutritionally superior to farm-raised, conventional foods. The company has the most extensive line of wild chaga products, West African red palm products and oregano products available.
P.O. Box 4885, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, www.oreganol.com

 

NOW Foods

NOW Extra Strength Thermo Green Tea offers a convenient way to obtain the active constituents of green tea in a concentrated form. With 350 mg of EGCg (Epigallocatechin Gallate), this powerful extract combines the natural free-radical quenching power of Green Tea with its ability to support cellular thermogenesis and promote proper fat utilization. Extra Strength Thermo Green Tea represents a healthy way to assist in achieving optimal energy expenditure, as part of a balanced diet and exercise program.*
SRP: 24.99 
244 Knollwood Dr., Ste. 300, Bloomingdale, IL 60108, www.nowfoods.com

 

Nutiva

Nutiva Certified Organic Red Palm Oil is a nutrient-dense culinary oil. Its color reveals antioxidant vitamins A and E, in the forms of beta-carotene and rare tocotrienols and tocopherols of the vitamin E family. Grown in Ecuador on small organic family farms, Nutiva’s Red Palm Oil is habitat-friendly, cultivated in harmony with nature. No rainforests or orangutan habitats are harmed. Unlike other palm oils, ours has a mild carrot-like flavor that’s rich and buttery; ideal for soups, sauces and sautéing.
213 W. Cutting Blvd., Richmond, CA 94804, www.nutiva.com

 

P.L. Thomas & Co., Inc.

Using a proprietary, rapid, energy-efficient drying method, PowderPure powders have all the nutrients, flavors, colors and aromas of the original fruits and vegetables from which they are derived. PowderPure powders are derived from fruits and vegetables harvested at the peak of nutrition and are free from harmful chemicals, herbicides, pesticides and fungicides. All fruits and vegetables are available in PowderPure powder form. PowderPure powders will be used in food and beverage samples at the IFT P.L. Thomas booth #924.
119 Headquarters Plaza, Morristown, NJ 07960, www.plthomas.com

 

Proprietary Nutritionals Inc. (PNI)

Several clinical studies have shown that Cran-Max Cranberry Concentrate is effective for the treatment and prevention of urinary tract infections (UTIs). It is the first dosage-confirmed (500 mg) cranberry ingredient, delivering relief with just one capsule per day. Cran-Max is different from other products because it is made with a proprietary process that utilizes all the vital parts of the cranberry: skin, seeds, pulp, juice and fiber. Cran-Max does not contain any solvents, preservatives, sugars, water, flavorings or color.
265 Harrison Ave., Kearny, NJ 07032, www.pnibrands.com

 

RidgeCrest Herbals

The adrenal glands play an important role in helping bodies cope with daily stress and provide natural energy needed to support personal lifestyles. Adrenal Fatigue Fighter is an all-natural herbal and nutritional supplement designed to support adrenal function and natural energy. Ingredients in Adrenal Fatigue Fighter have been shown to: enhance energy and alleviate fatigue, restore and sustain energy levels, promote mental clarity and concentration, and decrease cortisol levels by up to 24%.
3683 W. 2270 South, Ste. A, Salt Lake City, UT 84120-2306, www.rcherbals.com

 

RightWay Nutrition

Garcinia Cambogia is a pumpkin-shaped fruit. Its active ingredient, hydroxycitric acid, is derived from the rind and has been clinically studied and shown to aid with weight loss. Hydroxycitric acid helps with weight loss in two ways. First, it increases serotonin levels, thus suppressing appetite. Second, it blocks fat by inhibiting citrate lyase, an enzyme the body needs to produce fat from carbohydrates. Clinically studied, Garcinia Cambogia is an all-natural way to help consumers reach their healthy target weight.
14513 S. Center Point Way, Ste. 100, Bluffdale, UT 84065, www.buygarciniaextract.com

 

Sabinsa Corporation

Curcumin C3 Reduct, Sabinsa’s newly patented and clinically safe 95% tetrahydrocurcuminoids, is the result of recent research into curcuminoid metabolites that has unraveled the role of tetrahydrocurcuminoids as not only the major curcuminoids metabolite, but also pharmacologically superior to curcuminoids themselves. As a cascading antioxidant, in comparison to a standalone antioxidant, Curcumin C3 Reduct will act as an antioxidant for a longer time and show cumulatively stronger activity.
20 Lake Dr., East Windsor, NJ 08520, www.sabinsa.com

 

Soft Gel Technologies, Inc.

Injuv is a clinically proven, easily absorbed, low molecular-weight hyaluronic acid complex in a softgel. It is manufactured through a patented enzyme-cleaving technique that dramatically reduces the molecular weight of hyaluronic acid without altering its chemical nature. Hyaluronic acid is the ultimate internal moisturizer; acting as a sponge to hold onto water, keeping skin fresh and youthful looking. As demonstrated in human and animal research, Injuv significantly increases the moisture content of the skin and aids wound healing.
6982 Bandini Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90040, www.soft-gel.com

 

Solgar

At last: digestive peace! Solgar Comfort Zone Digestive Complex helps you “feel better” about the foods you eat, and worry less about the foods you enjoy.* Because Comfort Zone contains a broad spectrum of high-activity enzymes, it helps you break down a wide range of foods, even those that may be hard to digest.* Just one capsule with every meal can make a real difference in consumers’ relationships with food.*
500 Willow Tree Rd., Leonia, NJ 07605, www.solgar.com

 

Specialty Food Association

The Specialty Food Association presents the Summer Fancy Food Show! North America’s largest specialty food and beverage event will be held in New York City from June 30 to July 2, 2013. Discover 180,000 products, including confections, cheese, coffee, snacks, spices, ethnic, natural, organic and more. Connect with 2,400 exhibitors from 80 countries and regions.
136 Madison Ave., 12th Fl., New York, NY 10016, www.fancyfoodshows.com

 

Sun Chlorella USA

Sun Chlorella USA introduces Well Well Wow!, a ready-to-drink supplement great for immune support. Made with eleuthero root, chlorella extract and a touch of organic agave for a delicious and restorative (3.38 oz.) shot. Well Well Wow! provides over 7 mg of eleutheroside support that can improve mental and physical activity and help reduce the stress of the day. For more information, please visit www.sunchlorellausa.com/wholesale.
3305 Kashiwa St., Torrance, CA 90505, www.sunchlorellausa.com

 

Trace Minerals Research (TMR)

Liquid Magnesium from TMR is a great-tasting, naturally flavored dietary supplement that provides 300 mg of a special blend of magnesium citrate and magnesium chloride to help maintain healthy levels of magnesium in the body.* Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body, participating in over 300 biochemical reactions. It fuels digestive enzymes and plays a key role in nerve conduction, ATP production, muscle contraction, bone and tooth formation, and heart and circulatory health.*
1996 W. 3300 S., Ogden, UT 84401, www.traceminerals.com

 

Wakunaga of America Co., Ltd.

Kyolic Aged Garlic Extract, Red Yeast Rice plus CoQ10 combines three powerful ingredients: Organically grown Red Yeast Rice, odorless Aged Garlic Extract from organic raw garlic and CoQ10 create a synergistic effect to enhance the body’s natural ability to maintain healthy cholesterol levels and support overall heart health. Kyolic is one of the world’s most researched, best-selling, organic and odorless Aged Garlic Extracts. Kyolic is 50 times richer than raw garlic in active beneficial compounds and is also safe, effective and standardized so shoppers can take it everyday.
23501 Madero, Mission Viejo, CA 92691, www.kyolic.com
 

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine, June 2013