Carlson Laboratories has released Carlson Nutra-Support Stress, said to lower stress by supporting nervous system and brain health. It contains eight B vitamins that aid in regulating metabolic functions, and serve as needed micronutrients in times of stress. It also has vitamin C to serve as an antioxidant.

Natrol, Inc. made several new additions to its line, including Tart Cherry with Melatonin, Sleep & Repair, Melatonin 10 mg Fast Dissolve, Advanced 5-HTP Stress Support Fast Dissolve, Biotin 10,000 mcg Fast Dissolve, Collagen Skin & Joint Complex, Bromelain 250 mg, Coconut Oil 1000 mg Softgels and Laci Le Beau Cleanse NOW.

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act (DASCA), an act designed to give the DEA added authority to act when designer anabolic steroids are mismarketed as dietary supplements.

Philadelphia, PA—A new study published in Hepatology shows a heavy increase in liver injury from dietary and herbal supplements, going from 7% to 20% over a 10-year period.

New York, NY— Nutritional supplement maker Twinlab Corporation has been acquired by Twinlab Consolidation Corporation (TCC) a strategic employee-owned company.

Austin, TX—Recent statistics published in HerbalGram show that herbal dietary supplement sales in 2013 rose by 7.9% in the mainstream retail markets in the United States, reaching a total figure of approximately six billion dollars for the first time ever.

New from Solgar Vitamin and Herb are Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) 1000 IU Chewable Tablets in Natural Strawberry Banana Swirl Flavor. These tablets support adults’ and children’s (ages two and up) immune, bone, teeth and neuromuscular health.

Healthy Origins introduced a 150 mg Pycnogenol (French maritime pine bark extract) supplement in 30, 60 and 120 veggie capsule bottles. The extract offers a combination of procyanidins, bioflavonoids and organic acids.

Realfood Organics from Country Life Vitamins offer two to four servings of fruits and vegetables per serving. Supplements are made from 40 USDA-certified organic fermented whole foods including fruits, vegetables, greens, sprouts and legumes. The line includes Women’s, Men’s, Prenatal, Ultimate and Your 1 Daily Nutrition.