ReserveAge Organics now offers Prostate Advantage. This supplement combines saw palmetto (320 mg), pumpkin seed oil (96 mg) and 400 mg of Pro-Longevity Factors Proprietary Blend of resveratrol. Resveratrol helps build cellular strength while saw palmetto and pumpkin seed oil benefit prostate health.
5745 SW 75th St., Ste. 337, Gainesville, FL 32608, www.reserveage.com

Breast Health

Tours, France—Another health application of omega-3 fatty acids has been identified, this time proving a beneficial component in helping women undergoing breast cancer treatment. Specifically, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) was found to increase the effectiveness of chemotherapy treatment for certain cases of breast cancer. The findings were published late last year in the British Journal of Cancer, and may present a means to better combat breast cancer for the millions threatened by the disease, which is the most prevalent form of cancer in women. The research was led by Philippe Bougnoux, of the Henry S. Kaplan Cancer Center in Tours.

oats

Boston, MA—Consumers are familiar with product labels touting the heart healthy benefits of eating oats. They most famously lower blood cholesterol and are an important part of a heart-healthy diet. An expanding field of research into oats and their benefits is shedding light on reasons for oats to impress even more enthusiasts.

New York, NY—Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center will launch a phase-II trial to study Maitake mushroom as a treatment for Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), a category of blood diseases. Maitake has been studied previously for its effects on immune system function.

Senior

Immortality has been an endeavor of mankind since the beginning of human existence. Whether it’s via the Fountain of Youth or Botox injections, the search for ways to maintain our vitality, physical appeal and cognition forever has been and always will be an innate desire.

Natural Choice Awards

WholeFoods Magazine recognizes several best sellers that have earned the 2010 WholeFoods Magazine Natural Choice Awards.

Supplement Highlights: Vitamin D: A Very Vital Vitamin

Everyone agrees that it’s important to supplement with vitamin D3, but controversy continues to mount with respect to how much should be consumed on a daily basis. In particular, it has caused quite a stir regarding the proper amount to take for adolescents, pregnant women and children.

Nutrition Now, Inc. offers a Rhino Gummy Bear Vitamin D. These vitamins are meant to support bone and joint health, as well as assist in calcium absorption. The Rhino Gummy Bear Vitamins have 800 IUs of Vitamin D per serving and are available in natural berry, cherry and blackberry flavors.
6350 NE Campus Dr., Vancouver, WA 98661, www.nutritionnow.com
 

Jarrow Formulas, Inc. releases Ideal Bowel Support 299v containing Probi’s proprietary probiotic strain. According to the company, this strain has been shown to help people with diarrhea, constipation and abdominal cramps, and lessening some G.I. side effects brought on by
antibiotics.
1824 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035, www.Jarrow.com