Gaia Herbs added two products to its line: TurmericBoost: Uplift and TurmericBoost: Restore, both offering a standardized turmeric root extract with 42 mg of curcumin per serving. Restore is made from a vanilla chai prebiotic blend consisting of organic cardamom, allspice, cinnamon, star anise, holy basil and vanilla bean. Meanwhile, Uplift offers all these ingredients plus gotu kola and lemon balm leaves for a healthy mood.

Jarrow Formulas now offers Bone-Up Powder Drink Mix, an addition to the Bone-Up line that supports bone density. Existing products in the line include Bone Up capsules (in 120, 240, 360 count bottles), Veggie Bone-Up (120), Ultra Bone-Up (120 and 240) and Bone-Up Three Per Day (90). Each is a comprehensive multi-nutrient formulation including ossein microcrystaline hydroxyapatite (MCHA), except for Veggie Bone-Up, which provides calcium citrate.

CuraMed, a new effervescent tablet from EuroPharma’s Terry Naturally brand, offers consumers their daily dose of BCM-95 curcumin. This dietary supplement, which dissolves in liquid, is vegan, gluten-free, and non-GMO. As the only patented curcumin with turmeric essential oils, CuraMed supports liver, brain, heart and immune health. This tablet contains a natural tangerine flavor.

Carlson Laboratories announced it will be introducing Pterostilbene, a natural compound found in blueberries and other fruits. This compound is said to have potential health benefits in humans, such as supporting heart health, maintaining normal cholesterol levels, cognitive functions and aging. One capsule of Carlson’s Pterostilbene, according to the company, is equivalent to approximately 2,000 cups of fresh blueberries.

Natrol, Inc. released a chewable supplement that promotes immune and digestive health. Probiotic Defense+ is made from Wellmune, a baker’s yeast beta glucan clinically proven to strengthen the immune system, and a well-known probiotic. The product contains vitamin C and citrus bioflavonoids. It comes in a citrus punch flavor and contains no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.

SeabuckWonders, Inc. has launched its Ultimate Hair, Skin & Nails supplement featuring biotin and sea buckthorn oil with omega-7, along with over 190 phytonutrients. According to the firm, “The vegan, 100% natural and gluten-free supplement supports healthy complexion, strong nails and shiny hair for lasting, healthy beauty.”

Hyalogic LLC now offers the HA Gummy, a joint health supplement using a fun gummy format. These berry-flavored gummies deliver 120 mg of hyaluronic acid (HA) per two-gummy serving. HA supports joint health and fluid motion by supplementing synovial fluid in the joints.

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In last month’s kickoff to our Bone/Joint Health Editorial Series, we discussed bone density, but the measures used to improve density cannot achieve their full purpose without healthy bone flexibility.