StarwestStarwest Botanicals

has introduced new four-ounce pouches of herbs, spices and teas. Over 200 of the company’s most popular choices will be available in this format. Most are kosher, while many are organic or wild crafted. The pouches are made with a zip-lock closure.

11253 Trade Center Dr., Rancho Cordova, CA 95742, www.starwest-botanicals.com
 

 Redd RemediesNew from Redd Remedies is trueENERGY for stress management. This product is available in a dietary supplement and an aromatherapy inhaler. The capsules contain rhodiola rosea, white panax ginseng, cordyceps, licorice root, Atlantic kelp and co-enzymated vitamin B6. The inhaler comes in a 300-mg tube and is formulated with organic black pepper, peppermint, ginger and rosemary cineole.

NutricologyEstroPrime is a new product from NutriCology, Inc., which provides women with nutritional support during menopause and perimenopause, according to the company. The ingredients include a blend of nutrients and Korean herbs meant to help control hormone-caused symptoms of menopause, which include maintaining healthy levels of estrogen, bone density and body weight.

Fish Oil

Washington, D.C.—In the wake of the filing of a lawsuit against fish oil manufacturers over alleged polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) contamination in their products, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), based here, released a statement defending the practices of these companies.

Dietary Supplement Safety Act

Washington, D.C.—Last month, WholeFoods reported on proposed legislation sponsored by Arizona Senator John McCain (R-AZ) that would redefine dietary supplements and place new burdens on the dietary supplement industry. In the weeks that followed, several industry companies and associations responded to the Dietary Supplement Safety Act (DSSA, S3.002) in full force.

John Mackey

In the second of a two-part series, WholeFoods continues its coverage of interviews with 10 influential industry members.

The Skinny on Weight Management - Fruit and Measuring Tape

The World Health Organization estimates one billion adults are overweight and 300 million are obese—devastating numbers—leading the organization to coin the term “globesity” (1).

Making Your Pet Health Section the Pick of the Litter

In 2008, one of the most popular consumer magazines for dog owners began offering an annual supplement called Natural Dog, with information about natural products and holistic pet care.

New from Jarrow Formulas is Jarro-Dophilus Allergen-Free. This new formula contains 10 billion probiotic bacteria from six allergen-free strains. Most other strains are grown in soy or milk media, so Jarro-Dophilus Allergen-Free is safe for those with food allergies. SRP: $18.95 for 60 capsules.

1824 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035-4317, www.jarrow.com