Vitamin D and Calcium Gummy Vitamins for adults are now available from Nutrition Now, Inc. These all-natural vitamins are made in blackberry, peach and strawberry flavors. The vitamin D formula (150 count) offers 1,000 IU of vitamin D (120 count) and the calcium gummy (60 count) contains 500 mg of calcium plus 1,000 IU of vitamin D.

American Health has launched a “Contemporary Packaging Initiative” for its existing flagship categories and will be debuted on its Chewable Acerola supplement bottles. The labels feature new graphics and will create an easily identifiable look across the supplement line.

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New from Carlson Laboratories are Professional Strength, Elite Omega-3 Gems. This lemon-flavored formula offers 800 mg of omega-3s (400 mg of EPA, 300 mg of DHA) in just one soft gel. The fish oil is sourced from deep, cold ocean water fish. The benefit of this formula, according to the company, is that consumers can take fewer capsules to get the same dosage as other formulas.

Vitalah introduces a new flavor, Sparkling Blackberry Pomegranate, and a Variety Pack to its Oxylent supplements. When mixed with water, the supplement offers enzymes, electrolytes, amino acids, vitamins and minerals in three flavors. By adding organic sugar and stevia to the mix, Vitalah users can expect an improved flavor, says Oxylent.

TriMedica now offers a thyroid support supplement called Thyadine. Instead of containing iodine salts like other supplements, Thyadine has elemental iodine for better absorption. Iodine deficiency can lead to fatigue, bloating, loss of mental clarity, cold hands and feet, and hormonal imbalances. Users are reporting the benefits of Thyadine, from improved energy and focus to weight loss.

As part of an overhaul of its identity and label design, Nature’s Formulary is beginning to ship products that contain wild-crafted herbal ingredients. The company also redesigned its logo to reflect its commitment to social responsibility through sustainable cultivation and practices.

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For the millions of Americans that are gluten-intolerant, NutriCology introduces a digestive aid called Gluten-Gest. It contains enzymes for digesting the peptides in grain-based foods and probiotics helpful with digesting lactose.

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Naturade, from its Symbiotics brand, brings Colostrum PLUS Root Beer Chewables to market. The chewable tablets are immune-boosting combinations of nutrients, protected by a BIO-lipid coating to enhance nutritional uptake. They help maintain a healthy intestinal lining and flora, while supporting stamina and tissue growth. Flavors include pineapple, cherry and orange crème.

Expanding the number of its Superfoods flavors, Green Plus presents new convenient Stick Packs. Each pack contains an 8.9-gram blend of 29 Superfoods, Sea Vegetables and High-Energy Herbal Extracts ingredients. Available in Original, Wild Berry Burst and new Orange Greensicle, the drinks contain 150% of the daily value of vitamin C, and the full daily value of vitamin D as well as other nutrients and minerals.