New from Nordic Naturals is Omega-3 Fortify, a neutral omega-3 powder that can be added to foods and drinks. The supplement has 500 mg of EPA and DHA, and has “zero hint of fish,” says the company. To preserve its neutral flavor, Omega-3 Fortify shouldn’t be mixed with hot foods, and should be consumed within 15 minutes of preparation.

Nutrition Now’s Prenatal Gummy Vitamins offer expecting mothers a viable source of DHA, folic acid and multivitamins. The firm says the vitamins are made with natural colors and flavors, are easy on the stomach, and offer a “great-tasting alternative to large hard-to-swallow tablets.”

New from Reserveage Organics is Keratin Booster for Men with Cynatine HNS. This ingredient was shown in studies to reduce hair loss from washing and improve hair strength and shine. The formula also includes resveratrol as well as saw palmetto and beta sitosterol, which support healthy DHT levels.

The Conspiracy of Silence is not just limited to the political arena. At the 33rd session of the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses (CCNFSDU), which ended its week-long meeting on Friday, November 18, its new Chairwoman, Pia Noble, had a definite problem in allowing the International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGOs) such as the National Health Federation (NHF) to speak.

Boston, MA—A new study of a branded brain function supplement (FOCUSfactor from Factor Nutrition Labs) showed the possibility of improved memory, concentration and focus for subjects taking the supplement after six weeks.

USA—A well-intended mandate in New York City has set off a chain reaction that will affect vitamin E prices in 2012.

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Mission Viejo, CA—Aged garlic is well-known as a heart health aid; but now, a group of researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, has found that aged garlic and other ingredients benefit bone health, too.

Three new supplement products containing omega-3 formulas with targeted health benefits are now available from Rainbow Light. The products are Omega Cardio Performance, Omega Brain Performance and Omega Skin & Mood. Each contains varying dosages of EPA, DHA and other nutrients with researched benefits in the specific health category of each product. Only small, wild caught fish from the sustainable fisheries of Peru are used.

Michael’s Naturopathic Programs brings to market Support Sugar Regulation Naturally to help benefit healthy blood sugar levels. Divided into daily packets, included supplements are alpha lipoic acid capsules and cinnamon capsules, two components that are said to naturally regulate one’s blood sugar. A third supplement, A-P-L Support, supports adrenal-pancreas-liver health.