Advanced Nutritional Innovations has developed ionDEFENDER, a systemic enzyme product to support those affected by radiation exposure, according to the company. The product is said to protect the body by increasing levels of superoxide dismutase (SOD) and other antioxidant enzymes that destroy free radicals and protect against DNA damage. Each caplet contains a quart of organic sprouts.

Premama added two new products to its line of drink mixes. Fertility is an unflavored powder that helps support healthy egg production and ovulation. Lactation is a berry-flavored powder that supports healthy milk production, providing the mother with folic acid, vitamin D2, calcium and other nutrients. Both should be mixed into non-carbonated beverages.

Siddha Flower Essences has developed emotional detox, which blends natural medicine and new technology, according to the company. This homeopathic product is said to temporarily relieve melancholy, irritability, lethargy, mental fatigue, worry and physical, mental or emotional shock.

The new Lemon Venom line from Beautiful Nutrition uses a citrus thermogenic complex and a citrus polyphenol blend to support healthy weight. Available are Lemon Venom Citrus Thermogenic Appetite Control Drink Mix (which includes Garcinia cambogia), Lemon Venom Citrus Thermogenic Slimming Formula capsules; and Lemon Venom Body Lotion to help keep skin healthy and firm.

Michael's Naturopathic Programs reformulated its Daily Immune Factors (formerly Immune System Factors). The product will be available in veggie capsules and is said to help support an active immune system, according to the copmpany. The formula contains nutrients including vitamin A, vitamin C, zinc, folic acid, vitamin E and B complex, and support the manufacturing of white blood cells and other immune system components such as antioxidants.

Millions of Americans suffer from joint pain related to deteriorating cartilage, and many want a magic bullet to vanish the aches and pains into thin air. The reality is that no supplements in your store can be promoted to cure, treat or prevent illness. But, it’s safe to say that numerous nutrients can help maintain mobility and healthy joints, and your advice about them is invaluable.

Our bodies use nutrients from food to fuel many everyday functions—this fact is well-known. However, this relationship means that when food is converted improperly, all of these functions are at risk. One way that this relationship plays out is blood sugar imbalance.

Taking “fiber” isn’t as straightforward as shoppers may think. Your shelves are stocked with numerous different kinds and it’s your job to differentiate them all for shoppers. Here’s a primer on some of the main forms of fibers and what consumers need to know about them.

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.