Bluebonnet Nutrition introduces Super Earth OrganicGreens Powder. It blends energizing greens with whole food nutrients from 100% USDA organic-certified wheatgrass, barley grass, alfalfa grass and green kamut, as well as spirulina and chlorella with broken cell walls for improved bioavailability.

PatientOne introduces GastroOne. The strawberry-flavored powder provides support for the immune system, restores GI tract wellness and soothes digestive discomfort. Natural science-backed ingredients include L-Glutamine, zinc, fenugreek, slippery elm, ginger and aloe vera powder to soothe the GI tract.

To support healthy blood vessels, look to Mesoglycan, new from EuroPharma, Inc. Mesoglycan is a complex of glycosaminoglycans, which the body uses to build strong arteries and veins. The supplement can support leg circulation, brain circulation, eye health and heart health, according to the company.

Life Extension now offers Brain Shield, which provides 300 mg of gastrodin in each capsule for maximum cognitive support. This compound, says the company, supports the brain’s normal defenses and regenerative mechanisms. Brain Shield is available in vegetarian capsule 60-count bottles. SRP: $33.

Healthy Origins has introduced 500 and 1,000 mg enteric-coated, vanilla-flavored krill oil softgels using Enzymotec’s K Real brand Krill Oil. Healthy Origins Krill Oil supports joint, brain and cardiovascular health and is sustainably harvested under CCAMLR standards.

Green Coffee MD from Quality of Life Labs includes GCA, a patented green coffee bean extract with the herb Cissus, another weight management ingredient. GCA has been studied in human clinical research.

social media tips

Washington, D.C.—Supplement manufacturers know their advertising efforts and product labeling are closing monitored by regulators, but they should be just as stringent with how they handle their social media outreach. Such was the message in the Natural Products Association (NPA)’s first installment of its 2014 Wednesday Webinar Series on January 22, entitled, “Social Media for Dietary Supplements: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly.”

Orlando, FL—The Southeast Natural Products Association (Southeast NPA) held a successful show, SOHO, in early December 2013, here.

Mumbai, India—Enzymes manufactured by Advanced Enzymes in Mumbai, India, are the source of what may be the most widespread product recall ever.