Aside from achieving a general sense of well-being, immune health support is a process without obvious markers of success, at least for the average person. Remaining healthy is, of course, the goal, but the vigilance of the body’s defenses tends to go unappreciated until an illness actually strikes. And yet, consumers seem to flock to the often intangible comforts that immunity-promoting products can provide.

A healthy sex life is a part of any loving relationship. So, it can only benefit couples to know which natural aphrodisiacs may optimize sexual experiences.

Jarrow Formulas, Inc. and James Gormley of Citizens for Health organized a tactical meeting during Expo East, with the hopes of encouraging industry members to take a stronger stand against the recently proposed guidance on new dietary ingredients (NDIs), and to consider formation of a new trade association. In attendance were some of the industry’s largest and most influential supplement makers, retailers, and raw materials suppliers, as well as interested observers such as the founder of the American Botanical Council.

The hearts of many were heavy with news of the passing of John R. Carlson. He was 77.

Hyland’s, Inc.’s new Hyland’s Baby Cough Syrup (for infants six months and older) is a 100% natural, homeopathic formula for relieving coughs without drowsy or stimulant side effects. The pleasant-tasting liquid comes with a dosing syringe. Active ingredients include Bryonia 6x, Causticum 6x, Drosera Rotundifolia 6x, Ipecacuanha 6x, Phosphorus 6x, Rumex Crispus 6x and Spongia Tosta 6x.
SRP: $9.99.

EuroPharma USA’s product line has expanded with Curamin PM. The product contains a proprietary mix of BCM-95 curamin, Bos Pure boswellia and DLPA (d,l-phenylalanine); it also contains P-5-P (pyridoxal-5-phosphate), which is a form of vitamin B6 and melatonin, for sleep support.

Unflavored Organic Whey Protein has been released by Jarrow Formulas. This 100% natural protein concentrate of whey was not treated with rBST (growth hormone). The product contains no artificial sweeteners, colors or flavors; it also is certified organic by USDA and CCOF. Being low in carbohydrates, lactose and fat is another product feature.
SRP: $34.95.

Beautiful Legs from Reserveage Organics combines the flavonoid Diosmin with nutrients like grapeseed extract, butcher’s broom, horse chestnut and resveratrol to support healthy legs. The product is intended to diminish spider and varicose veins, support healthy circulation, and help reduce discomfort caused by standing and overexertion.

Ester-C with Probiotics Digestion & Immune Health Complex is new from American Health. According to the firm, the product now offers 1,000 mg of Ester-C Vitamin C along with six billion multi-strain vegetarian probiotics. Ester-C is non-GMO, non-acidic, gluten free, wheat free, soy free and is suitable for vegetarians, to name a few.