Industry experts offer insight into some hot-butter omega news.

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Interviews with retailers nationwide about their private label lines.

enzymes

Anyone who is rushing through his or her meal, eating enzyme-deficient foods (those heated over 120 degrees Fahrenheit) (2) or taking an acid blocker, is probably not digesting their food exactly as nature intended—and that’s most of us.

dermatitis and probiotics

Lviv, Ukraine—Data from a recent clinical trial show some promise for the use of probiotics to help those with atopic dermatitis (AD), an inflammatory skin disease.

private labeling

For the last few years, consumers have been reevaluating their buying habits, doing their research and looking for more value for their dollars. As a result, private label brands have seen an upswing in sales because of the value they offer.

delivery methods

Consumers now have a wide range of choices when it comes to how they take their supplements. But sometimes, there can be too many great choices, leading to some confusion about which supplement form is best for each individual.

reddRedd Remedies now makes Lung Care, which promotes respiratory and immune wellness. These capsules contain vitamin B6, vitamin C and magnesium. They also include a blend of necessary herbs and nutrients used in traditional Chinese medicine and ayurvedic medicine.
SRP: $29.99 for 80-count bottle.

Peter Gillham’s Natural Vitality rolls out Kids Natural Calm Multi beverage in an organic orange splash flavor. Containing 24 organic fruits and vegetables, the product is sweetened with organic stevia and agave. The non-GMO, fast-absorbing liquid supplement also contains fish oil, magnesium, calcium and amino acids.

Nordic Naturals now offers two new products: Omega Joint and Omega JointXtra. Both contain fish oil (1,200 mg total omega-3s), vitamin D3 (1,000 IU), vitamin E (30 IU) and glucosamine (1,500 mg). JointXtra also includes collagen (40 mg).
94 Hangar Way, Watsonville, CA 95076, www.nordicnaturals.com