NOW Foods’ Herbal Pause incorporates the latest in natural menopause intervention with EstroG-100, a patented proprietary combination of three herbal extracts (Phlomis umbrosa, Cynanchum wilfordii and Angelica gigas) with promising clinical data for alleviating the most common symptoms of menopause: hot flashes, night sweats and sleep difficulty. 
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Amerifit, a division of Martek Bioscience, now offers Ovega-3 with 500 mg of DHA and EPA from plant sources. This supplement supports heart health and is a vegetarian alternative to fish oil. One package contains a two-month supply. The company promises no fishy aftertaste! Perfect for vegetarians and vegans who want to get their dose of omegas.

Hero Nutritionals introduces its new prenatal gummy vitamins. There are two companion formulas: AM gummies and PM gummies to ensure optimal nutrition for mom and baby. The vitamins are easy to digest and are gentle on the stomach. They are free of artificial flavors and colors, and are allergen-free, gluten-free and dairy-free. Hero Nutritionals offers a full line of nutritional supplements for all ages, including Slice of Life gummy vitamins for adults, Yummi Bears and Yummi Bears Organics for children.

Solgar recently added Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) 5000 IU Softgels to its line of vitamin D products. Each gel provides 5000 IU of vitamin D3 to maintain bone, immune, colon, breast and pancreatic health. All vitamins are gluten, wheat, dairy, yeast, sugar and salt free.

Hey! Over here! You were about to read this article on natural supplements that support attention and focus, remember? Like every other aspect of cognitive performance, the ability to maintain concentration and perform complex mental tasks is based upon certain structures and chemicals in the brain.The following information will help you get a handle on how this works by giving you the lowdown on these brain support substances and the research that backs them. Let’s get started, before I lose you again…

How many of your shoppers believe getting omega-3s is a one-way street to fish and marine oils? Sure, these are great sources of DHA and EPA, but consumers might be missing out if they think of plant-based omega supplements as the alternate route. Rather, these vegetarian supplements can be an important highway to nutrition, equal to their ocean-derived counterparts.

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) believes consumers need better information about supplements, and wants to have legislation enacted to make it so. The Dietary Supplement Labeling Act, he feels, will do the job.

When life deals us a bad hand, we all go through periods of feeling down, “blah“ or just plain sad. This is completely natural. But when the occasional blues turn into chronic feelings of hopelessness, there could be a problem.

Summer is the time of year when many people are hoping to look their best—it is bathing suit season, after all. But looking good takes more than just getting exercise; what goes on the skin and which nutrients go into the body can be just as important.