Probium Probiotics’ new probiotics line includes Single Blend 6B (L. acidophilus), Dual Blend 6B (L. acidophilus and B. longum), Multi Blend 12B (L. acidophilus, B. lactis, B. bifidum and B. longum), Pro-Cran Blend 6B and Kids Blend 6B Chewable Tablets. The adult formulas have delayed-
release veggie caps and all come in a moisture-absorbing bottle to enhance stability.

Life Extension launched Advanced Natural Appetite Suppress with a European white kidney bean extract that “helps support normal levels of the gut hormones that control appetite and satiety.” The company says it should be taken in conjunction with a healthy diet and regular exercise. SRP: $38.

RightWay Nutrition is debuting a new full line with cutting-edge ingredients and formulas. The all-natural and clean line includes weight management, herbal, sports, specialty (such as heart health, healthy liver and energy support), probiotics and vitamin supplements.

New from Lily of the Desert is Aloe Mix n’ Go, a powdered drink mix. One packet contains four ounces of aloe vera with 200 active nutrients for whole body health. Available flavors are original, lemonade, strawberry-kiwi and pomegranate.

Manufactured by TruBodyWellness, Yacon Syrup is the newest weight-loss supplement on the market. Available in syrup or capsule form, Yacon Syrup, according to TruBodyWellness, may aid in weight-loss, improve digestive health, boost the metabolism and naturally suppress appetite. It has a low glycemic index to support blood sugar levels, and is 100% organic and gluten free.  

Recently launched by Twinlab Corp. is Daily One Age-Defense Telomere Multi. It is a once daily multivitamin with clinically tested ingredients that may help protect DNA, reduce UV-induced skin aging and support healthy energy production and memory. Antioxidant protection is delivered through at least 100% of the daily value for 16 vitamins and minerals.

New from PatientOne is C-Cleanse, a dietary supplement designed to support colon health and aid in healthy detoxification. Digestive stress can result in bloating, fatigue and achy joints; the orange-flavored C-Cleanse powdered supplement combines psyllium husk, a partially fermented dietary fiber, and a proprietary cleanse blend to promote GI regularity and function.

Gaia Herbs has launched 99.9% caffeine-free shots, including Herbal Energy Plus Stress Response and Herbal Energy Plus Immune Support. Thanks to Gaia’s concentrated combination of herbal blends and organic honey, the products provide immediate and sustained energy to the body. The Stress Response shot contains Holy Basil and Rhodiola extracts while the Immune Support shot has astragalus and schisandra extracts. These shots do not contain refined sugar.

An October 3, 1994 headline in The Wall Street Journal spoke volumes: “Industry Hopeful for Deregulation of Vitamin Goods” (1). Just days before the passing of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA), critics of the proposed legislation—which represented everything but deregulation—were as outspoken as ever. Negotiations between the House and Senate were in full swing, making both sides feel lawmakers would come to an agreement on this monumental bill very soon.