Mitochondria are amazing cellular compartments that create energy from the food we eat and the air we breathe. They convert fats and sugars from foods into cellular energy. This energy generated by the mitochondria runs every process the body needs to stay youthful and healthy.

New from Lonza is Alomune for immune support. Alomune, which comes in chewable chocolate tablets or berry powders to mix in drinks, contains larch arabinogalactan, a prebiotic fiber that supports the body’s healthy bacteria, innate immune response and adaptive immune response.

Host Defense Organic Mushrooms by Fungi Perfecti now offers six of its best sellers in 30-capsule bottles. Cordyceps, Cordychi, Lion’s Mane, MyCommunity, Reishi and Stamets 7 come in this more economical size, suitable for travel.

New from NaturaNectar, Nasal Guardian All Natural Sinus Care Spray cleanses and moisturizes respiratory and nasal passages. It is easy to use, travel sized and safe for children two years old and up. Nasal Guardian contains purified water, propolis water extract, xylitol and sea salt.

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Washington, D.C.—An opinion piece published in Annals of Internal Medicine entitled, “Enough Is Enough: Stop Wasting Money on Vitamin and Mineral Supplements,” has caused a large upset in the natural products industry.

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Redmond, WA—Natural products retailer VitaminLife, with a 4,000-ft2 store and an online business based here, is now selling products—including brands traditionally only sold by natural products retailers—through Walmart.com. This appears to be the first supplements retailer to have made such a partnership with Walmart. While this news may be disconcerting to some independent retailers, just how such eCommerce marketplaces are intersecting with the natural products industry is complicated.

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Norcross, GA—U.S. Marshals have seized more than $2 million worth of dietary supplements that contain an unapproved food additive from a supplement manufacturer.

New from MegaFood is Extinguish, a blend of herbs, fruits and spices formulated to support a healthy inflammation response. Active ingredients include curcumin from turmeric, extract of black pepper (which enhances absorption of turmeric), Holy Basil leaf and vitamin C from oranges.

Twinlab has introduced non-GMO Gainers 600, a new mass-gainer protein supplement, to its CleanSeries line. Each serving includes: 40 grams of protein, 8.5 grams of BCAAs and 7 grams of coconut oil-derived MCTs for fat energy. Gainers 600 comes in French Vanilla and Chocolate Milkshake.