Nordic Naturals now offers Vitamin D3 Vegan, a liquid formulation naturally sourced from lichen and developed for vegans, strict vegetarians and those who prefer a non-lanolin form of vitamin D3. The plant-based formula is in the natural form of vitamin D, or cholecalciferol, which is better absorbed and utilized by the body.
New from Natural Factors is PGX Satisfast Whey Protein Energy Drink Mix, a health and weight-support supplement that is 100% natural whey protein. A study of PGX, a proprietary complex of water soluble plant fibers, indicates effectiveness in promoting healthy weight loss, a decrease in cravings and a healthy balance of blood sugar levels.
Plant-Sourced Minerals from Natural Vitality are purified water extractions of soluble plant-derived minerals that include naturally occurring humic and fulvic acids, polysaccharides, lipids and other nutritional cofactors. The supplement delivers a complex of more than 70 plant-based, small-particle, bioavailable life-sustaining trace minerals in an easily digested and assimilated form.
New from Barlean’s is Wild & Whole Alaskan Salmon Oil, which offers nature’s balance of omegas-3, -5, -7, -8 and -9. The formula not only contains the full spectrum of omegas, but it also provides 500 mcg super ORAC antioxidant astaxanthin and 1,000 IU of vitamin D3. The product is sourced from sustainably caught fish.
Carlson Laboratories offers an improved Nutra-Support Bone formula, which includes vitamin K2 and zinc and increases the vitamin D3, calcium, magnesium and manganese content. “It’s important that we continually keep up with the latest science,” said Carilyn Anderson, president of Carlson Laboratories. “Nutra-Support Bone, like all of our products, is a highly researched formula.”
Fairhaven Health offers a new Fenugreek formula that encourages breast milk production in nursing moms. Whereas other formulas require as many as nine capsules per day, Fairhaven Health’s Fenugreek delivers a dose equivalent to 2,000 mg of standard Fenugreek Seed Powder in two capsules a day. It blends this powder with a Fenugreek Seed Powder extract (8:1).
Membrell launched a new look for JOINThealth Original, JOINThealth Plus Ant ioxidant s and BONEhealth, featuring bold colors, bigger produc t name s and helpful info about the products. New retail promotional pieces are available such as window clings, end caps, hanging posters and shelf talkers. Displays were also redesigned.
Powbab is introducing a chewable supplement to support immunity strength. Baobab Superfruit Chews are made of pomegranate, acai berry and, of course, baobab. Powbab says the chews are fruity and tangy, and have superfood power. With just one chew daily, it delivers vitamin C and E, and is a good source of vitamin A.
Formulated from the turmeric plant root, CurcuminRich Curcumin from Natural Factors supports the body’s natural inflammatory response system. Its main ingredient, Theracurmin, has been found in studies to have high oral absorption rates (bioavailability) and blood level measurements. Other benefits include antioxidant potency and detoxification of the liver.
A relaxing blend of herbs, enzymes, calcium, L-Theanine and body-balanced sea minerals, Natural- Rest Plus+ from Trace Minerals Research supports a restful night’s sleep. These ingredients help the body to relax and create balance within the nervous system. The herbal blend includes valerian, passion-flower, black cohosh, chamomile, skullcap, wood betony, hops and capsicum.