New from Life Extension is Olive Leaf Vascular Support with Benolea (from Frutarom). This ingredient is said to help naturally modulate blood pressure levels already within normal range and is standardized to 16% oleuropein. Researchers using 1,000 mg per day of this formulation in a trial documented an average 11.5-point (mmHg) decline in systolic readings and 4.8-point drop in diastolic readings in eight weeks.
Jarrow Formulas now has a 180-capsule bottle of its Saccharomyces Boulardii + MOS probiotic. This beneficial yeast survives the stomach acid as it helps to support gastrointestinal health. While it promotes the overall health of the intestinal tract and enhances immune function, it’s most important function may be to protect intestinal flora when they are under attack, such as during antibiotic use or during travel, the company says.
EuroPharma, Inc. developed Viragen to offer immune system support year round. The product features Ravensara oil, which is concentrated from the leaves of the Ravensara aromatica tree. Combined with other plant oils, the synergy of the ingredients supports bronchial airways and the body’s immune defenses, says the company.
nutriScoop is a line of scoopable, powder supplements from myCeuticals. Says the company, “The products feature highly-effective, organic nutrient-dense SuperFoods like acerola, macqui, goji, spirulina, chlorella, maca, kale, beets, blueberries, raspberries, tomatoes, spinach, gingko, dandelion, cayenne and more.” Available are: Berry Blend, Veggie Vitale, Algae Trim, Gentle Detox, Vegetein and Maca Balance.
Jarrow Formulas launched PhosphOmega, a naturally bound phospholipid-omega-3 fatty acid complex. PhosphOmega is sourced from the pristine waters of the North Sea and derives from fish after the unbound omega-3 oil has been pushed out. PhosphOmega has undergone testing for toxins like heavy metals and PCBs.
Diamond Herpanacine of PA introduces Diamond Eye Health, for long-term eye health using a combination of safe ingredients including beta-carotene, vitamin C, vitamin E, zinc, copper, lutein, zeaxanthin, bilberry, butcher’s broom, eyebright, citrus bioflavonoids and CoQ10.
Herbalist & Alchemist now offers Maca Extract. The supplement is sourced from maca grown in Peru “and is a nutritious tonic that supports healthy sexual libido and function,” says the company. Several sizes are available (1 oz, 2 oz, 4 oz, 8 oz and larger on request).
SRP: $13, 1 oz.
New from Buried Treasure is Cardio Care+. This liquid supplement offers a combination of nutrients that are research-backed to have heart-protective properties, says the company. Says Buried Treasure, “These readily bioavailable Liquid Advantage vitamins, herbs, phytonutrients and antioxidants synergistically support cardiovascular health.”
Amazing Grass presents a new powdered drink mix containing barley grass, wheat grass and alfalfa to promote health. The Amazing Trio is gluten-free, and made with whole foods. Studies suggest that green foods such as alfalfa, wheat, and barley grass are beneficial because of the enzymes and abundance of vitamins and minerals they contain.
DigestSolve 24/7 from American BioSciences, Inc. is designed for those with all sorts of digestive issues. Those who have trouble handling carbohydrates, dairy and foods that cause gas, bloating and irregularity may benefit from the product’s combination of Bifidobacterium longum and BioCore digestive enzymes. The product also includes chamomile and fennel, and helps support a balanced immune system.