Cranberry Mannose + Probiotics is a new product available from NOW Foods. Designed to support healthy urinary tract function through the anti-adhesion effect of cranberry on bacteria, probiotics are included to help maintain a healthy microbial balance. No artificial flavors are used in this product, which comes in individual drink stick packets.
Michael’s Insulin Factors from Michael’s Naturopathic Programs provides lipoic acid, quercetin and vanadium, which aid in insulin production by pancreatic beta cells. Lipoic acid is also involved in carb metabolism, and vanadium is thought to mimic insulin function. The product also contains vitamin D3, biotin, zinc, copper and seven essential amino acids found in the insulin molecule.
Slender GR from Enzymedica offers targeted enzymes for healthy weight loss. This triple-action formula optimizes sugar and fat metabolism through the enzyme blend; encourages a lower glycemic index through gluten-free rice bran and SOD; and supports healthy detoxification with rice bran and SOD.
RuckPack from Noots! Nutrition LLC is a new energy boost drink created by a veteran Marine Corps officer based on his battlefield experiences in Afghanistan. The caffeine-free shot, sweetened with xylitol, combines vitamins, amino acids, minerals and herbs for healthy energy support.
Vega One All-In-One Nutritional Shake offers a tasty way to get your body’s daily essentials. One serving of this plant-based shake offers protein, probiotics, omega-3s, fiber, greens and antioxidants. Vega One is also dairy, gluten and soy free. The shake is offered in chocolate, berry, vanilla chai and natural flavors.
Carlson Laboratories launched cod liver oil in a bubble gum flavor for kids. The formula remains the same as the existing Carlson for Kids Cod Liver Oil with 250 mg of DHA and 200 mg of EPA per serving. The Carlson line includes numerous other marine oils in various delivery formats.
Whey Fantastic from Excel Performance Nutrition claims to be the first all-natural whey protein shake that tastes great, even when mixed just with water (backed by a 100% Great Taste Money Back Guarantee). Whey Fantastic delivers 20 g of rBST-free protein and 3 g of fiber per serving with 0 g trans-fat. A free Whey Fantastic Taste Test Kit is available so retailers can taste the product.
MasQuelier’s USA has come to market with MasQuelier’s French Pine Bark Extract (200 mg). This research-backed extract supports the heart, vascular system and eyes while reducing visible signs of skin aging. The product, which also incorporates Original OPCs, works with antioxidant protection, collagen support and circulatory support.
Bone Up Three Per Day from Jarrow Formulas provides ossein hydroxyapatite complex (OHC) from free-range calves combined with vitamin D3 and vitamin K2 as MK-7 from natural fermentation. The product supports the deposition of calcium into the bones as well as to assist in building up the organic bone matrix. This new formula is delivered in only three capsules.
Biotivia Bioceuticals Company now offers Green Omega 3 (GO-3), a plant-based vegetarian omega-3 supplement with pure DHA made from clean Swiss fresh-water Algae. GO-3 also includes Salba oil, cranberry oil, resveratrol and green tea extract to optimize efficacy and potency for brain and cardiac health. According to the company, sesame lignan directs the omega oils to where they are needed, and beeswax provides a natural time-release effect for increased bioavailability.