Cocoa flavanols are now available in capsules from CocoaVia (Mars Botanic, a division of Mars Inc.). Two capsules have only five calories and deliver 250 mg of cocoa flavanols, the same amount found in 10 teaspoons of cocoa powder. CocoaVia says cocoa flavanols support heart, brain, skin and eye health.
Now available from Gaia Herbs is a certified organic gelatinized Maca Powder that “is more easily absorbed and digested than raw Maca,” says the company. This herb is traditionally used to ease stress, promote energy and increase libido. It can be added to smoothies, yogurt, cereals and other foods.
New from Wiley’s Finest are Easy Swallow mini fish oil softgels. The mini supplements are 55% smaller than traditional fish oils, but still contain 630 mg of EPA + DHA in two softgels (one serving). All Wiley’s Finest fish oils are made in the U.S. from sustainable wild-caught Alaskan Pollock and Pacific Whiting.
Carlson Laboratories expands its vitamin E line with Tocomin SupraBio, which offers maximum absorption of the tocotrienol complex in the body. Extensive clinical research suggests that Tocomin SupraBio from red palm oil supports cardiovascular health, brain and liver function, as well as healthy skin and hair.
Reliance Private Label Supplements now offers a line of clean sports nutrition products. The Reliance Clean Fit line includes 13 different products and 20 SKUs. The line helps stores with their own brand meet athletes’ demand for clean, adulterant-free nutritional support.
Quality of Life Labs now offers Fucoxanthin MD, which features two thermogenic ingredients: Xanthingen and Greenselect Phytosome green tea. Both increase resting metabolic rate, making it easier to lose weight, says the company.
New from Source Naturals is Serene Science, a line that includes L-Theanine for focused relaxation, Magnesium Serene for a peaceful body, L-Tryptophan for a positive mood, Theanine Serene and Theanine Serene With Relora for a calm mind and body, Kava for occasional anxiety, and Holy Basil for adrenal support.
I AM enlightened nutrition has a new look and new products for the I AM enlightened creations line. New items include I AM Skinny, I AM Chakra Flower Elixirs and I AM Chakra Crystal Mists. I AM Skinny is a 2.5-oz. shot that features WellTrim IG to decrease appetite and enhance metabolism, fat metabolizer Kokum Fruit and ChromeMate to help maintain blood sugar levels.
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.