Choles-Trol Control from Phyto Therapy, Inc. is a new, “advanced” formula with 800 mg of phytosterols plus several other agents that support heart health. Also part of the formula are vitamin B6 (10 mg), folate (400 mcg), vitamin B12 (100 mcg), policosanol (10 mg), odor-reduced garlic (500 mg), guggul extract (500 mg), chromium (200 mcg) and calcium (45 mg).
Solgar introduces Super Açaí Brazilian Berry Softgels. This higher-potency, premium-quality açaí berry formula is a natural source of anthocyanins, flavonoids, and polyphenolic antioxidant compounds. Each daily serving of two softgels provides 3,000 mg of açaí (Euterpe oleracea) from 150 mg of a 20:1 extract.
American Health delivers Enzyme Probiotic Complex, a multi-level, dual-action formula that offers advanced enzyme support along with the bio-active benefits of probiotics. Enzyme Probiotic Complex helps maintain a healthy balance of intestinal flora as well as assist in the body’s natural digestive process.
Jarrow Formulas brings Jarro-Dophilus CDS (clinically documented strains) to the marketplace. These vegetarian capsules are formulated to protect, maintain and restore intestinal flora. The product offers 20 billion probiotic bacteria per capsule and seven clinically documented probiotic strains, combined with a gel-forming matrix to promote stomach health.
SRP: $29.95 for a 30-count bottle. 1824 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035, www.jarrow.com
Maitake Products Inc. adds BreastMate to its line of product offerings. This mushroom-based supplement was formulated to support healthy breast cells. The product is made from the Meshima mushroom extract and ingredients such as Maitake SX-Faction, broccoli extract, green tea extract, vitamin D3 and folic acid. 1 Madison St., Ste. F6, E. Rutherford, NJ 07073, www.maitake.com
Published in WholeFoods Magazine, October 2009
New from Fine USA Trading is a formula containing a fermented soybean enzyme, Natto Kinase, Onionskin (quercetin) and garlic extract (sulfur compounds). This supplement was created for those at risk of heart attack or blood clots. The natural blood-thinning effect of Natto Kinase strengthens the circulatory system, says the company, and helps maitain healthy cholesterol balance.
Solgar introduces Resveratrol 250 mg with Red Wine Extract Softgels. This free radical-fighting supplement combines resveratrol derived from polygonum cuspidatum plus 10 mg of red wine extract from grape skin. The product is free of dairy products, artificial preservatives or flavors, sugar, salt, yeast, gluten and wheat, adds the firm.
Carlson Laboratories’ line of mini supplements now includes Mini DHA Gems, fish oil in smaller soft gels. According to Susan Carlson, vice president, “Those that have trouble swallowing should have no problem taking and getting the nutrients they need from these supplements.” This supplement offers 600 mg of fish oil concentrate (100 mg DHA, 50 mg EPA).
Earth’s Bounty launched Longevitrol, an oral polymer matrix spray that contains natural growth factors and vital cofactors to help cells grow and regenerate. Applications include more youthful skin, improved athletic capabilities, sharper mental function and enhanced sex life.
From Vitalah comes Oxylent, an effervescent multivitamin. The drink delivers a powerful blend of enzymes, electrolytes, amino acids and vitamins and minerals in a bioavailable liquid form sweetened with stevia. The powder packets, available in Sparkling Berries or Sparkling Mandarin, are easily mixed with water.