Reserveage Nutrition’s new Bergamot Cholesterol Support with Resveratrol contains bergamot (as Bergamonte), olive fruit extract and a polyphenol blend to help maintain healthy cholesterol levels and provide antioxidant support, according to the company. The polyphenol blend is made from organic red grapes and trans-resveratrol to help with cellular health.

Gaia Herbs added two products to its line: TurmericBoost: Uplift and TurmericBoost: Restore. Uplift is made from a vanilla chai prebiotic blend consisting of organic cardamom, allspice, cinnamon and vanilla bean. Restore has the same ingredients along with gotu kola and lemon balm leaves. Both powders are vegan, unsweetened, soy free, gluten free and easy to blend.

Three new products have been introduced by Vitanica. Metabolic Manager is designed to provide glycemic/metabolic support through botanicals with antioxidant and adaptogenic properties. Vegan Symmetry is a high-potency multivitamin, mineral and herbal supplement for vegan diets. Sleep Tonic adds to the Tasty Tonic line and is flavored with natural raspberry extract.

Carlson Labs has introduced and updated several formulas. Biotin 5000 mcg promotes healthy hair and nails. Elite EPA Gems contains 1,000 mg of EPA, and Fish Oil Q delivers fish oil and CoQ10 for heart, brain, vision and joint health. Phosphatidylserine is now formulated with non-GMO ingredients and supports healthy brain function.

Two new vegetarian liquid supplements have been added to the Buried Treasure line from Life Line Foods. Buried Treasure Digestive Relief contains prebiotics, aloe, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory fruits and traditional herbs to promote healthy digestion. Herbal Iron provides non-animal sourced iron along with nutrient rich foods like baobab and nopal, soothing herbs and antioxidants.

Natural Vitality introduced a capsule companion to its liquid Organic Life Vitamins. Whole Life Daily Multi caps are based on the same formulation as its liquid cousin including 24 organically grown veggies, superfruits and fruits, organic quinoa plant protein and organic aloe vera. WLDM also contains a plant-based multi mineral complex, vitamins and other supportive nutrients.

Nutrex Hawaii now offers Green Complete Superfood Powder, a supplement that supports the immune system and healthy energy levels. With a natural vanilla bean flavor, the drink mix-in offers 3 grams of Hawaiian spirulina plus an organic greens blend, organic antioxidant blend and probiotics.

The incredible feat of salmon swimming upstream to spawn is a wonder of nature. How do these fish get the energy to battle their way against the rapids? Some say it’s all due to their diet, which is rich in astaxanthin.

bone strength

Fact or fiction: Bones are mainly “calcium sticks,” developed until the teen years and frozen until they become brittle from old age. No way! Set the record straight in your store with some basic education about how bones evolve throughout our lives and the role nutrition plays in this process.