New alternaVites Kids from Rich Vitamins is an alternative to chalky chewables and gummies that are high in sugar, low in nutrients and can stick to a child’s teeth. alternaVites Kids can either melt in your mouth or be mixed into yogurt, puddings or smoothies. Available in strawberry bubblegum and raspberry cotton candy flavors, alternaVites Kids contains zero grams of sugar.

Healthy Indulgences, a blend of 60% cacao dark chocolate with essential vitamins and minerals, is available in two varieties from Hero Nutritionals. The Multi Vitamin & Minerals type comes in 30 chocolate medallion packs, and is intended to promote healthy hair, skin and nails. The Calcium Citrate 500 mg with vitamin D3 & K variety is said to support healthy bones.

Mushroom Emperors has been reformulated by Mushroom Wisdom. This “luxury blend” contains 11 well-known medicinal mushrooms plus three proprietary standardized mushroom extracts: immune-boosting D-fraction, glycationfighter SX-fraction and brain-supporting Lion’s Mane extract , Amycenone.

Carlson Laboratories offers a new and improved joint formula, Nutra-Support Joint. The formula now contains chondroitin sulfate (1,500 mg) “for enhanced joint support,” says the firm. The formula also includes glucosamine sulfate KCI (1,500 mg), MSM (300 mg) and potassium (190 mg).

 

Hyland’s Inc. has introduced several new products. DEFEND Cold & Cough, DEFEND Cold & Cough Night and DEFEND Sinus offer natural, non-drowsy, dye, alcohol and sugar - free formulas for adults. Hyland’s 100% natural Baby Cough Syrup is formulated for infants six months and older to relieve cough symptoms and is free of drowsy or stimulant side effects.

Organix-South Inc. has Immune Support, an addition to the Theraveda Organix line. This supplement combines several herbs that benefit immune health like ashwagandha, neem, turmeric , holy basil, guduchi and ginger.

Nutrition Now continues to expand its product offerings with Fiber Gummies for adults. With 60 gummies in each bottle, the product is said to deliver four grams of fiber per serving. It also contains no sugar and is made with natural colors and flavors.

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.

 

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.