Rockville, MD—While many Americans have been cutting back their spending during the recession, nutritional supplements are one area that has not been affected. In fact, according to the report released by Packaged Facts, Nutritional Supplements in the U.S., supplement sales increased 7% to $11.5 billion in 2012, and are projected to reach $15.5 billion by 2017.

A woman may wear many hats: caregiver, meal provider, breadwinner, fitness extraordinaire, dog walker, advice giver…and often many of these simultaneously! Since a woman’s job is never done, she must put her own health first so that she can be there for all who depend on her. Here, we cover how natural products fit into all aspects of a woman’s life, be it for menstrual, fertility, menopause or breast support.

Despite shoppers’ openness with many health topics, some are still very taboo. The list of “hush-hush” issues frequently includes urinary problems, which often are only discussed in whispers with close confidants.


Carlson Laboratories
introduces Carlson for Teens Multi, an easy-to-swallow tablet that provides balanced amounts of important nutrients that teenagers need. The product is made without iron and is said to make it easy for teens to transition from a children’s product to an adult formula. 

Internal Harmony for Women Sleep Aid from DreamBrands is a complete rest formula. The supplement combines GABA, melatonin and other natural botanicals, vitamins and minerals to support healthy sleep. Red clover, black cohosh and dong quai make this formula unique to a woman’s needs.

Nordic Naturals Algae Omega contains a plant-based source of omega-3 with a unique blend of EPA and DHA. Algae Omega is made from a microalgae that offers a significant source of EPA to support normal vision, heart health, positive mood, immunity and healthy anti-inflammatory responses.

AdaptoStress3 Energy from Reserveage Organics is a stress-relief supplement that also delivers energy without caffeine. AdaptoStress3 contains rhodiola, ashwagandha and schisandra, which may improve concentration and memory while reducing mental fatigue, promoting healthy balance and helping the body adapt to stress.

Kids Irritated Eye Relief and Kids Allergy Eye Relief from Similasan are homeopathic sterile eye drops that relieve symptoms associated with eye irritations and allergies in children. These symptoms range from redness and burning to dryness and stinging. The drops are chemical free and made of 100% natural active ingredients.

A Pina Colada flavor option is now available for Trace Minerals Research’s certified vegan and gluten-free Electrolyte Stamina Power Paks. Each Pak delivers 1,200 mg of vitamin C and electrolytes. In addition, TMR introduces Raspberry Ketone with 250 mg of raspberry ketones to help maintain healthy body weight.