DHA

Nordic Naturals presents DHA 1000 fish oil that contains 1000 mg of DHA. Research suggests that high doses of DHA greatly benefit the brain, eyes and mood. The softgel has a 100% natural strawberry flavor, eliminating any fishy aftertaste. This supplement also contains 180 mg of EPA.

Throat & Bronchial Syrup and SinuZyme are now available through Redd Remedies. Throat & Bronchial Syrup (honey and berry flavors) is formulated to help control and mitigate the body’s response to respiratory immune challenges, says the firm. And, gluten-free SinuZyme is said to target short-term sinus problems.

I AM enlightened nutrition has released I AM HAPPY (for relaxation), I AM ENERGIZED (for healthy energy and focus), I AM SLEEPY (for proper sleep) and I AM HEALTHY (for immune support), single-dose nutritional supplements available in 2.5-ounce bottles. The all-natural offerings are gluten and sugar free. Says the firm, “I AM offers a portable, easy-to-use, quick and effective solution to support daily nutritional needs.”

Twinlab Corporation recently launched Marine Friends Children’s Omega-3 Powder. Each stick contains 127 mg of omega-3s per serving and has no artificial favors, preservatives or sweeteners. The powder blends into everyday foods and drinks and is sold in boxes containing 30 single-serve packets.

Naturally Vitamins presents its CoQ10 Effervescent Tablet and Super Vit-A-Boost effervescent formula. CoQ10 tablets are a water-soluble, highly bio-available dietary supplement that creates a refreshing, fizzy beverage and come packaged in attention-getting 6-tube display cartons. Super Vit-A-Boost promotes immunity, mental and physical energy, heart health and hydration in a highly absorbable formula.

New from Rainbow Light Nutritional Systems is PhytoKinetic Calcium, a calcium sourced from marine algae (AlgaeCal). The supplement offers 750 ml of USDA organic-certified calcium per serving. According to the firm, “PhytoKinetic Calcium provides over 70 naturally co-occurring minerals that support bone mineral density, enhance healthy bone formation and contribute to increased energy, cellular performance and electrolyte balance.”

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition recently printed two separate articles that cover the mechanisms through which amino acids affect protein synthesis.

Fish Oil Brain

Paris, France—Taking fish oil supplements may change the physical structure of the brain, according to research presented at the International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease, located here.

Gainesville, FL—Published research analyzed by the University of Florida suggests that resveratrol, a polyphenol found in grapes and other fruits, may support healthy aging. A review article published online in Molecular Nutrition and Food Research investigated thousands of laboratory tests with enzymes, animals and cultured cells to probe the effects that resveratrol has on humans.