Wakunaga of America’s Kyolic Aged Garlic Extract is now available in combination with vitamin D3 (1,000 IUs) for immune health. Kyolic Vitamin D3 Immune Support provides naturally sourced vitamin D3 from cholecalciferol. Vitamin D3 as well as aged garlic extract have been shown in scientific studies to support various facets of immune health, according to the company.

Biotivia Bioceuticals Company now offers Green Omega 3 (GO-3), a plant-based vegetarian omega-3 supplement with pure DHA made from clean Swiss fresh-water Algae. GO-3 also includes Salba oil, cranberry oil, resveratrol and green tea extract to optimize efficacy and potency for brain and cardiac health. According to the company, sesame lignan directs the omega oils to where they are needed, and beeswax provides a natural time-release effect for increased bioavailability.

Bone Up Three Per Day from Jarrow Formulas provides ossein hydroxyapatite complex (OHC) from free-range calves combined with vitamin D3 and vitamin K2 as MK-7 from natural fermentation. The product supports the deposition of calcium into the bones as well as to assist in building up the organic bone matrix. This new formula is delivered in only three capsules.

It seems as if, for most of the medical community today, the question is not if a patient is suited for statin use, but “How soon can we get you on them?” It’s hardly hyperbole: According to statistics from the 2005–2008 government health survey, approximately 32 million Americans were taking a statin drug. This roughly equals the populations of Florida and Illinois combined.

With such a heavy emphasis on supplements and nutrition today in sports, it is important for athletes to understand their specific needs. These needs vary across a wide range of sports and topics. While some aspects of sports nutrition are commonsense, new information is breaking every day. The following are some of the latest trends in the sports nutrition sector.

Wakunaga of America Company is proudly celebrating 40 years of delivering high-quality medicinal herbs to consumers. From its headquarters in Mission Viejo, CA, Wakunaga not only stands true to its commitment and focus on research, but also to addressing the public’s health concerns with beneficial supplements.

We all know that fussy child who has refused to eat anything but chicken nuggets for weeks on end. “It’s a phase,” her parents say. “She’ll grow out of it soon.” They’re right to a certain extent. All children go through some amount of “stranger danger” with foods, not wanting to eat anything but a few familiar items. Too many kids—from the very young to teenagers—never learn to eat a balanced diet, however.

Washington, D.C.—American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) President Michael McGuffin met with the staff of Senator Richard Durbin, (D-IL) on July 13, addressing the senator’s about the dietary supplement industry’s compliance with the federal regulated current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs).

Chur, Switzerland—A new study published in Phytotherapy Research has found that saw palmetto (20 mg Prostasan from Bioforce USA) not only improves urinary problems, but also helps with erectile dysfunction.

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