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Algalife Icelandic Astaxanthin is a daily-usealgalife antiaging powerhouse packed with more antioxidants than any other plant, fruit or natural vitamin. Cultivated with pure glacial water, 100% renewable energy and without exposure to pollution and contaminants common in open air algae cultivation, the manufacturer says Algalife Icelandic Astaxanthin is made in the most pristine environment on the planet. Each gel cap is individually blister packed so shoppers can enjoy purity at its best. 110 S.E. 6th St., Ste. 1700, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, www.algalifeusa.com

AFI Supplements, Inc.afi

Super Curcumin C3 Complex is a highly standardized curcumin extract that is combined with piperine to make curcumin more available in the human body. A study involving healthy volunteers showed that the BioPerine brand of piperine contained in AFI’s C3 Curcumin makes the curcumin up to 2,000 times more bioavailable than ordinary curcumin test subjects’ blood serum. Curcumin and piperine in Super Curcumin C3 Complex act synergistically to produce many other potential health benefits. 20 Lake Dr., East Windsor, NJ 08520, www.afisupplements.com

Bergstrom Nutrition

Bergstrom Nutrition pioneered the development of MSM along with a multi-stage bergstromnutrition_optimsmlogodistillation process ensuring its premium branded product (OptiMSM®) exhibits the highest levels of purity and safety. Bergstrom says OptiMSM is the only GRAS-designated MSM available in the world and sets a global standard. Manufactured at its dedicated facility, OptiMSM is backed by multiple studies showing that it helps with: joint health, skin health, sports nutrition, healthy aging and general health. 1000 W. 8th St., Vancouver, WA 98660, www.optimsm.com

Bluebonnet Nutrition Corp.

Bluebonnet’s award-winning Super Earth®bluebonnet_organicwheatgrassbluebonnet_organicgreens OrganicGreens Powder and Non-GMO Project Verified Super Earth® WheatGrass Powder are ultra-clean formulas, meticulously made without the use of added colors, fillers, fortified nutrients, sweeteners or flavors. Each farm-to-table ingredient is organically grown, sustainably harvested at its nutritional peak, immediately juiced and/or dried at low temperatures to preserve the inherent nutrient profiles. Both formulas are 100% USDA Organic certified, non-GMO, kosher certified and 100% vegan. 12915 Dairy Ashford, Sugar Land, TX 77478, www.bluebonnetnutrition.com

Eden Foods, Inc.

Introducing Eden Foods’ traditional, Instant Organic Miso Soups—four freeze-dried 8edenfoods2 gram miso soup cubes/per box, ten/case. Add 8 oz. of hot water for authentic deliciousness at work, home, school and while traveling. Organic kuzu, silky cubes of organic tofu, organic green onions and Eden instant wakame flakes add great flavor and value. Freeze-drying best preserves miso soup’s desirable characteristics. No chemical additives are included whatsoever. Soups are Eden-tested gluten and GMO free. 701 Tecumseh St., Clinton, MI 49236, www.access.edenfoods.com

Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO)

With more than 30,000 products certified in 29 countries, the Gluten-Free Certification gfcologo2Organization (GFCO) is one of the leading gluten-free certification companies in the world. GFCO’s “circle GF” logo is the symbol of trust for the gluten-free community and stands forgfcologo1 the independent verification of quality, integrity and purity of products. Products carrying the GFCO logo represent the unmatched reliability for meeting strict gluten-free standards, says the firm. 730 Commerce Center Dr., Ste. C, Sebastian, FL 32958, www.gfco.org

Horphag Researchhorphag

Pycnogenol® is a natural super antioxidant derived from French maritime pine bark, and is found in over 700 dietary supplements, cosmetic products and functional foods and beverages worldwide. Pycnogenol® is one of the most studied ingredients in the world with 40 years of research, and over 130 published clinical studies, to develop insights into its wide array of health benefits including cognitive health, circulatory health, skincare and sports nutrition. 5 Marine View Plaza, Ste. 403, Hoboken, NJ 07030-5722, www.pycnogenol.com

Jakemans, Inc.571049 200_GOPO box V4new cutter

GOPO® Rosehip with Galactolipids is a new plant-based joint care supplement made from rosehip. A patented process helps maintain a high level of galactolipids, a key component of rosehip that may play a valuable role in the care of joints and joint tissues. GOPO has been the subject of 20 years of scientific studies and has been shown to reduce joint pain and stiffness in up to 82% of people, says the company. 114 Bay St., Manchester, NH 03104, www.gopo.us

Mushroom Wisdom, Inc.mw_superporia

Mushroom Wisdom is happy to introduce a new addition to its “Super” mushroom line of individual mushroom extracts: Super Poria (Poria cocos). While new to the West, Poria is one of the most frequently used remedies in traditional Chinese formulas where it is known as Fu ling. Used traditionally to remove “dampness” from the body, Poria may be useful in supporting healthy kidney and urinary tract function.* Researchers have also found it supports healthy immune function.* 1 Madison St., Bldg. F6, East Rutherford, NJ, 07663, www.mushroomwisdom.com

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.


Natrol amps up its glamour suite with Natrol Biotin Plus, enhanced with 10 mg of lutein in a 60-tablet bottle. This ingredient is said to help support healthy skin elasticity and hydration. The formula also contains 5,000 mcg of the “beauty vitamin” biotin, which helps promote lustrous hair, strong nails and glowing skin. Enhance your shoppers’ skin care with this two-month supply. 21411 Prairie St., Chatsworth, CA 91311, www.natrol.com


VeganSmart All-In-One Nutritional Shake is a complete protein blend that containsnaturade_vegansmart everything you need in just one serving: 20 g of non-GMO plant-based protein, 6 g of dietary fiber, 22 vitamins and minerals, a whole food complex (fruits and vegetables), omega-3 and prebiotics and digestive enzymes. Everything you need and nothing you don’t. VeganSmart is available in four flavors: Vanilla, Chocolate, Wild Berries and Chai. 2030 Main St., Ste. 630, Irvine, CA 92614, www.livevegansmart.com

Natural Vitalitynaturalvitality

Natural Calm Cream is a non-greasy, transdermal magnesium cream formulated by leading magnesium researcher Andrea Rosanoff, Ph.D. Laboratory-tested Natural Calm Cream can be applied to any area that is tense, stiff, inflamed or in pain and used in lieu of magnesium oil. Initially distributed to professionals only, this same 2015 Taste for Life Essentials award-winning formula is now available to retailers. 12200 Anderson Mill Rd., Austin, TX 78726, www.naturalvitality.com

NeoCell Corporationneocell_jointburst0s2

NeoCell Joint Bursts are the newest addition to NeoCell’s line of soft nutracosmetic and nutraceutical chews. NeoCell Joint Bursts combine collagen type II, turmeric and hyaluronic acid to help people maintain healthy joints and manage joint aches and pains. These all-natural collagen chews come in a “Tropical Tang” flavor. Joint Bursts follow the path of NeoCell’s successful Beauty Bursts and Biotin Bursts. 17500 Gillette Ave., Irvine, CA 92614, www.neocell.com

OmniActive Health Technologies, Inc.

OmniActive Health Technologies addresses complex challenges for customers in the omniactive_logodietary supplement, food and beverage space by using technology-driven, sustainable solutions with application support within a global regulatory framework. Whether looking for a new ingredient to add to a finished product, or an ingredient solution to enhance an existing ingredient, customers will find unmatched innovation at OmniActive. 67 E. Park Pl., Ste. 500, Morristown, NJ 07960, www.omniactives.com

Pharmachem Laboratories Inc.

Phase 2 Carb Controller® is the first, and only, clinically studied extract of the white kidneyphase2_cc bean shown to reduce the digestion of starch and aid in weight loss, according to Pharmachem Laboratories. It has approved claims in the United States and Canada. Phase 2® is backed by over a dozen separate clinical studies and has earned FDA GRAS status. It is grown, and made in the United States under cGMP standards. 265 Harrison Ave., Kearny, NJ 07032, www.phase2info.com

RidgeCrest Herbals, Inc.ridgecrestherbals

PhysiQOL is an all-natural pain support formula that fights aches and pains, supports a balanced inflammatory response, and supports comfort and quality of life (QOL). PhysiQOL, a non-additive, gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan herbal/homeopathic formula, is also designed to help keep you active and feeling your best. In addition to promoting relaxation, the ingredients in PhysiQOL have been shown to help support  healthy inflammatory responses in the digestive tract, the respiratory system, injured areas, the menstrual system and more. 3683 W. 2270 S., Ste. A, Salt Lake City, UT 84120, www.rcherbals.com

Soft Gel Technologies, Inc.

With a higher concentration of omega-3 fatty acids than standard fish oil capsules, EZ softgeltechnologies_ezmegalogoMega 3 comes in a smaller, easier-to-swallow softgel. Its small size and superior quality that won’t raise a stink will have a big appeal for customers. They are available in a 220 mg EPA/160 mg DHA softgel or 450 mg EPA/340 mg DHA softgel (EZ Mega Max). EZ Mega 3 Softgels: No Taste. No Burp. No Smell. 6982 Bandini Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90040, www.soft-gel.com

Solgar Vitamin and Herbsolgarvitaminandherb

More active. 185x better bioavailability. Faster absorbed.*◊ That’s the difference with Solgar® Full Spectrum Curcumin. In fact, it’s so advanced, just 40 mg of curcumin in one softgel delivers the equivalent of nearly 75 (100 mg) capsules of standardized curcumin extract. Solgar® Full Spectrum Curcumin is one softgel, once a day for 185x better absorption.◊* 500 Willow Tree Rd., Leonia, NJ 07605, www.solgar.com

Wakunaga of America Co., Ltd.wakunagaofamerica

Kyolic®­­­ Liver Support is a uniquely synergistic blend of herbs and nutrients shown to support healthy liver function. Clinical studies have found that these natural compounds enhance liver health by protecting against free radical damage, supporting healthy liver regeneration and fortifying liver cells. There is also evidence that the ingredients in Kyolic Liver Support assist Phase II detoxification. 23501 Madero, Mission Viejo, CA 92691, www.kyolic.com







































Published in WholeFoods Magazine June 2016