Wakunaga of America

23501 Madero, Mission Viejo, CA 92691, www.kyolic.com


Kyolic Red Yeast Rice plus CoQ10 from Wakunaga combines red yeast rice, odorless aged garlic extract and coenzyme Q10. Wakunaga says that in conjunction with a healthy lifestyle and rest, this supplement can support heart health. The supplement uses organically grown, GMO-free, non-irradiated rice along with organic raw garlic.

Wakunaga’s Weight-Off is a weight management supplement designed to support healthy thyroid function and blood sugar levels. In addition to ingredients like raspberry ketones and French green coffee extract, Weight-Off also contains two proprietary complexes: Slim-Force, which supports thyroid health while helping block carbohydrates, and Lipo-Glow, which Wakunaga says can increase calorie burning.

Super Citrimax Garcinia Cambogia combines garcinia cambogia with calcium and potassium to support weight management. In one study, human subjects taking Super Citrimax reduced their 24-hour food consumption by 15–30% compared to a placebo group. In another study, subjects taking this supplement lost an average of 11 pounds over an eight-week period.

New from Wakunaga is Lucky 7, which supports healthy testosterone levels, increased blood flow and normal reproductive function in men. Lucky 7 contains several herbs including codonopsis lanceolota and maca, along with nutrients like selenium and zinc. According to Wakunaga, this supplement could also support fertility, with some of these ingredients said to support optimal sperm count and quality in men with fertility issues.

Probiata Critical Care from Wakunaga is a unique once-a-day formula containing a live, pure strain probiotic. Daily usage of this probiotic can provide overall digestive support while lowering instances of gas, diarrhea, bloating and constipation, according to Wakunaga. This product could be of particular use to those having gastrointestinal issues due to recent travel, poor diet or heavy stress.

Wakunaga’s Probiata Digestion Support is a daily probiotic designed for general maintenance of the gastrointestinal tract by replenishing intestinal flora and promoting healthy digestion and regularity. Probiata Digestion Support contains a strain of lactobactillus that can survive exposure to stomach acid and resist bile, ensuring that its balancing effects are as strong as possible.


Published in WholeFoods Magazine, December 2014