Xlear Inc. has launched its strawberry–banana-flavored Spry Tooth Gel. The gel is all natural, sweetened with 100% xylitol and is offered in a 2.0-oz. tube. According to the firm, this product is sugar and fluoride free, and unlike most traditional toothpastes on the market, is not harmful if swallowed.

Dietary supplements have long been considered an important component of a well-balanced health routine. People turn to these products for general reasons, such as filling nutrition gaps and maintaining overall health and wellness—and to support specific systems within the body such as heart, bone and digestive health. Many consumers are devoted to their supplements and believe they are integral to their wellness pursuit.

Bluebonnet Nutrition Corp. now offers 100% natural dualaction protein powders. The supplement combines whey protein isolate, micellar casein and calcium caseinate, which offer amino acid support, purity and protection, says the firm. Varieties include: French Vanilla, Natural Original, Strawberry and Chocolate Flavors (all available in 1-lb and 2-lb canisters, and single-serving packets). And, all flavors excluding Natural Original flavor are sweetened with stevia.

EaseFemin from NaturaNectar is a women’s supplement that naturally reduces menopause and perimenopause symptoms. The company says this product is the first natural menopause supplement that contains premium Brazilian red bee propolis (IsoFactor). This polyphenol- and flavonoidrich ingredient is said to offer relief from hot flashes, night sweats and irritability. Other ingredients include soy aglycone isoflavones, an herbal blend, calcium and vitamin D3.

Continental Vitamin Company has just added Superior Source MicroLingual Slumber Helper to its list of product offerings. This natural herbal formula is said to support relaxation and sleep and contains no melatonin. The tablets eliminate hard-to-swallow pills, sprays or liquids, and dissolve in about fifteen seconds or less, thus promoting absorption.

Solgar introduces CRAN FLORA with Probiotics Plus Ester-C Vegetable Capsules. This formula delivers a blend of concentrated cranberry powder, L. acidophilus and Ester-C to help support urinary, intestinal and immune health, the company says. According to Solgar, “CRAN FLORA provides the equivalent of 40,000 mg (40 g) of fresh cranberries without the calories of juice!”

Silicium G7 Aloe from Silicium Laboratories combines aloe vera and organic silica to help remove toxins, cleanse the liver and benefit digestive health. Says the company, aloe vera is high in choline, which benefits liver health; silicon also supports liver health while helping to protect against heavy metals and pollutants.

Wakunaga of America has released Kyolic Formula 109. Containing Nattokinase, Kyolic Aged Garlic Extract and Suntheanine, this formula is believed to support heart health and healthy blood pressure levels. And, Kyolic Formula 109 is the only product of its kind on the market. SRP: $25.75 for 80 capsules.

Helios CORP and Sunbio announced that they received new dietary ingredient (NDI) approval for EstroG-100.