Blue Diamond Growers introduces its original and unsweetened Almond Breeze in a new economical 64-oz. size. Sensitive diets-friendly Almond Breeze still contains no dairy, lactose, cholesterol, peanuts, casein, gluten, eggs, saturated fat or MSG, and is an excellent source of calcium and vitamins D and E, says the company.

Probar has added an “Old School PB&J” flavor to its line of nutrition bars. According to the company, there are 15 whole, organic foods in every bar. They are also 100% vegan and free of trans-fats.
4752 W. California Ave., Ste. 1000, Salt Lake City, UT 84104, www.theprobar.com
 

Aunt Gussie’s Cookies & Crackers has introduced a new line of gluten-free English muffins and focaccia breads. The products are wheat and dairy free and are made with whole grains. They are all-natural and contain no HFCS or trans-fats, according to the company. Each package includes ix servings.

Bob’s Red Mill launches two gluten-free baking mixes, Shortbread Cookie Mix and Vanilla Cake Mix. Made with whole grain sorghum flour, the mixes are an addition to the rapidly growing gluten-free product category. All it takes is a little creativity to make interesting recipes from these mixes like adding a fruit filling to the cake mix.
SRP: $3.79

Annie’s Naturals releases new dressings  along with new packaging. New flavors include Lite Herb Balsamic, Fat-Free Raspberry Balsamic and Fat-Free Mango. Each is conveniently packaged in an 8-oz. bottle. And, the new flavors add extra taste to salads, without the added calories or fat.
SRP: $3.49

From La Vita Health Foods are La Vita All Natural Crunchy Cookies. The cookies are gluten free, sugar free, have zero trans fats, are vegan, probiotic and have no cholesterol. These diabetic-friendly cookies are available in almond, raspberry lemon, chocolate, peanut butter, chocolate chip, strawberry, poppy seed and Cajun.

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Fill in the blank: Tens of thousands of kids can benefit from ____________. Did you say vitamins? Exercise? Nutritious meals, perhaps? Well, if you were on the panel of doctors who published a piece in Pediatrics last month, your answer would have been “drugs.” Surprised? Sadly, I’m not.