Eden Foods announces six new 29-oz. canned bean products. The organic line includes Black Turtle Beans, Dark Red Kidney Beans, Garbanzo Beans, Navy Beans, Pinto Beans and Cannellini Beans. The cans do not contain the harmful chemical BPA. Eden Beans are an excellent source of fiber, protein, complex carbohydrates, potassium, B vitamins, antioxidants and other vitamins and minerals.

Nutritional Design offers Supreme Cutlets, a vegan alternative to chicken. The low-calorie cutlets, which provide 12 grams of protein per two cutlets serving, are free of GMOs, cholesterol and trans-fat. Cutlets are also egg, gluten, starch and preservative free. According to the company, cutlets are easy to adapt to existing to recipes.

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Vegetarianism and veganism are increasingly common lifestyle choices, while raw foods constitutes a health craze that is gaining in popularity. But practitioners of the three diets discussed in this article are all likely looking, at least in part, to further their wellbeing.

This year, Kettle Brand is rolling out two new 100-calorie packs to add to its collection of baked potato chips. The Sea Salt & Vinegar and Aged Whi te Cheddar 100 calorie packs contain i ron, protein and potassium, and are low in fat and saturated fat. Kettle Brand uses only natural seasonings, oils and non-GMO ingredients.

Honey Stinger, manufacturer of honey-based nutritional products, introduces a new flavor to join its expansive collection of protein bars, energy bars and gel packets. The new bar is designed specifically for athletes to consume after a workout in order to rebuild muscle. The bar contains 10 grams of protein in whey protein isolate form, and it is made with 100% organic honey. SRP: $1.89

 Blair’s Sauces & Snacks offers a new line of Death Jars salsa. There are two types of Death Salsa: medium and XXX Hot. There also is a Qu so Cheese Dip, which Blair’s says is “deathalicious.”  The products join an already extensive collection of sauces and snacks that promise to satisfy the consumers’ mouths with spices. 

163Clif Bar & Company presents energy shots in gel form. There are four flavors, each containing different amounts of caffeine. The Chocolate flavor and Razz flavor packets each contain no caffeine. The Strawberry flavored gel contains 25 mg of caffeine per serving, and the Mocha flavor contains 50 mg of caffeine per serving.

Ultimate Superfoods introduces Ojio proteinpacked, raw, organic hemp seeds. The protein is very digestible, and the seeds offer eight essential amino acids including omega-6 and omega-3. They contain antioxidants, fiber, iron, calcium, vitamin E and vitamin A. One tablespoon contains 31% of the DRI of iron and five grams of fiber.