Arthur Andrew Medical offers Floraphage, a prebiotic “Phage.” When Floraphage destroys bad bacteria within the gut, nutrients are released that act as a high-quality prebiotic food. Lab testing shows Floraphage can increase the growth rate of supplemented probiotics by a factor of 24, without gas and bloating. This increased growth provides overall support to immune and digestive health. 

Probium offers Oral Blis Combo 4B, a supplement designed to support oral health. The supplement contains Blis K12 and Blis M18, two strains of Streptococcus salivarius that protect the teeth, gums, sinuses and throat. These fast-dissolve tablets are gluten free, non-dairy and non-GMO, and come in bottles of 30.

Twinlab’s new PS Gummies are intended to support brain function with phosphatidylserine (PS). PS has been shown in studies to support memory and cognitive function in students. This product was formulated using Sharp-PS Green, a non-soy, vegetarian PS produced by Enzymotec.

Life Extension now offers CalReduce Selective Fat Binder, chewable mint tablets that safely bind to excess fats in the body and may help maintain a healthy weight. The supplement incorporates alpha-cyclodextrin, a patented super-fiber said to help absorb fat molecules from food before they enter the bloodstream.

Carlson Laboratories has released Carlson Nutra-Support Stress, said to lower stress by supporting nervous system and brain health. It contains eight B vitamins that aid in regulating metabolic functions, and serve as needed micronutrients in times of stress. It also has vitamin C to serve as an antioxidant.

Natrol, Inc. made several new additions to its line, including Tart Cherry with Melatonin, Sleep & Repair, Melatonin 10 mg Fast Dissolve, Advanced 5-HTP Stress Support Fast Dissolve, Biotin 10,000 mcg Fast Dissolve, Collagen Skin & Joint Complex, Bromelain 250 mg, Coconut Oil 1000 mg Softgels and Laci Le Beau Cleanse NOW.

Philadelphia, PA—A new study published in Hepatology shows a heavy increase in liver injury from dietary and herbal supplements, going from 7% to 20% over a 10-year period.

New York, NY— Nutritional supplement maker Twinlab Corporation has been acquired by Twinlab Consolidation Corporation (TCC) a strategic employee-owned company.

Austin, TX—Recent statistics published in HerbalGram show that herbal dietary supplement sales in 2013 rose by 7.9% in the mainstream retail markets in the United States, reaching a total figure of approximately six billion dollars for the first time ever.