Health Plus, Inc. expanded its line of colon health products. The All-Natural Colon Cleanse is made with natural sweeteners (powdered orange juice and stevia) and is orange flavored. Colon health is important because it supports blood sugar regulation and contributes to overall health. This new product joins Health Plus, Inc.’s Original and Super Colon Cleanse products.
SRP: $13.99.

Mushroom Wisdom is marking its 20th anniversary with the launch of a new product line. The Health Mate line has eight targeted formulas, which include Breast-Mate, Prost-Mate, Heart-Mate, Joint-Mate, Calorie-Mate, Vision-Mate, Skin-Mate, and Brain-Mate. Each one uses a mushroom ingredient to support health and to help prevent against certain diseases.

Açaí Fruition with Resveratrol is new to the Reserveage Organics family of products. The product combines açai resveratrol, cherries and berries, which are believed to deliver a defense against toxins, free radicals and environmental stress; all of which are said to contribute to premature aging. Says the firm, “This supplement is for those seeking a natural way to rid their body of toxins while receiving the anti-aging benefits of Resveratrol.”

 

Solgar introduces Natural Omega-3 Vegetarian DHA Softgels. DHA is an important Omega-3 fatty acid and this premium quality vegetarian formulation utilizes a trademarked, DHA-rich algal oil that is manufactured to comply with the quality specifications. This supplement is free of gluten, wheat, dairy, yeast, sugar, sodium, artificial flavor and preservatives.

For years, WholeFoods Magazine has shined a light on natural products companies that market some of the country’s best top-selling products and has honored them with a Natural Choice Award. This year is no different. Once again, we are proud to honor some of the many excellent products that the natural products industry calls its own.

There are fruits, and then there are superfruits. More than just a lot of marketing hype, the title of superfruit most often designates a richly nutritious, often exotic and delicious food, one with studied health benefits. As a category, it is a relative newcomer to the dietary supplement stage, and as such it is still developing.

Many regulatory changes are percolating in the natural products industry. Leaders from several industry associations and nonprofits offer some insight about what could be in store for companies in the near future.

The subject of weight management does not only merit the concern of those looking to shed significant pounds. The term “management” applies beyond the effort undertaken by millions to achieve a healthier body composition. It also implies maintenance, and the struggle we all go through to retain that healthy state. The supplements available to aid in these efforts (rather than to magically or immediately secure results) are diverse.

Watery eyes, going through boxes of tissues and feeling stuffy and congested; allergy season causes millions to feel downright miserable.