drink

New York, NY—WholeFoods reported last month on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) publication of draft guidelines concerning the distinction between beverages and liquid dietary supplements. Since then, as part of the commentary phase of the FDA guideline process, Ullman, Shapiro and Ullman, LLP have submitted a thorough response statement in opposition to the proposed FDA guidelines.

parents and kids

Boston, MA—A review of relevant data has highlighted some trends in, and pinpointed factors influencing the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among young people. The study, out of Harvard Medical School and Boston University, tracked available statistics to look for factors influencing CAM use in the pediatric population, or those 18 years old and younger.

10 Influential Industry Members, Part<br />
One

The natural products industry is fortunate to have among its fold numerous movers and shakers who have helped shape our trade into what it is today and are molding it into what it will be tomorrow

Cholesterol

Heart health expert and cardiologist Dr. William Davis, M.D., talks about the importance of lowering high cholesterol naturally and reducing your chances of coronary heart disease with the use of magnesium and other nutritional strategies.

cirque du cardiovasculaire

Heart health has developed into somewhat of a circus—with Big Pharma companies as the ringleaders. Some of the pharmaceuticals and methods used to sell them are high-flying acts that are not suitable for the faint of heart, literally.

Health SupportFired Up for Men is a male enhancing tonic from Health Support, Inc. According to the company, “Our customers’ response is ‘thumbs up’ for this breakthrough product.” This natural supplement offers safe support for maximum performance and promotes sexual enhancement where men need it most for peak performance.

ReserveAgeNew from ReserveAge Organics is Menopause Advantage. This formula includes two powerful menopause support ingredients: the Pro-Longevity Factors Proprietary Blend of resveratrol (400 mg) and dong quai (40 mg).  According to the company, the supplements “ease the physical transition while helping to maintain mental balance.”

SolgarSolgar introduces Sublingual Liquid B-12 2,000 mcg with B-Complex. This great-tasting liquid formula is an excellent choice for those who have difficulty swallowing tablets or capsules. One full dropper provides 2,000 mcg of vitamin B-12 (as cyanocobalamin) and a synergistic B-complex blend.
500 Willow Tree Rd., Leonia, NJ 07605, www.solgar.com

Enzymatic TherapyThe Heart Matters line from Enzymatic Therapy supports heart health. Artery Advantage (vitamin K2,garlic, pomegranate) aids healthy arteries and blood flow; BP Manager (stevia, hawthorn, olive leaf, dandelion, lycopene) supports healthy blood pressure levels; Cholesterol Shield (plant sterols) reduces cholesterol; and HDL Booster (CoQ10 and antioxidants) raises HDL.