OptiPure now offers Sacha Inchi, a superfood that contains omegas–3, –6 and–9. Three forms are available: a vitamin E-rich oil with “an outstanding shelf life;” a high-protein, fiber-rich powder that is ready to mix with water; and seeds that can be coated and used in confectionary products. All are gluten-free, vegan and non-GMO.
 
New from Fruit d’Or is Cran Naturelle Organic, from whole organic cranberry. It comes in organic cranberry protein powder, whole cranberry fruit powder, high-potency tea powder, organic cranberry juice extract powder and organic cranberry seed oil. 

News and notes from industry suppliers.

Often, we don’t know what we need to make our lives more convenient, until some new technology arrives to show us. People got by without the Internet fairly well in the pre-digital era, but can you imagine life without it now? If so, good for you! You’re a more resourceful sort than the rest of us over-connected Web crawlers. But the point here is that the same general principle applies to retailing. Once you’ve integrated or upgraded to some of the technologies described below, you’ll never know how you got by without them.

embria epicor

Embria Health Sciences just added four Olympic medals and one World Cup championship to its team.

heart supplements

Hadley, MA—A combination of vitamin E (delta tocotrienols), antioxidant polyphenols and niacin may support heart health by reducing inflammation.

osteoarthritis natural

Toms River, NJ—A bone health ingredient has shown promise for reducing osteoarthritis symptoms in a new study published in Integrative Medicine.

brain health magnesium

City of Industry, CA­­—New research published in the Journal of Neuroscience could indicate that higher levels of magnesium in the brain may support brain health.

herb weight loss

Benicia, CA—Two published studies on a branded ingredient show much promise for overweight individuals. The herbal formulation studied combines Sphaeranthus indicus and Garcinia mangostana (Meratrim, from InterHealth Nutraceuticals, based here).