November Launch Pad: Bloating, hormones and Brotein, oh my

By Danielle Masterson

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Whether you are dealing with bloat from all the takeout, desire six-pack abs like ‘The Situation’ or hormones have your libido down, November has many new offerings for whatever life throws your way.

Bloat Relief from Life Extension 

Life Extension has introduced a formula to combat occasional gas and bloating, just in time for the holidays. Bloat Relief combines artichoke and ginger extract with fennel seed oil and turmeric extract to promote gastrointestinal health and function as well as to relieve digestive discomfort.

Formulated with Prodigest, a patented blend of artichoke leaf and ginger root extract, Bloat Relief promotes healthy bile flow from the liver, which is another way to encourage food down the digestive tract. Meanwhile the ginger encourages gastric emptying.

Bloat Relief is available at Life Extension​ for $22. 

Femarelle Rejuvenate

Femarelle debuted Rejuvenate as a natural alternative to hormonal therapy. The formula aims to restore the body's hormonal balance to promote feminine health for women who start to notice the primary signs that come with changes in their menstrual cycle.

With 56 capsules per pack and a twice-daily recommended dosage, Femarelle Rejuvenate aims to offer a natural solution to many of the primary symptoms of hormonal decline. 

Backed by multiple studies, the formula aims to improve skin, sleep, energy, mood and restore libido. 

Femarelle is available on Amazon ​for $31. 

Persona’s new lineup 

Based on consumer demand and feedback, Persona added several new formulations to its roster. These new additions complement 80 other offerings available through Persona's personalized nutrition subscription service. Consumers can visit to complete a free online nutritional assessment, which leads to their personalized vitamin recommendations.

Beauty Wake

This small translucent pink capsule consists of horsetail extract, magnesium and floating hyaluronic acid, along with other ingredients for energy support. Beauty Wake helps maintain health from the inside out.

Beauty Sleep

Sleep goes hand in hand with feeling beautiful, so Persona's new Beauty Sleep supplement contains ingredients to help promote a more stress-free state. This formula contains collagen, horsetail extract, magnesium, floating hyaluronic acid and L-theanine, and is a complementary supplement to the Wake formula.

Immune Support

Persona's new Immune Support supplement uses an ingredient blend of botanicals, including AP-Bio, astralagus, reishi and beta-glucans to help support the immune system. According to Persona, a randomized clinical trial found that supplementation with 200mg of AP-Bio andrographis botanicals for five days promoted immune function and supported respiratory comfort. 

Skin Probiotic

Probiotics are often associated with gut health, but can do so much more. Persona's new Skin Probiotic features a unique mix of clinically studied probiotics and carotenoids like beta-carotene, lycopene and astaxanthin to support sun-exposed skin, promote hydrated skin and support a healthy scalp. 

Sleep Support 

To help aid in more restful and consistent sleep, Persona developed two updated melatonin products as part of its Sound Slumber Program. The supplements are sent in a rotating combination, keeping the body's own ability to make melatonin in check. The "snow globe" capsules consist of clear liquid and suspended white melatonin beads to represent a drifting-off sensation.


The melatonin-3mg kick-starts the body and mind in the first 28-days promote a better sleep.


The melatonin-500mcg formula provides a lower dosage of melatonin to help regulate the body's internal clock and maintain consistent sleep.

Improved Multivitamin Formulas 

Foundation Multi

The new multivitamin, designed to reduce nutrient gaps, is packaged in a new purple veggie capsule that is easier to swallow. The purple veggie capsule is void of artificial colors or dyes and is sustainably sourced from purple carrots.

Bariatric Multi 

Developed from the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) guidelines, Persona's newly formulated bariatric program features a multivitamin in a vegetarian softgel featuring nutrient levels these patients need as well as calcium citrate and iron formulated with vitamin C taken three times per day – all are packaged in individual tear-off pouches that can be easily taken on the go.

G-Force Advanced Dental Health Formula 

With ingredients like beetroot, zinc, jujube seed, berberine and turmeric, G-Force says their product produces whiter teeth, fresher breath and healthier gums within a few weeks by attacking bacteria and improving saliva with antioxidants and nutrients to ensure overall healing of dental problems. 

G-Force said their supplement starts works in three stages: 

The first stage is when the supplement creates an alkaline barrier that stops bacteria forming and breaks down the plaque.

In the second stage, it breaks down bacteria in the saliva, prevents blood from oozing out and fights against inflammation. Within a few weeks of consumption, G-Force pronises whiter teeth.

Third Stage: G-Force will tighten gums and improve saliva with antioxidants and nutrients to ensure overall healing of dental problems.  Improved saliva also helps to eliminate bad breath.

The supplement is only available at the G-Force website​ for $69 per bottle. 

Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino launches BROTRITION 

The BROTRITION line offers a number of products, including protein, pre-workout, BCAAs and a fat burner. 

With his signature names, taglines and quotes of motivation on each bottle, ‘The Situation’ debuted a pure whey/pure whey isolate called BROtein that comes in three flavors: flavors of Vanilla, Chocolate and Funfettis. BROTRITION also created a pre-workout, BDS GRENADE, in flavors Fruit Punch, Blue Raspberry and Watermelon. 

And for good measure, SITUATION ABS are available as a fat burner to help speed up the metabolism and enhance the lipogenic fat burning effect.

BROTRITION is available at​ for $29-$49 and in retail stores nationwide.

Trace Minerals Immune Support 

Trace Minerals announces the addition of six new products to its line of immune support products, including Apple Cider Vinegar Gummies, Immunity Gummies, Electrolyte Stamina Power Pak + Immunity, Elderberry Immunity Powder, Liquid Immunity+, and TMskincare Hand Sanitizer.

Apple Cider Vinegar Gummies​ helps support healthy bacteria for gut health, weight management, healthy blood sugar levels, immunity, and heart health. Each gummy provides 500 milligrams of unfiltered, organic ACV.

Immunity Gummies​ provide immune system-supporting nutrients to the diet to help keep the immune system strong and healthy, including 10 milligrams zinc, 250 milligrams vitamin C, 6 micrograms vitamin D, and 30 milligrams acerola cherry extract. 

Trace Minerals is also expanding its Electrolyte Stamina Power Pak line with the addition of a flavor that’s focused on immune support. Electrolyte Stamina Power Pak + Immunity​ is Trace’s classic Power Pak formula that contains essential immune supporting antioxidants, including 1,200 milligrams of vitamin C, manganese, and selenium, plus 200 milligrams of elderberry extract, 12 micrograms of vitamin D, and zinc that has been bumped up to 10 milligrams for even more immunity support. For those unfamiliar with Power Pak, it also features 15 additional B vitamins, minerals, and electrolytes for daily energy and hydration, plus a full spectrum ionic trace mineral complex for body mineral balance. 

Elderberry Immunity Powder​ is a natural Lemon Berry flavored drink mix that provides 200 milligrams of elderberry extract, 10 milligrams zinc, 1,000 milligrams vitamin C, and 100 milligrams of full spectrum, body mineral balancing ionic trace minerals for total defense immune support..

The final supplement focused on immune support is Liquid Immunity+​, a natural Mixed Berry flavored liquid that provides several immune supporting nutrients, including 200 milligrams elderberry, 15 milligrams zinc, 1,000 milligrams vitamin C, and 30 micrograms vitamin D for a multi-dimensional approach to support immune system function.

Available at Trace Minerals​, most products run under $30. 

Natrol Immunity

Natrol is also offering an immunity care package with zinc, vitamin D3, new Immune-Biotic powder packets, and melatonin.

Immune-Biotic​ is a quick-dissolve, no-water-needed powder that can be poured directly on the tongue to help support immune and digestive health.

Elderberry Gummies​ contains 90 mg of Vitamin C and 7.5 mg of zinc.

Easy-C Tablets​ are high potency vitamin C supplements that are easy on the stomach and available in 60 and 120 count packages.

Natrol Immune Boost​, which uses the clinically-tested superfood EpiCor (a fermented immune supporting yeast complex), in combination with high potency immune supporting supplements vitamin C, vitamin D3, selenium and zinc.

Vitamin D3​ is a no-water-needed fast dissolve, strawberry flavored tablet that helps support bones, teeth and immune health.

Most immune products are in the $10-$30 range and widely available online.

Natrol Relaxia

Natrol also wanted to help Americans calm down with Natrol Relaxia Ultimate Calm, a formula designed to manage daily stress. 

The proprietary blend contains calming herbs such as Ashwagandha, 5-HTP, L-Theanine and lemon balm. 

Available at Natrol ​for $26 and retailers like Target and Rite Aids for $17.

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