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Coconut palm sugar

organika-sugarSingle serving organic 100 per cent natural coconut palm sugar packs from Organika.Vegan, gluten-free, certified organic sugar.

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Bulklax: a natural laxitive

bulklax-st-francisA great bulk-forming natural laxative with herbs that promote regularity and soothe irritated bowels, aiding as well in the digestion and absorption of nutrients.     

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Three B vitamins in one

Tri-B Carlson LabsCarlson Tri-B is a nutrient formula containing vitamin B-6, vitamin B-12 and folate. Together, these vitamins help the body to metabolize carbohydrates, fats and proteins.    For more information on this and other products, call 888-234-5656 or visit

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BodySense Diet Kit

Bodysense by Preferred NutritionThe WomenSense BodySense Diet Kit makes weight loss easy. The two formulas in the BodySense Diet Kit from Preferred Nutrition work together safely and effectively to burn fat, curb appetite, neutralize carbs and starches, and prevent the storage of fat. Also included in the kit is an easy to follow meal plan with weight loss tips.            PNO.CA       

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Organic sprouted buckwheat

elan sprouted buck wheatSprouted buckwheat is a nourishing grain that has many benefits. Sprouting reduces food allergies, makes digestion easier by activating the enzymes needed for digestion, balances blood sugar levels and diminishes the risk of high blood pressure. Buckwheat is one of the most complete sources of protein on the planet and contains all eight amino acids. Sprouted buckwheat can also prevent anxiety, depression and mental fatigue. For more information, please visit

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PGX Daily

PGX Natural FactorsTo help control hunger and moderate portion size, simply take the PGX Daily Pre-Meal Protein Drink Mix 30 to 60 minutes before meals. The combination of PGX and whey protein will reduce hunger so that you will be satisfied with smaller portions, and will give you the willpower to pass up high calorie, low nutrient foods. PGX Daily Pre-Meal Drink Mix works great with any weight loss program.         

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Immune formula for kids

Deep Immune for Kids St. Francis

Great tasting and safe for kids, this product is a special children's version of our popular Deep Immune® formula. Deep Immune® for Kids stimulates improved immune function in children who suffer from recurring colds and flus.          

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Arthritis Relief

Genuine Health Arthritis reliefWith only research-proven ingredients, fast arthritis relief+ – containing Natural Eggshell Membrane, AvoVida® & Bromelain – provides multi-dimensional benefits.  When taken daily, fast arthritis relief+ prevents and treats joint pain, while providing cartilage building and anti-inflammatory benefits.   
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Suoer Omega-3

Carlson OmegaCarlson Super Omega-3 Gems® contain marine oils from deep, cold water fish. These are especially rich in the important Omega-3's, EPA and DHA, which help support brain and cardiovascular health.  Each easy-to-swallow soft gel provides 600 mg of omega-3's.

Please call 888/234-5656.

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Ester-C Energy Boost Vitamin Drink Mix

Sisu Esther CIntroducing SISU To Go Ester-C® Energy Boost! SISU is launching a new sub-brand of "To Go" products starting with Ester-C® Energy Boost, a non-effervescent, orange-flavoured, vitamin drink mix. With 1,000 mg of Ester-C® per serving as well as nourishing vitamins, minerals and electrolytes, retailers can capitalize on the growing demand for naturally functional beverages and upgrade their consumers to the clinically-proven benefits of Ester-C® brand vitamin C.

For more information, call 800/663-4163.

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Fight fall allergies and colds

Preferred Immune CareImmuno-Care™ provides one-a-day immune system support to fight seasonal allergies, coughing and wheezing, chronic colds and flu, and symptoms of autoimmune related disorders. Immuno-Care has been clinically tested, shown to balance the immune system, and support the body against infection. Guaranteed to work! Now available from Preferred Nutrition.
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Plant-based sport nutrition system

Vega SportVega Sport is the first complete, all-natural, plant-based sport nutrition system specifically developed to help athletes perform at their best – before, during and after training and competition. Formulated by Brendan Brazier, professional Ironman triathlete and bestselling author on performance nutrition, the Vega Sport nutrition system is 100% plant-based, free of common allergens including dairy, gluten and soy, and contains no artificial flavours, colours or sweeteners.
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Make-over for breathable liner

NatracareThe original, Natracare Breathable liner is undergoing a make-over following customer demand. This eternal favourite is still made using 100% certified organic cotton, a totally chlorine-free fluff core and a non-petroleum film barrier for extra protection. By modifying the design, the Natracare Mini panty liner is still breathable but now even more comfortable and durable. The Mini liner is free from latex, perfumes, petroleum-based plastics and super-absorbent gels and packed in recycled card packaging.
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Rejuvenates aging cells, boosts energy

TA-65 md is a patented, double blind studied, extract of a rare astragalus that is proven to activate the enzyme telomerase, restore your aging immune system, increase bone density, give increased energy and endurance, improve vision, and improve on skin elasticity. TA 65, a nutraceutical, is the ONLY, commercially available, proven and approved extract of astragalus to actually activate the telomerase enzyme which in turn re-grows telomers. TA 65 is extremely safe and the contra-indications are the same for astragalus herb. Visit us at
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BPA-free amber glass jars

Eden FoodsEden Foods introduces new protective amber glass jars for its organic crushed tomatoes and sauces of Canadian family organic tomatoes, available in 680 and 398 ml sizes. Product lines includes Spaghetti Sauce, No Salt Spaghetti Sauce, Pizza Pasta Sauce, Crushed Tomatoes, Crushed Tomatoes with Sweet Basil, and Crushed Tomatoes with Roasted Onion & Garlic. The only tomatoes in Canada packed in BPA free amber glass. It protects nutrients and flavour from light damage. 888/424-3336
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Enhancement of sexual desire and function

Natural Factors MacaOne of maca's most renowned benefits is the enhancement of sexual desire and function for both men and women. Clinical trials confirm these properties, including maca's support for erectile function. Maca does not directly affect the level of sex hormones in the body. Rather, it seems to work on the glands that synchronize all hormones. This support for endocrine glands, including the adrenals and thyroid gland, may also contribute to maca's effects on stress, mood, energy, and endurance. Maca shares similar properties with red Korean ginseng, which also supports the endocrine glands.

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Vista-smNew look for Vista Magazine

Order the new-look VISTA Magazine to your retail location for only $99.95 per year for unlimited copies. VISTA has been in the Canadian health food market for almost

15 years and is a proven effective and valuable sales tool. Well-researched articles and current health trends will bring your customers back to the store looking for products we advertise.

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For Optimum Joint Health

osteo-move-natural-factorsFor optimal joint health        

Natural Factors OsteoMove Extra Strength Joint Care incorporates glucosamine, chondroitin, and MSM, the key joint-building nutrients and InflamRelief Complex, a blend of seven concentrated fruit extracts that work synergistically to provide antioxidant power. OsteoMove also includes standardized extracts of boswellia and turmeric, two anti-inflammatory botanicals, type II collagen and hyaluronic acid.

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Helps Relieve Joint Pain

supreme-collagen-monnolHelps relieve joint pain

Supreme Collagen is an excellent formula to help relieve joint pain and to maintain healthy cartilage, bones, skin and connective tissues.  Supreme Collagen contains 5000 mg of hydrolysed collagen per daily dosage + glucosamine, chondroitin and MSM.  Helps keep your mobility!  800/463-0420

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Platinum Naturals

active-x-platinumTargeted combo gives athletes what they need

Activ-x® contains a targeted combination of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, omega oils and adaptogens.  Plus, it is NSF® Certified for Sport™ to give athletes what they need. activ-x® is made with Platinum’s OST® for superior absorption of nutrients.  800/668-5028

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CNHR News Podcast

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News, Views and Happenings in the world of Canadian Natural Health.

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July/August Issue


It is the once-a-year issue of CNHR where we turn the spotlight on to our industry suppliers. We share your stories of innovation, determination and creativity in bringing your products to market. It is the opportunity for suppliers to show and tell how they support the natural health retailers.

What is the "deal?"

It is our best offer of the year: When you buy a full or half page ad, you get a FREE full or half page to tell your company’s story. In this issue, our editorial is your company story.

Contact: Candace Sicari - or Katherine Stevens -

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