ECA Supplement Winners
This image gallery showcases the 2018 Editor's Choice Award (ECA) supplement winners. Categories range from Antioxidants to Women's Health.
This year's antioxidant finalist manufacturers are Bee & You, David Rio, Freshcap Mushrooms, Terry Naturally® and Vibrant Health®. To view all finalists, click here.
Vibrant Health Green Vibrance +25 billion Probiotics
Powders are in, and Vibrant Health works overtime to include nearly every nutrient under the sun into a single-scoop powder. Formulated to support four foundations of health: nutrition, circulation, digestion and immunity – the latter two are powered by a significant 25 billion CFUs of probiotics from 12 different specific strains. An impressive lineup of “antioxidant life preservers” runs the gamut from grape seed to organic goji berries. Adaptogenic herbs help with stress relief and energy.
Brain Health Finalists
This year's brain health finalist manufacturers are Emerald Health Bioceuticals, Freshcap Mushrooms, Gaia Herbs, Liveli and Perfect Keto. To view all finalists, click here.
Brain Health Winner
Emerald Health Bioceuticals – Endo Brain
Emerald Health Bioceuticals’ Endo Brain was developed to naturally support mental acuity, cognition, memory and focus by nurturing and nourishing your endocannabinoid system. The non-cannabis formula contains Bacopa and Huperzine to provide the same benefits as cannabidiol (CBD) at a more advanced level, protecting the brain from oxidative damage and keeping the mind and body in nature’s perfect balance. The formula is vegan and non-GMO (genetically modified organism).
Digestive Health Finalists
This year's digestive health finalist manufacturers are Gundry MD™, Pinch, Pure Essence, Uplift Food and Vermont Village. To view all finalists, click here.
Digestive Health Winner
Real-Zymes are enzyme supplements customized to fit personal needs. They reduce proteins, carbohydrates and fats, assuring efficient digestion. Real-Zymes function as a replacement for the lack of enzymes in foods and for those we might no longer make enough of for ourselves. Pure Essence offers nine personalized formulas covering popular diets such as Atkins, Paleo and Mediterranean, Keto, Vegetarian and an All-American.
Healthy Aging Finalists
This year's healthy aging finalist manufacturers are InstaNatural, Natural Force, NeoCell, Quantum Health and Quicksilver Scientific. To view all finalists, click here.
Healthy Aging Winner
Quantum Health – Macula 30+
Quantum Health’s Macula 30+ is an eye health formula that helps to maintain macular health as consumers age. It was formulated by Dr. James Stringham, who is among the leading experts in eye health nutrition and is based on the latest research. Macula 30 + is for adults 40 and older, and includes a 30-mg dose of Lutimax 2020 Lutein (from OmniActive Health Technologies) and 6-mg dose of zeaxanthin in the same ratio found in nature. It also includes omega-3, vitamins C and E and zinc.
Joint Health Finalists
This year's joint health finalist manufacturers are Future Pharm, KAL, NOW, Swanson Health and Zatural. To view all finalists, click here.
Joint Health Winner
Zatural – Organic Hot Cream
Zatural’s Organic Hot Cream has a soothing aroma and hot-cold sensations to relax sore muscles and aid joints.
This year's multivitamin finalist manufacturers are CATALO, Dr. David Williams, LymeWell, Olimp Laboratories and Persona. To view all finalists, click here.
Olimp Born in the Gym—Vita-Min Multiple Sport
Breaks down capsules to vitamins and minerals. The vitamin capsule contains citrus bioflavonoids to help with absorption, with green tea for an energy boost. The mineral capsules are notable for using nearly twice the levels of magnesium than calcium, which is great. And most minerals are Albion’s chelates.
Personal Care Finalists
This year's personal care finalist manufacturers are Alban Muller, Desert Essence, Dream Water, emerginC and Univera. To view all finalists, click here.
Personal Care Winner
Alban Muller – Raw Chocolate Mousse Face Mask
Alban Muller’s Raw Chocolate Mousse Face Mask uses raw chocolate created via an extraction process intended to preserve the active molecules of the cocoa beans. The exclusive low-temperature selective extraction method preserves the molecules without harming them and produces an ultra-concentrated extract titrated in theobromine, proantocyanidins (antioxidants) and phenylethylamin. The product’s is created via an exclusive formulation process resulting in an emulsion with a whipped, mousse texture. The mask is COSMOS certified.
This year's probiotics finalist manufacturers are Temple Lifestyle Brands, NOW, Peptiva, Seed and NatureWise. To view all finalists, click here.
NatureWise—Oral Health Chewable Probiotics
NatureWise Oral Health Chewable Probiotics help replenish the good bacteria that defend against pathogenic bacteria. The science-backed formula includes 12 targeted strains clinically shown to promote oral health while significantly improving upper respiratory immunity in children and adults.
Specialty Supplement Finalists
This year's specialty supplement finalist manufacturers are Fusion Naturals, NATURAL Tea, Quality of Life, Swanson Health and The Synergy Company. To view all finalists, click here.
Specialty Supplement Winner
Swanson Health – Vision Defense Eye Health Formula
Swanson’s Vision Defense features researched macular carotenoids—astaxanthin and zeaxanthin—plus Lutemax® 2020 (from OmniActive Health Technologies), in an optimal 5:1 ratio of lutein and both zeaxanthin isomers (RR-and RS [meso]-zeaxanthin), with an antioxidant blend of TrueBroc® broccoli extract (from Brassica Protection Products LLC), Mirtoselect® bilberry extract (from Indena) and AstaPure® astaxanthin (from Algatechnologies) to support healthy retinas and vision health.
Sports Nutrition Supplement Finalists
This year's sports nutrition supplement finalist manufacturers are Bourn Relentless, Clean Machine, Coromega, LifeSeasons and Manitoba Harvest.
Sports Nutrition Supplement Winner
Bourn Relentless—RE+ BCAA
RE+ BCAAs provide 5g of fermented Branched Chain Amino Acids (as InstAminos™) in a scientifically dosed 2:1:1 ratio to meet every athlete’s essential needs.
Weight Management Finalists
This year's weight management finalist manufacturers are Ancient Nutrition, Healthy Directions, Modere, Olimp Laboratories and Xyngular. To view all finalists, click here.
Weight Management Winner
Modere – Trim Coconut Lime
Trim Coconut Lime by Modere features a combination of two scientifically studied technologies. Plant-derived conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) accelerates fat reduction by supporting fat metabolism, blocking fat transport, and reducing fat cell size and formation. The result is a more sculpted, lean body. Multipatented collagen/HA [hyaluronic acid] Matrix® technology in a highly absorbable form has been clinically shown to replenish collagen and HA levels, restoring firmer, more youthful skin.
Women's Health Finalists
This year's women's health finalist manufacturers are Amazing Grass, Nutraceutical, NutriGold, Rael and Reserveage Nutrition. To view all finalists, click here.
Women's Health Winner
Reserveage Nutrition – Lipid Beauty Complex with Specialized Pro-Resolving Mediators
Unique “beauty lipids” help reduce visible signs of aging, including UV light, pollution, cold temperatures and diet, which are factors that contribute to a less-than-vibrant appearance. Lipid Beauty Complex™ from Reservage Nutrition contains specialized pro-resolving mediators (SPMs) that support the body’s ability to calm activity associated with acute inflammation for healthier skin and hair. Sourced from the deep waters of Alaska, this “beauty oil” delivers a pure composition of bioactive lipids including eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and docosapentaenoic acid (DPA), plus naturally-occurring, fat-soluble vitamins A and D.