Health & Fitness Product Reviews

The 2017 Health, Wellness & Natural Beauty Healthy Brand Showcase

2017 Health, Wellness & Natural Beauty by Healthy Brand Showcase
Written by Jane Emery

LA’s The Place attended the 2017 Healthy Brand Showcase, a one-day product showcase where we discovered new health, wellness, fitness, nutrition, and natural beauty products to share with our readers.

Some of the great brands included:

MyChelle Dermaceuticals are proven products that have has stood the test of time. They are a pioneer that transformed the natural beauty industry by being the first to use anti-aging peptides, plant stem cells, and clinically proven dermatological products that are bioactive, ethically sourced, and formulated with high-performance ingredients for superior results and a lifetime of natural, healthy skin. Learn more at

SPIbelt – The Original Running Belt
Created by Kim Overton 10 years ago, this inventive fitness accessory is perfect for running enthusiasts, hikers, bikers or anyone that needs a convenient useful belt that fits snug around your waist. It holds any size cell phone, keys or small items.

Spy belt recently launched their newest belt, LUXE By SPIbelt, that has a cool versatile look that will take you from work to the gym to a night on the town with three metal colors: Gunmetal, Gold and Silver. Learn more at


Dial One Windows, Orange County, CA



Dollop Gourmet
None of us want to live without delicious sweet treats, and Dollop Gourmet has brought us three flavors of a delicious frosting that uses real and good ingredients. Dollop’s founder Heather Saffer owned her own successful bakeshop, won on Food Network’s Cupcake Wars and ABC’s Shark Tank, has two cookbooks – The Dollop Book of Frosting (Adams Media, 2013) and Very Easy Vegan Desserts (Sterling, 2018), and is bringing her sweet touch to retail stores across the globe with the Dollop Gourmet line of products.

Dollop's founder Heather Saffer

Dollop’s founder Heather Saffer

Dollop’s sweet treats made with sustainably-sourced vegan, gluten-free, non-GMO ingredients satisfy without sacrifice. For more information, visit:

Made In Nature is a healthy organic snack company offering “Supersnacks” that are healthy for you and delicious at the same time. Packed with real food and real flavor – fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, spices, grains and dried fruit snacks that will satisfy your sweet tooth. And such a great way for kids to eat healthy food and avoid toxic unhealthy commercial sweets.

All products are made with the highest-quality ingredients, are USDA Certified Organic, and Non-GMO Project Verified. That’s huge! To find where you can buy these and for more info, go to

If you’re an ice cream lover, ProYo High Protein Low Fat Ice Cream allows you to have delicious ice cream back in your life. It is so flavorful you’ll never guess it’s low-fat and low-calorie while providing balanced nutrition. ProYo products are non-GMO, low glycemic, certified gluten-free, OU-D Kosher, no artificial colors and stabilizers! For more info:

pro yo

ZEROWATER is a portable filtration system that comes as a pitcher, or a 26 oz tumbler, which utilizes its high performance 5-Stage filtration, which removes solids from tap water, including heavy metals such as lead and chromium to dirt, rust and even radiological and pharmaceutical agents.


ZeroWater is the number one water on  the market that removes more impurities and delivers the purest tasting water compared to leading brands. Check it out here: 

Since 2006, Earth Circle Organics has been a longtime trusted source of organic and wild superfoods, and supplier that major brands have used for ingredients in their products. They also partner with producers dedicated to their local communities and sustainability.

Earth Circle Organics

From maca powder, chlorella powder, and mesquite and more, they are the go-to company for the best of raw and organic superfoods. Soon to launch their own line! To learn more, go to

Morinaga Natural Foods, Inc. showcased their newest product, Alove, the first ever Japanese-style yogurt with delicious chewy pieces of aloe vera, in three flavors – original aloe vera, strawberry, and blueberry. Alove is a good source of protein and calcium and is naturally flavored. Morinaga Nutritional Foods, Inc. also produces Mori-Nu branded silken tofu and the Multnomah Falls almond and soymilk blend. Learn more at


BIOHM – Products that are a must for good health.-
If your system is out of balance because of antibiotic use or other causes, you may have an overgrowth of bad bacteria, fungus, yeast and more. BIOHM is the first and only probiotic engineered to address the significant role fungi plays in digestive health. They offer a colon cleanser to rid your system of toxins, a Prebiotic supplement that supports the growth of probiotic supplements, and a probiotic supplement.

Considered the “next generation” performance probiotic, BIOHM combines beneficial fungi strains, beneficial bacteria strains and …a powerful enzyme developed to break down digestive plaque and maintain total balance in the digestive system. Brilliant product. For more information, visit:

Dr. Melina Jampolis, SpiceFit, a physician nutrition specialist co-founded spice fit. Her approach is based on using the right concentration of some of Mother Nature’s most powerful and effective herbs, spices, and compounds derived from nature’s most therapeutic plants. Such as ThermaSpice, formulated to help with weight loss, using a proprietary blend called Slimvence.

These cutting-edge supplements play a valuable part in helping you reach your health goals and maintain an optimal body weight.  For more info, visit:

Eat The Ball
A new generation of bread that is a novel idea. Eat The Ball is a new kind of bread that is fermented, then  frozen in the innovative pro.ferment.iced® production process…  “an example of a sensible food technology with the primary purpose of feeding our future generations.”

This technique allows for a long shelf life while using natural ingredients Eat The Ball breads are fermented, not baked, allowing vitamins and minerals to stay intact and in their naturally occurring state. Eat the ball comes in a variety of sport ball shapes. Learn more at

Nature Nate’s
Honey is known for its antibacterial and antifungal properties. It is a good source of antioxidents. Nature Nate’s only sells raw, unpasteurized honey to preserve the natural enzymes and pollens. Nature Nate’s is a mission-driven, sustainable company that cares for the bees and the planet. For more info go to:

Nature Nate's Raw Honey

SAMBAZON was energizing guests with their acai bowls. The pioneer of Acai and organic Amazon Superfoods, SAMBAZON supplies Acai product options and fresh juices, smoothies, energy drinks and frozen superfruit products made from delicious blends of Brazilian fruits and botanicals like Acai, acerola, yerba mate and guarana.
A socially and environmentally- conscious company, SAMBAZON products are USDA Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified, vegan, and made with Ecocert Fair Trade ingredients. For more information, visit:

Wyndmere Naturals provides 100% pure therapeutic essential oils. They’ve been in business over 22 years since 1995. Their artisan growers and skilled distillers are experts with the ability to fine-craft the best quality oils from around the world.
Wyndmere products have been carried in natural food stores, spas, salons and grocery stores and newer markets include medical patient care settings, hospitals, pharmacies, assisted living facilities and schools. More information can be found at

Other great items included:

Bamboo! Who knew! It actually makes for a luxury toilet paper derived from 100% sustainable bamboo fiber. It’s a soft and strong alternative that’s affordable and kinder to the planet. Made without harsh chemicals, bleaches, chlorine, or additives, each roll is individually hand-wrapped and delivered to customers using only biodegradable, recyclable and plastic-free packaging.  proving that one small change can make a world of difference. Learn more at

Greenshield organic laundry detergent, free and clear of toxic ingredients.

Katherine Cosmetics is a natural makeup collection. They featured their Brow Solution multi-tasking tool for perfect brows.

Ancient Minerals Magnesium Lotion from

Herbed Sea Salt – Natural fine sea salt infused with organic herbs and vegetables. Tasty! By

CBT Vanilla Lavender all-natural scented soy candles – “Ignite the light of your soul”

h2go force copper vacuum double wall stainless steel thermal bottle with threaded insulated lib for hot or cold beverages.

About the author

Jane Emery