Natrol Sports Nutrition Nominated for Five Bodybuilding Awards has announced its 2010 Supplement Awards nominations, recognizing excellent industry leaders that deliver high-quality, effective products. Medical Research Institute (MRI), a premium sports nutrition brand, and Prolab, a sports nutrition value brand, have been nominated for a total of five 2010 Supplement Awards. MRI and Prolab are two brands that comprise Natrol Sports Nutrition Division. Natrol, Inc. is a premier marketer, manufacturer, and distributor of nationally branded nutritional products.

MRI and Prolab join more than 80 sports nutrition brands as this year's nominees for the annual Supplement Awards. The below-listed products by MRI and Prolab have been nominated for 2010 Supplement Awards in these categories:

    MRI Black                                           PROLAB Glutamine
    Powder(R)                                          Powder
    Nitric Oxide Supplement of the Year      Glutamine Supplement of the Year
    Pre-Workout Supplement of the Year
                                                             PROLAB N-Large2(TM)
    MRI NO2                                            Weight Gainer of the Year
    Nitric Oxide Supplement of the Year

Gabriel Flores, Director, Sports Nutrition MRI/PROLAB, says: "The MRI and Prolab brands are pleased to be nominated for Supplement Awards, as the Natrol Sports Nutrition Division prides itself on providing products with revolutionary ingredients designed to positively impact the body's building potential." He continues, "We are especially proud that MRI Black Powder(R) has been nominated in two award categories; and, we encourage everyone to vote for your favorite supplements." + Supplement Awards nominations are based on leading products in each award category, selected from more than 12,000 products that carries. Consumers choose winners by voting online via this link on, through August 15, 2010 (over 365,000 votes were cast last year). Winners are announced live, September 25, on the 2010 Mr. Olympia Expo stage at this year's Olympia Weekend, scheduled for September 24-25 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

About offers more than 12,000 health and fitness supplements and accessories to help people achieve their fitness goals. The online company also provides more than 25,000 pages of FREE bodybuilding and fitness information, including articles, video, and audio segments, with new content added daily. Consumers can vote here, through Aug. 15, for the Supplement Awards.

About Medical Research Institute—Science. Innovation. Performance.

MRI is the leader in innovative sports nutrition products with a focus on combining science-based, unique active ingredients with highly efficient nutrient-delivery technologies exclusive to the MRI brand. Its signature product line includes NO2(R), CE2 Hi-Def(R), and Pro-NOS(R), along with other innovative solutions for power and endurance athletes such as Anabolic Switch(R), Black Powder(R), NO2 Charger(TM), and NO2 RipCuts(TM).+ MRI distributes products nationally through specialty retail stores GNC (General Nutrition Company) and The Vitamin Shoppe(R), other fine vitamin retailers, and online at and For more information, call 1.888.448.4246 or visit

About Prolab Nutrition, Inc.—Performance Simplified(TM)

For more than 20 years, Prolab Nutrition, Inc. has been providing trusted, high-quality, high-performance sports nutrition products to professional bodybuilders, elite athletes, and fitness enthusiasts. PROLAB helped pioneer a sports-specific approach to athletes' nutrition, with a comprehensive line of scientifically engineered formulas and single-ingredient products that allow athletes to customize their nutritional supplements program to: 1) meet specific training and physique goals; and, 2) support a healthy, active lifestyle. All PROLAB(R) products feature innovative, specialized formulas designed to support training and nutrition goals at every level of an athlete's regimen.+

PROLAB is committed to consistently providing quality solutions and value for all sports nutrition needs. PROLAB is proud of its reputation as a premium-quality brand focused on delivering pure nutritional products that incorporate formulation expertise and high-quality ingredients, with raw materials that are purity-tested and hand-selected based on potency and quality. The PROLAB brand's state-of-the-art manufacturing and testing procedures ensure regulatory compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and the brand's own quality-control specifications.

PROLAB products are available throughout the U.S. and in many foreign countries, at fine independent health food stores, sports nutrition stores, and military bases worldwide, as well as from and other online retailers. Information on Prolab products is available by calling 1-800-PROLAB1 (1-800-776-5221) or by visiting


Natrol, headquartered in Chatsworth, CA, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Plethico Pharmaceuticals Limited. Plethico Pharmaceuticals Limited (BSE: 532739.BO: PLETHICO), an herbal/nutraceutical-focused Indian Company, engages in the manufacture, marketing, and distribution of pharmaceutical and allied healthcare products in India and internationally.

Natrol, Inc. has a portfolio of health and wellness brands representing quality nutritional supplements, functional herbal teas, and sports nutrition products. Established in 1980, Natrol's portfolio of brands includes: Natrol(R), MRI, Prolab(R), Laci Le Beau(R), Promensil(R), Trinovin(R), NuHair(R), and Shen Min(R). The company also manufactures supplements for its own brands and on behalf of third parties.

Natrol distributes products nationally through more than 54,000 retailers, as well as internationally in over 40 other countries through distribution partners and its UK subsidiary.

Consumer needs are central to Natrol's focus. The company pledges to deliver nutritional products with uncompromised service, quality, and innovation through the best that science, nature, and technology can offer. For more information, call 1-800-2-NATROL (1-800-262-8765) or visit

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