Natrol Adds Acai Antioxidant To Its Nutritional Product Line

CHATSWORTH, Calif., Jan 22, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Natrol, Inc. (NTOL) , a premier manufacturer and distributor of nationally branded nutritional products, announces the national launch of Natrol(R) Acai (ah-sigh-ee) dietary supplement, providing a daily serving of 1,000 milligrams of this natural antioxidant. Acai (Euterpe oleracea) is a fruit that is high in antioxidants. Antioxidants are naturally occurring chemicals -- found typically in fruits, vegetables, grain cereals, legumes, nuts, cocoa products, coffee and teas -- that reduce oxidative damage to cells and biomolecules, and help defend the body against free radicals that can accelerate aging, affect cellular integrity and diminish optimal health(a).

Acai is a dark purple berry -- similar to a red grape in shape, size, and properties -- that grows in the wild Amazon rainforest. Also referred to as Amazonian palm berry, acai has been used by Brazilians for thousands of years for its rich nutrients and powerful healing properties.

Natrol Acai is offered as a potent 4:1 extract in a vegetarian capsule, as a convenient alternative to acai juices currently on the market. Each capsule contains 500 milligrams of Acai 4:1 fruit extract, with a recommended serving of two capsules daily with meals(a).

Natrol Acai is free of yeast, wheat, milk, egg, soy, glutens, artificial colors or flavors, and added sugar or preservatives. Priced at $11.99 per bottle, Natrol Acai is packaged in 60-capsule bottles and can be purchased online at as well as from other major e-tailers, and at national chain, drug, grocery, health food, mass market, and super center retailers. For more information, interested persons can call the company toll-free at 1-800-2-NATROL (1-800-262-8765), or email

(a) These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

About Natrol
Founded in 1980, Natrol, Inc. (NTOL) is a diversified nutrition company that manufactures and distributes premium branded nutritional products under the Natrol(R), Laci Le Beau(R), Prolab(R), Nu Hair(R), Shen Min(R), Promensil(R), Trinovin(R) and H57(TM) Hoodia brands. Natrol markets approximately 55 product categories with more than 500 stock-keeping units (SKU's) designed to meet a wide range of consumer needs. The products are available at thousands of food, drug, mass market and independent health food stores, catalogs, Internet sites, gyms, and specialty stores nationally and in select foreign countries. For more information, visit

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