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Recently, GNC Holdings Inc. (GNC - Snapshot Report) enhanced its nutrition supplements with the introduction of 11 new formulas. The company’s Preventive Nutrition line of products, prepared with efficient formula, additional brand features and clinically tested elements, enhances health and delivers nutritional support to users.

According to GNC, the benefits of the additional features introduced in Preventive Nutrition are extensive. It supports problems related to cholesterol, improves brain health and digestion, and helps overcome several other nutritional deficiencies. These beneficial products are meant for both men and women, irrespective of their age. Apart from GNC’s Preventive Nutrition, Live Well is also beneficial to the people who wish for an improved lifestyle. This lifestyle program can be customized by people according to their diet or exercise routine.

GNC’s 11 new formulas focus on vital health issues such as blood pressure, liver health, eye health and digestive health. These products contain a mix of additional nutrients and clinically approved components.

The new formulas are Eye Health Formula, which supports overall eye health and function; Brain Health Formula, which supports retention and memory function; Healthy Digestion Formula, which benefits digestive health; Enhanced Sleep Formula, which is beneficial for sleep; Healthy Blood Pressure Formula, which enhances blood vessel dilation and promotes healthy blood pressure levels and Healthy Blood Sugar Formula, which maintains healthy glucose levels.

Apart from the above mentioned, the list also includes Liver Health Formula, which cleans and detoxifies liver; Energy Enhancing Formula, which sparks energy among cells and provides stimulant-free energy production; Bone and Joint Health Formula, which improves bone and joint health; Healthy Cholesterol Formula, which helps maintain healthy cholesterol and triglyceride levels and Cellular Antioxidant Formula, which protects cell structure and function.

GNC Holdings, Inc. is a global specialty retailer of health and wellness products that derives revenues primarily from products sold through company-owned stores, online (through both and, franchises as well as third parties. The company’s product portfolio includes vitamins, minerals and herbal supplements, sports nutrition, diet and other wellness products.

The company operates through manufacturing and distribution facilities in S.C. and distribution centers in Ariz. and Pa. GNC’s products are sold through its worldwide network of more than 8,100 locations (under the GNC brand name) and strong franchise base that is spread across the U.S. and 54 countries in the international market.

Currently, GNC carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). However, we are more positive about other stocks such as PharMerica Corporation (PMC - Snapshot Report) and Rite Aid Corporation (RAD - Analyst Report), which carry a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) as well as CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS - Analyst Report), which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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