Photo Release -- Leading Brands, Makers of Neurogenesis(R) HappyWater(R) Naturally Alkaline Lithia Water, Concurs With a Recent New York Times Article

"Should We All Take a Bit of Lithium"
September 13, 2014

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq:LBIX), North America's only fully integrated healthy branded beverage company, whole-heartedly endorses a recent New York Times article entitled "Should We all Take a Bit of Lithium" ( which indicates that low doses of naturally occurring lithium, can have beneficial effects, including improved brain health and better mood.

Quoted in the article are several studies that formed the basis of Leading Brands' inspiration for developing its' Neurogenesis® HappyWater® brand, including the potential role of lithia in enhanced neuron growth.

A unique blend of Spring and Mineral waters, Neurogenesis® HappyWater® contains a combination of essential elements that contribute to the water's perfect alkaline 7.4 pH:

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About Leading Brands, Inc.

Leading Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq:LBIX) is North America's only fully integrated healthy beverage company. Leading Brands creates, designs, bottles, distributes and markets its own proprietary premium beverage brands via its unique Integrated Distribution System (IDS)™ which involves the Company finding the best and most cost-effective route to market. The Company strives to use the best natural ingredients hence its mantra: Better Ingredients – Better Brands.

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