Swanson Is More Than Cheap Vitamins

As President of Swanson Health Products, I have the honor of carrying on my father’s legacy, building on his goal to bring affordable natural health products to everyone in America. Over 40 years...

“Fitness Probiotic” May Help You Lose Weight (by Blocking Fat!)

New research from Japan suggests that the probiotic bacterium Lactobacillus gasseri may aid weight loss by inhibiting dietary fat absorption. In a placebo-controlled trial involving 20 subjects with...

Introducing 5 All New Immune Shields

Dear friends and valued customers, Now that winter has officially arrived here in our hometown of Fargo, ND, our thoughts turn to decorating for the holiday season, winter getaways, family gatherings...

BREAKING: Fish Oil Supplements Boost Omega-3s Better Than Fish Alone

New research from the U.K. indicates daily supplementation is more effective than regular fish consumption for raising omega-3 concentrations in the body. Nutritionists commonly recommend regular...

How Vitamin D May Reduce Your Asthma Flare-Ups

New research from Israel suggests that maintaining adequate vitamin D status may help asthma sufferers control flare-ups. In a study published in the online edition of the journal Allergy,...

Forgetful? Flavanols in Chocolate May Reverse Memory Decline

Chocolate may hold the key to staving off age-related memory decline, according to new research published in the early online edition of the journal Nature Neuroscience. Based on previous research...

How a Phytonutrient Found in Broccoli Might Help Young Men with Autism

New research suggests that young men with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may benefit from supplementing their daily diet with sulforaphane, a phytonutrient found in broccoli and other...

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Near-Sightedness

New research from Australia suggests that low vitamin D status in young adults may increase the risk of developing myopia (near-sightedness). In a study involving 946 individuals participating in the...

Fish Oil Supplements May Protect Your Blood Vessels

Supplementing your daily diet with fish oil may help protect against blood vessel damage, according to a recent study. In an eight-week crossover trial involving 84 subjects with moderate risk of...

Vitamin D Update: New Links to Heart Disease & Mortality Risk

New research from Great Britain suggests that maintaining adequate vitamin D status may reduce your risk of dying from cardiovascular or respiratory disease. In a study involving 14,641 men and women...

Moms-to-Be: New Study Reveals How You May Reduce Autism Risk

New research suggests that healthy iron intake during pregnancy may reduce the risk of a child developing autism. Iron deficiency during pregnancy is common, estimated to affect 40- 50%...

Omega-3s May Protect Against Hearing Loss

Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) have long held a reputation as “brain food” because they help preserve healthy cognitive function; now new research suggests they may protect against...

Eggshell Membrane Shows Promise for Arthritis Pain

New research from Germany suggests osteoarthritis patients may benefit from taking a daily dietary supplement made from eggshell membrane. The study, published in the Journal of Arthritis, involved 44...