Blogging with Lee

Swanson Is More Than Cheap Vitamins

Lee SwansonAs 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 after our modest beginnings, we have expanded our reach and now proudly proclaim our mission: bringing wellness to the world.

We continue to offer the lowest prices, highest quality and absolute best value on vitamins, herbs and dietary supplements; but it’s not just about selling products. My goal is to help you make informed decisions about your health, learn and grow in your understanding of wellness and discover alternative ideas that may help you and your loved ones live more active, fulfilling lives. My blog gives me the opportunity to share with you some of the research I run across in my daily reading, keep you posted on issues relevant to natural health and notify you of important business developments that affect us all. Thank you for reading.

As always, I wish you the very best of health.

Chemically Altered: The Danger of Trans Fats in Your Diet

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 by Lee Swanson

Dear Friends and Valued Customers,

Today's video from Dr. Joel Baumgartner highlights an important dietary danger: trans fat, also known as hydrogenated oils. Unlike healthy oils like olive oil or coconut oil that are naturally beneficial and loaded with omega fatty acids and medium chain triglycerides, trans fats are chemically altered. The goal of this chemical alteration is simple: to preserve foods longer and make them taste better--but the end result is devastating to your health. I urge you...

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Organic Coconut Water, Raw Super Food Powder & More: New Natural Health Product Reviews for 2014

Monday, January 27, 2014 by Lee Swanson

Dear Friends and Valued Customers:

The beginning of a new year brings new opportunities for personal improvement and renewed commitment to become the best we can be. For 45 years now, Swanson Health Products has been here to help you meet and exceed your goals for optimal health with the best natural products formulated around the latest scientific research and nutritional advancements. We couldn’t be more excited for the year ahead, as I can now tell you that we have many exceptional new...

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At Least 8 Different Reasons Why Coconut Oil Is Actually Good for You [VIDEO]

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 by Lee Swanson

Dear Friends and Valued Customers,

If you've been toying with the idea of adding coconut oil (or any other natural coconut products) to your diet or culinary repertoire, today's video from Dr. Joel Baumgartner will help solidify your decision. There is quite a bit of misinformation out there about coconut oil and its health implications. I urge you to watch this short video and listen to what Dr. Baumgartner has to say about it. He lists at least eight different reasons why coconut oil is...

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An Overview on Oxidative Stress, Polyphenols & Antioxidants

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 by Lee Swanson

Dr. Joel BaumgartnerDear Friends and Valued Customers,

Today, I'm excited to share another original video that our team produced recently with Dr. Joel Baumgartner, a member of the Swanson Advisory Board. Dr. Baumgartner is a board certified physician with a specialized fellowship in non-surgical orthopedics and sports medicine. He earned his medical degree right here in our home state at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine, and completed his family practice residency at the University of North Dakota....

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A Lesson on Testosterone from Dr. Joel Baumgartner [VIDEO]

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 by Lee Swanson

Dr. Joel BaumgartnerDear Friends and Valued Customers,

Today, I'd like to shift gears a bit for my weekly Research Update blog post and bring you an original video that our team produced recently with Dr. Joel Baumgartner, a member of the Swanson Advisory Board. Dr. Baumgartner is a board certified physician with a specialized fellowship in non-surgical orthopedics and sports medicine. He earned his medical degree right here in our home state at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine, and completed his...

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What Are Beta Glucans?

Friday, December 20, 2013 by Lee Swanson

Dear Friends and Valued Customers:

In today's featured video from iHealthTube.com, Dr. Donald J. Cox discusses the history and discovery of beta glucans. He also discusses the different types and how different types play different roles in benefiting health. 

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Is Your Weight Problem Tied to Food Sensitivities?

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 by Lee Swanson

Dear Friends and Valued Customers:

In today's featured video from iHealthTube.com, Dr. Tania Tyles Dempsey joins the discussion to talk about healthy weight. If you're having trouble losing weight or if you're gaining weight, food sensitivities may be one of the reasons. Dr. Dempsey discusses how food sensitivities might play a role and how you can find out if that's what's behind your issue. 

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Tired of Being Tired? Learn What Fatigue Really Is...

Monday, December 9, 2013 by Lee Swanson

Dear Friends and Valued Customers:

In today's featured video from iHealthTube.com, Dr. Kevin Dobrzynski, author of The HypoThyroid Diet: Lose Weight and Beat Fatigue in 21 Days, joins the iHT crew to discuss fatigue. After all, we've all been tired, run down or just worn out. But how do you know the difference between that and when your body is actually suffering from fatigue? Dr. Dobrzynski discusses the difference and how he sees it first hand.

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New Product Reviews with Lee Swanson — What's New for December 2013?

Friday, December 6, 2013 by Lee Swanson

Dear Friends and Valued Customers:

We know December can be a stressful and challenging month. Luckily, we have an array of new products perfect for enhancing your life and defending your health this month and in the year ahead.

 

Holiday Stress Relief

First, if the stress of the holidays is getting the best of you, discover the potential relief you can find with Serenzo™. This state-of-the-art citrus peel extract was developed by French scientists specifically to alleviate the stress and tension of...

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What Exactly is Gluten? Get the Simple Explanation from Dr. Tom O'Bryan

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 by Lee Swanson

Dear Friends and Valued Customers:

In today's featured video from iHealthTube.com, Dr. Tom O'Bryan explains exactly what gluten is and how your body reacts to it. Dr. O'Bryan also explains why gluten has become such a problem for so many people compared to just a couple of decades ago.

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