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Omega-7 Shown to Increase HDL, Decrease LDL and Triglyceride Levels

New research indicates that daily omega-7 supplementation can decrease serum triglyceride and LDL levels while increasing levels of beneficial HDL in subjects with dyslipidemia. In a study published in...

Study Shows Folate Reduces Stroke Risk

New research from China suggests that supplementing with folic acid may significantly reduce the risk of stroke in people with hypertension. In a randomized, double-blind clinical trial published...

Study Shows Glusocamine/Chondrotin Combo Effective for Arthritis Pain

New research from Europe has shown a combination of glucosamine and chondroitin to be as effective as a popular anti-inflammatory drug for patients with moderate to severe arthritis pain. In a...

Herbal Formula Improves Menopausal Symptoms

Women experiencing menopausal symptoms may get relief from a proprietary herbal formula known as EstroG-100®, according to the results of a clinical study published in the journal Phytotherapy Research....

Supplement Scandal Shines Spotlight on Product Purity

When the news broke that the New York Attorney General’s office sent Cease and Desist notifications to four major retail store chains (GNC, Target, Walmart and Walgreens) for selling adulterated or...

Long-Term Multivitamin Reduces Cardiovascular Death Risk in Women

New research from The Journal of Nutrition indicates women who take multivitamins for three or more years may significantly reduce their risk of dying from cardiovascular disease. The study looked at...

A Month of Healthy Savings at Swanson Health Products

Dear Friends and Valued Customers, With the holiday season now wrapping up, many of us turn to the annual tradition of making a New Year’s resolution. Often, these resolutions involve living a...

Mediterranean Diet May Have Anti-Aging Benefits

The Mediterranean diet, well-known for its cardiovascular health benefits, may also have significant anti-aging effects, according to recently published research. In a study involving data from 4,676...

Sipping Green Tea May Protect Against Cognitive Decline

New research from Japan indicates regular consumption of green tea may provide significant protection against age-related cognitive decline. To test the hypothesis that consumption of beverages rich...

Resveratrol Benefits: Add Bone Health Support to the List

The natural polyphenolic compound known as resveratrol has long been recognized for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties; now new research from Denmark indicates it may help preserve bone...

“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...