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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...

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...