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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...

Fish Oil Supplements Protect Against Cognitive Decline

New research provides additional evidence that fish oil supplementation may protect against cognitive decline in the elderly. In a study published in the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia, researchers...

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Alzheimer’s Risk

New research indicates people who are deficient in vitamin D have a significantly higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and dementia compared to people who have adequate levels of the vitamin. I...

Thank You, Thank You, Thank You... for 45 Wonderful Years!

Dear Friends, This month Swanson Health Products is celebrating our 45th year in business, and I want to take this opportunity to thank all of you for making it possible. As I look back now, it’s hard...

What Most Doctors AREN'T Being Taught!

Dear Friends, When you go to the doctor, you assume they've been taught everything they need to know in order to keep you and your family healthy. But in today's video, Dr. Michael Greger discusses one...

Important Recommendations for Omega-3 Supplements

Dear Friends, What should you be looking for when buying omega-3 supplements? Dr. Jorn Dyerberg, MD, DMSc, Prof.is the man credited with discovering omega-3 fatty acids, and we are lucky enough to be...

What Are Free Radicals and Why Do I Need to Worry about Oxidation?

Dear Friends, You've probably heard about free radicals and oxidation, but do you really know what they are and how they may be impacting your overall health? In the short video interview below, Dr....

Going Gluten-Free: Barking Up the Wrong Tree?

Dear Friends, More and more people are going gluten-free these days, including many who don’t even know what gluten is. A recent episode of the Jimmy Kimmel Live show featured a segment where they...

3 Ways Capsaicin Can Help You Lose Weight

Dear Friends, When you think about weight loss and healthy weight management, capsaicin may not be the first thing that comes to mind. But Dr. Richard Bloomer discusses how capsaicin works in your body...