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Omega-3 Consumption May Reduce Fracture Risk

Essential fatty acids are well known for their roles in cardiovascular and brain health; now new research indicates they may also play an important role in maintaining strong bones as well. In an...

B Vitamins, Omega-3s Protect Against Brain Atrophy

New research suggests that omega-3 fatty acids and B vitamins may work together to protect against brain atrophy in the elderly. In light of previous research showing a relationship between plasma...

Curcumin May Help Protect Brain Health

Regular curcumin consumption may help boost levels of DHA in the brain to protect against cognitive disease, according to UCLA researchers. In light of previous research showing that curcumin...

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...