Food & Nutrition

August #OptimalU "Kid’s Health"

Our #OptimalU focus for the month of August centers around children’s health, which is a topic you can follow via my photo and video tips on Facebook or Instagramwith the help of some of our family...

I Bought a BlenderBottle For Protein Shakes... Then All This Happened

At Swanson, we absolutely love our BlenderBottles. At any meeting, you are likely to see 2-3 in the room - at minimum. They have become the go to water bottle for many of us - even if we aren't mixing...

40 Ways to Use Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar: weight loss booster, all-purpose cleaner, upset stomach-fixer. A popular kitchen staple, apple cider vinegar (ACV) dates back to ancient times. It’s said to have been used by...

Sugar at Breakfast Will Destroy Your Energy Levels

Dear Friends, We’ve all been told that breakfast is the most essential meal, but exactly what you’re eating for breakfast can make all the difference. iHealthTube.com had the chance to sit down with...

Dr. Bob's June #OptimalU: Dinner & Dessert!

This month for my #OptimalU we are continuing our meal planning section (last month we covered breakfast & lunch) and for June we are focusing on dinner and dessert. Here the most common questions...

Egg Substitutes: The "Why" and the "How" of Replacing Eggs in Your Favorite Recipes

First we brought you Food Replacement Hacks and then Sugar Swaps. Now we want to continue with our efforts to expose the simplicity and “how to” of how to make the chosen (or necessary) swaps in your...

50 Ways to Use Coconut Oil to Better Your Life

  Scientific research on coconut oil has revealed health benefits that affect your entire body, inside and out. You've heard good things about it and now you have a tub of it sitting in your pantry. So...

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...

Dr. Bob's May #OptimalU Tips (Breakfast & Lunch)

Hi Everyone! Growing up, were you told that breakfast is the most important meal of your day? Certain themes to that statement are true, especially since what you EAT at breakfast often will determine...

BUSTED: Top 5 Myths of Probiotics!

1) Some Probiotic Strains Are Better Than Others Yes and no. The biggest problem is that while probiotics are the beneficial bacteria that live in your intestinal tract, there are trillions of...

GIVEAWAY: Twinlab® 100% Whey Fuel™ + Complete NutriBullet® System

If you think you’ve still got time before “swimsuit season” arrives, you do... but not much! It’s time to put your plan into action, hit the gym and get back on track with a healthy diet. And the...

STOP the Salt Shame... Just Choose the Right Salt

Dear Friends, It’s time to stop shaming ourselves over sodium. We’ve been taught a lie over the past several decades—a lie that began with good intentions—that salt is bad for us. The truth is, the wron...