Food & Nutrition

16 Powdered Peanut Butter Recipes for Healthier Eating

Powdered peanut butter has been around for years, but you might not be aware of its benefits or have any idea what type of recipes you can use it in. Traditional peanut butter has 190 calories and 16...

H2O Boost: Top 25 Most Hydrating Foods

We hear it all the time: “Drink more water! It’s good for you!” It’s a phrase that’s been said for years and years, but it remains true. Dehydration can cause serious health issues, and staying...

16 Near-Zero Calorie Snacks to Curb Your Hunger

There’s a myth in the diet world that just won’t die. It’s the myth of negative-caloric foods like celery or apples. This debunked theory states certain foods are so low in calories that your body...

Grocery Guide: 10 Foods Loaded with Zinc

Calcium, magnesium, iron… everyone knows about these common minerals and why they’re important to maintaining a healthy body. But few people recognize the importance of zinc. Even fewer could tell you...

10 (Delicious) Foods That Keep You Full for Hours

Losing weight is hard enough on its own, so don’t struggle through a diet program that leaves you unsatisfied, frustrated and, worse, hungry. You need to be smart with the foods you eat if you’re...

How to Substitute Coconut Oil in Your Favorite Recipes

If you’ve spent any time on the Swanson Health Products blog, you know by now that we are huge fans of coconut oil. It’s a staple in our kitchens, and it has probably found its way into yours as well....

10 Foods That Support Healthy Blood Pressure

Diet, exercise and healthy lifestyle choices, such as avoiding tobacco and limiting alcohol consumption, are the main factors that contribute to heart health (or ill health, as the case may be). They...

The Best Vitamin B12 Rich Foods (for Vegans & Omnivores)

As part of the B vitamin complex, vitamin B12—also known as cobalamin due to its elemental cobalt makeup—contributes to your body’s natural energy production and other related biological processes. B12...

Spring Body Cleanse Diet: 25 Detox Recipes & Drinks

Spring cleaning doesn’t only apply to your home - it applies to your body as well. We’ve rounded up a selection of spring detox recipes to help you clean out and refresh your system so you...

25 Detox Smoothies to Cleanse Your Body

Detoxifying is an important part of overall wellness. Cleansing your body will help it to maintain better digestive and immune health, boost energy, promote healthy hair and skin, and jump start your...

One Step to a Healthier You: Purge the Pantry

Many people are trying to eat healthier, and I have what may be the best tip to make healthy eating a new lifelong habit, not an unsustainable frenzy. Purge the Pantry If your fridge and cupboards are...

Boost Your Meal AND Your Health with These 7 Herbs & Spices

If you’re a big fan of well-seasoned food, I have great news for you. If you don’t use herbs and spices in your cooking, listen up! Many of us season our food without realizing all of the awesome nutrit...