Food & Nutrition

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...

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...

18 Food Replacement Hacks that Make Healthy Eating Easy

I'll admit it. I think it's difficult to eat healthy all of the time. I do pretty well most of the time, but the best technique by far that I've used to be sure that I'm eating healthy meals regularly...

Food Label or Warning Label: Top 10 Worst Processed Foods

Do you read your food labels? Have you ever heard the rule “don’t eat anything you can’t pronounce?” A hundred years ago, this wasn’t an issue. Today, with all the processed foods in the standard...

Raw Honey: The Complete Story

The Story of Raw Honey It comes perhaps as no surprise that our human species has an innate sweet tooth. Although not everyone seeks out the delectable taste of sweet flavors, most of us do fall into...

Coconut Oil Coffee (Blended, Not Stirred...That's the Secret!)

Ben H. challenged me to put coconut oil in my coffee because he had learned that is one of the many uses our customers have for our delicious coconut oil. The reason for this craze is that it's said ...

Black Beans: Don't Forget About this Ultra-Cheap Superfood

It’s not that you've never heard of black beans before, it’s just that you probably never considered them “super.” Well, you should. These dark, delicious beans are not only plentiful and cheap,...

Branch Out: Add These "New" Vegetables to Your Diet

Learn to Try New Vegetables Trying to incorporate more vegetables into your diet, but stuck in a rut of carrot sticks and steamed broccoli? This post will introduce you to a few items you've seen at...

Grocery Shopping Guide: How to Keep Your Body Healthy & Your Wallet Fat

Give Yourself Enough Time to Shop We are often in a big rush to get our grocery shopping done. Perhaps picking up some stuff after work or quickly running an errand on a lunch break. This time crunch...

10 Worst Drinks for Your Body

Whether you’re trying to lose weight, maintain weight loss or adopt a healthier lifestyle, watching your beverages is a must. Because it doesn’t involve sitting down at a table or chewing, most of...

5 "Healthy Foods" That Are Killing Your Diet

Here are five examples of foods that are considered healthy or at least considered good choices for dieting, but that can actually lead to weight gain. The first four options on this list can be part...

Top 15 Smoothie Ingredients

Tired of making the same old smoothies everyday? Here is a list of the top 15 smoothie ingredients to inspire you to try something new. This isn't a recipe for a smoothie. It's just a simple list...