Food & Nutrition

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...

Avoid These 10 Foods If You Want Healthy Blood Pressure

Maintaining healthy blood pressure is an essential part of achieving total wellness. As with any area of health, there’s a lot you can do to keep your blood pressure numbers in a healthy range....

12 (Actually Tasty!) Heart-Healthy Foods

Fill your plate with these heart-healthy foods for a nutritional boost! Cardio disease like heart attacks and strokes are some of the leading causes of death. Load up on foods that can actually help you...

Can the Vegetarian Diet Get Complete Proteins?

As a recent convert to the vegetarian lifestyle, I knew I had some research to do.  I made the decision to go vegetarian on February 25, 2015, and it’s so far been the easiest decision I’ve ever made. Al...

10 Magnesium-Rich Foods to Add to Your Diet

Is your morning coffee just not strong enough to keep you energized throughout the day? Do you find yourself reaching for those high-sugar, high-caffeine energy drinks by early afternoon? You’re not...

7 Delicious Stress-Busting Foods… Just in Time for the Holidays

Clean the house, buy the presents, wrap the presents, plan the meals, prep the guestrooms, decorate, decorate, decorate. Oh, and don’t forget to send out your Christmas letter, lest any of your in-laws...