Food & Nutrition

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...

Starting at Age 40, Protein Becomes a More Important Part of Your Diet

Dear Friends, I'm back this week with another video from my friend, Dr. Joel Baumgartner, M.D. In this short installment, Dr. Baumgartner talks about protein and how important it is as we age. Now, I...

As "Meatless March" Comes to a Close... What Did Our Three Challengers Learn?

The latest #SwansonChallenge was "Meatless March." Thirty-one days, no meat. One of our three challengers even decided to go vegan, eliminating all animal products from her diet. There were not...

Meatless March Has Begun: #SwansonChallenge Goes Vegetarian (Even Vegan) for 31 Days!

In January, Kaitlin and a few bloggers went sugar free. February saw Jenna and a few more bloggers attempt the Whole30 Challenge. For March, we’re switching things up a bit for the #SwansonChallenge....

Eat Better Now (To Age Better Later!)

Dear friends,  This week's video report from Dr. Baumgartner deals with the Holy Grail of preventative health care: the fountain of youth. Obviously, there is no such thing, but what Dr. Baumgartner...

Sugar Swap: How to Replace Sugar with Healthier Sugar Alternatives [VIDEO]

Dr. Lustig’s informative video proclaims sugar ought to be viewed “like cigarettes and alcohol, as something that’s killing us.” Copious in-depth articles showcase the many sources of evidence...

Sweet Surprise: Nutrition Facts May Soon Show You How Much Sugar is REALLY In Your Processed Food

Nutrition label guidelines have been the same since 1990, when they were first required. Now, after 20+ years, the FDA says they’ll be getting a makeover. While the Food and Drug...

#SwansonChallenge: The Sweet End of a Sugar Detox!

Against all expectations, we survived the 21 Day Sugar Detox! Now read our thoughts on a sugar-free life.   Laura: Last week, Hollie was sick.  This week, it was my turn.  And man, did I get a doozy!  I...

Tomato Couscous with Lemon Roasted Asparagus and Sautéed Sole

This well-balanced meal features a variety of healthy and organic food items from SwansonVitamins.com and takes only about 30 minutes from start to finish! Couscous is a traditional North African grain...