Food & Nutrition

26 Drool-Worthy Quest Bar Recipes to #CheatClean!

You love Quest Bars. And why wouldn’t you? They’re packed full of protein, fiber and flavor without a lot of the untrustworthy additives of other protein bars. It’s no wonder they’re well-loved by...

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...

Vegan Baking: Easily Replace 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...

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...

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...