Food & Nutrition

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...

At Least 8 Different Reasons Why Coconut Oil Is Actually Good for You [VIDEO]

Dear Friends and Valued Customers, If you've been toying with the idea of adding coconut oil (or any other natural coconut products) to your diet or culinary repertoire, today's video from Dr. Joel...

Whole30: It Starts with Food (Book Review)

"The food you eat either makes you more healthy or less healthy. Those are your options." - Dallas and Melissa Hartwig It's been about six months since I read and reviewed Whole: Rethinking the Science...

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...

#SwansonChallenge: Going Sugar-Free in January with "The 21 Day Sugar Detox"

Here at Swanson we love bloggers. They're brilliant, adventurous, fearless and admirable. We wondered how we could best work with them on a regular basis, and I had been fretting about my constantly...