Health Food For Thought

Food Intolerance? Enzymes May Be Your Gut’s Best Friend! [GIVEAWAY]

Monday, August 5, 2013 by Abby B.

If you deal with mild, occasional gas and bloating, it may be a sign that there’s something in your diet that just doesn’t get along with your gastrointestinal system. In other words, you may have what’s generally referred to as food intolerance.

Gluten sensitivity or gluten intolerance is the most well-known food intolerance, but you can also have trouble with foods like dairy, beans, wheat, soy, phenols and even raw vegetables. In fact, the standard American diet (SAD) is a minefield of...

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My Favorite Natural Cleaning Products (And a DIY Natural Cleaner Recipe)

Monday, January 23, 2012 by Abby B.
Natural kitchen cleaner sprayThe middle of January is about the time where I really start to get cabin fever. Though we're far from Spring (especially in Fargo), every year around this time I get the itch to do some spring cleaning: organize closets, tidy up the garage, and deep clean the house.  Working at Swanson Health Products, I've fallen in love with various natural cleaning products that I now like to use on a regular basis.

Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Countertop Spray
in Lemon Verbena scent is a natural cleaner, free...Read More »

My 5 Favorite Natural Product Stocking Stuffers

Thursday, December 15, 2011 by Abby B.
Naturally, one of my favorite parts of the holidays is buying gifts. I love to get little stocking stuffers for my family and friends as part of their gifts, and try to consider natural health products and brands they already enjoy, as well as new natural health products I think they'd like.  Though it's hard to narrow it down, my five favorites are:

1. Swanson Cosmetic Science Tea Tree Oil Lip Balmtea tree oil lip balm
The tea tree oil in this lip balm is very soothing, and the cocoa and shea butter do a great...Read More »

New Health Food Products Just In: MaraNatha Nut Butters

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 by Abby B.
Being involved in merchandising for the Web department at Swanson, I get the privilege and excitement of seeing new products come through as soon as they are added to our product mix.  This inspires me to constantly be trying new things, and I have found many new natural health food products, all natural health supplements and natural beauty products I now don't want to be without.

One of the newer additions to our site, and one of these new loves of mine, are the MaraNatha brand peanut and...Read More »