Hello! I'm Kerry.

I am a thirty-something mother to a two year old with a farmer for a husband. I whole heartedly believe that supplements have their place in a person's lifestyle.  The trick is, figuring out what your...

My Top 5 Favorite Products (Kerry's Employee Order Giveaway) [CLOSED]

Ever wanted to know what vitamins, supplements and healthy foods the employees at Swanson Health Products use? Here’s your chance to peek inside an employee order and find out (and win it all)!I...

How I Discovered Supplements Are NOT All Hype (After Months of Being Sick)

I can't believe there are people out there that still think vitamins and supplements are all hype! It's true, before I started working at Swanson Health Products, I barely managed to take a...

How to Eat Smart at a Party

Is eating smart at a party even possible?  Well, there are many books out there that say yes.  My cousin is having a party at his lake place this weekend, so I'm going to have to go to this party...

What's Your Vitamin and Supplement Regimen?

Because I work at Swanson Health Products, I get a lot of natural health questions thrown my way.  I'm also asked tons of questions about what sort of vitamins and supplements I take and what I take...

Lose Weight by Rearranging Your Fridge

I got this great article in my inbox from iVillage and I just had to share it. The concept is simple: If you make the healthy foods easier to both see and grab, you're more likely to consume...

Why is Saffron So Expensive?

I found a recipe that called for Saffron.  Boy was I shocked when a couple little fibers were going to cost me $15.00!  Holy Cow!  Saffron is known as the most expensive spice in the world. But why is...

What Is Burdock Root? Will It Help My Oily Skin?

I had never heard of burdock root until I discovered this super awesome matifying lotion at a beauty store years ago.  Thanks to my dad's side of the family, I have oily skin.  Basically, around the...

Is Your Sunscreen Healthy? Mine Wasn't

My previous post about FDA regulations on sunscreen had me wondering, how do I know if the sunscreen I'm using for my family is good enough? Of course, I have my trusted brands, but how do I...

FDA Regulations on Sunscreen Yet to Be Defined

I grew up in the 80's and have very few summer memories that don’t involve time spent on a lake in Minnesota.  I also have memories of my mother and her friends "frying" themselves all summer long. ...

SlimStyles™ with PGX Helps Control Hunger & Food Cravings

As my profile states, I could use some weight loss help for women. While perusing the Swanson Vitamins website for new products to try out, I typed in "meal replacement" and found SlimStyles™ with...