Natural Health Happenings

Five Essentials to Take to the Jungle

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 by Tara Kessler

This week, I am traveling to Finca Luna Nueva eco-lodge located in the beautiful rainforest of Costa Rica. To be more exact, I’m going to an, "Eco tourism destination and rain forest lodge in Costa Rica dedicated to sustainable living in a tropical rain forest environment." Sounds and looks fantastic…doesn’t it?

Besides the fact that this is the trip of a lifetime, why would I be traveling all the way to spend five days in the middle of the Costa Rican jungle? New Chapter, a national brand...

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A Special Message from Vitamin Angels: "We Did It!"

Friday, March 2, 2012 by Tara Kessler

Swanson Health Products is a proud sponsor of Vitamin Angels’ 100 Days of Giving campaign where monetary donations from generous individuals, such as customers, were matched dollar-for-dollar. During the 100 Days of Giving campaign, a total of $250,000 was raised which will help an additional two million undernourished children in 2012!

Vitamin Angel's mission is to mobilize and deploy private sector resources to advance availability, access and use of micronutrients,...

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Top Five Reasons Why I Love Working at Swanson Health Products

Sunday, February 5, 2012 by Tara Kessler

TaraShortly after I started working at Swanson Health Products (SHP), my team participated in an assessment that evaluated communication tendencies based on personality. My results showed that I am a “Visionary: People-Oriented with a Swift Pace.” (I completely agreed with my results—I am a very social person and I love to be on the go.)

When I was approached to write a post about why I love working at SHP, I knew what my five reasons were immediately. After I put my list together, I looked back at...

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Derma E Skin Care Products - My New Favorite!

Tuesday, December 27, 2011 by Tara Kessler

Derma E Microdermabrasion Scrub

The product junkie in me has been on a rampage again, and this time I focused on my face—well, the skin on my face to be exact.  I have found a microdermabrasion scrub that I absolutely love! I’ve been using it for four weeks now and I love it as much as I did after the first use!

In the past, I tried other facial scrubs but they were too abrasive and irritated my skin (not to mention all of the chemicals and parabens they contained).  This microdermabrasion scrub features a crystal blend system...

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During 100 Days of Giving, Your Gift Will Go Twice As Far!

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 by Tara Kessler

100 Days of Giving

Swanson Health Products is proud to sponsor Vitamin Angels' efforts to reach at-risk children with the essential nutrients they need for good health!

Vitamin Angels is a nonprofit organization that reduces child mortality worldwide by connecting essential nutrients with infants and children under five. This year, Vitamin Angels is reaching 24 million children with essential nutrients. Their goal for 2012 is to expand their reach to even more children and we want to help!

Currently, Vitamin Angels...

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Men’s Journal “Best Value” Fish Oil Supplement: Swanson EFAs Super EPA

Friday, October 28, 2011 by Tara Kessler

November 2011 Men's JournalThe November 2011 issue of Men’s Journal has suggestions to help readers “Find the Right Fish Oil.” The article outlines what to look for in a fish oil supplement, what you want to avoid and concerns about contamination. The article also list three recommended brands that fit various needs: best for vegetarians, most highly concentrated and best value.

Men’s Journal has recommended Swanson Health Products’ Swanson EFAs Super EPA softgels for “Best Value.” Swanson EFAs Super EPA is an Super EPA Fish Oilall-natural...

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Tara's Employee Order Giveaway! [CLOSED]

Thursday, September 8, 2011 by Tara Kessler

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)!

It’s my turn to give away some of my favorite products from Swanson Health Products! Below you will find a few items that make frequent appearances on my employee order. Make sure to comment which products you like or would like to try and you could win my order!

My Supplements:

My SupplementsSwanson Premium High Potency...

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Blood Drive at Swanson Health Products

Monday, August 29, 2011 by Tara Kessler

UBS BloodmobileThe United Blood Services’ Bloodmobile visited Swanson Health Products’ headquarters this past Wednesday. We had approximately 40 employees make a donation in the eight hours the Bloodmobile was on our campus! 

It was the third time this year that the Bloodmobile had been parked in the Swanson Health Products (SHP) parking lot and when I saw it, my first thought was, “How fortunate are SHP employees that we don’t have to take a lot of time out of our day to give blood? It’s so convenient—we are...

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“ELITE” STELLAService Rating for

Friday, July 8, 2011 by Tara Kessler
When a company does something really well, they get noticed and putting the customer first is something that Swanson Health Products does really, really well!
Recently, was awarded an “ELITE” rating by STELLAService, an independent provider of customer service ratings for eCommerce retailers.

STELLAService evaluates the customer service efforts of eCommerce retailers disguised as a real customer. The testing begins as a STELLAService analyst goes through the complete...Read More »

Donate to the American Red Cross

Friday, May 27, 2011 by Tara Kessler

Donate to American Red Cross

Spring 2011 has brought devastation to our friends, families and neighbors in the Southern and Midwestern United States. We have seen record-breaking floods, storms, tornadoes and wildfires ravage communities and leave death and destruction in their wake.

Since the end of March, the American Red Cross* has established 29 relief operations in 22 states. This means that the Red Cross has set up over 200 shelters, served over 1.8 million meals and distributed over 1 million pieces of essential...

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