About Me

Hello! My name is Britta Nelson and I am a compliance specialist at Swanson Health Products. My interest in health and nutrition began at a very young age.  As the daughter of a chiropractor, I have...

Food Label or Warning Label: Top 10 Worst Processed Foods

Do you read your food labels? Have you ever heard the rule “don’t eat anything you can’t pronounce?” A hundred years ago, this wasn’t an issue. Today, with all the processed foods in the standard...

Response to "10 Surprising Dangers of Vitamins and Supplements"

The following post is our point-by-point response to Consumer Reports' September 2012 article, "10 surprising dangers of vitamins and supplements." The bold, numbered sub-headings are the 10 points...

Top 5 Reasons Why I love Working at Swanson Health Products

When they asked for the top five reasons I love working at Swanson Health Products, my first reaction was, only five?! So here are my first five reasons that come to mind... 1. The People. The number...

Coconut Water: A Natural Recovery Drink Packed with Electrolytes

There’s nothing like sticking a straw into a fresh coconut to quench your thirst. Or maybe we’ll settle for coconut water fresh from the package. Either way you drink it, coconut water is a...