Hi, I'm Courtney :)

As the web editor here at Swanson Health Products, I'm learning about a lot of products that I never would have known about otherwise, and I'm enjoying seeing the vast array of alternative health and...

5-Day Detox Plan for Internal "Spring Cleaning"

Since we can finally open the windows and get outside without being totally miserable, spring is the time for cleaning. And in this case, cleansing. The jury is out on whether or not a detox or...

Water Warning: What's In Your Glass and How Can You Make Sure It's Safe?

Everyone’s heard warnings about poor quality drinking water in other countries, Montezuma’s Revenge and all that. When I was studying abroad we were warned about using the St. Petersburg, Russia, city...

A Vegetarian Thanksgiving: 3 of My Favorite Recipes

I love the holidays – the family gatherings, the decorating, the food, the shopping. All of it. I also love my mother. But she, bless her heart, has not figured out how to cook for a vegetarian. While...

How To: Make Your Own Toothpaste, Body Butter & Lotion Bars with Organic Coconut Oil!

Have you seen our blog post on 50 Ways To Use Coconut Oil? I haven't tried all of them, but I do love cooking with it and using it in smoothies. It does work as a shaving cream, but leaves a bit of...