A Blogger's Recipe and a DIY Project

Is there a food you absolutely hated as a kid? Most children are picky eaters, but we generally grow out of it as we get older and more adventurous … or just exposed to different...

Courtney’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)! Here’s...

Sunday's Healthy Recipe: Asian Tahini Noodles

If you're not signed up to receive the Healthy Recipe emails from us here at Swanson Health Products, you're missing out on a super easy and delicious dish this weekend. I was the lucky team member...

How 5-HTP Helps Me Deal With Stress (and Poor Sleep)

In a recent recipe sent out by the cooks here at Swanson Health Products, we called out tryptophan as an important nutrient provided by the chicken in the dish. When I think of chicken, the first...

What's In Animal Feed? (You're Eating It Too!) A Look at Factory Farm Animal Feed

Americans are giving more thought these days to what they’re eating. For those who consume animal products, though, there is a growing awareness of—and concern over—what their food has been eating. The...

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Burrito Recipe: A Healthy, Hearty Meal

We're pretty keen on black beans here at Swanson. They show up in expert queries (Are Black Beans a Superfood?), recipes (Black Bean Burgers), and the Swanson Health blog (Ben's 5-Part Exposé)....

The Dangers of Soda: Maybe I Won't Have That Can of Pop...

We've all heard it before: "Soda is bad for you! It rots your teeth! It's empty calories!" etc, etc. But I came across this graphic today that quantifies the 'bad for you' details in a really...

Bike MS: Ride *Into* The Wind

Since these Swanson Health Products health blogs are supposed to be about natural health and nutrition, supplement information, wellness anecdotes, etc., I can sum up my health and wellness by saying...

How to Eat Like a Cyclist (or any endurance athlete)

I woke up ridiculously early all weekend. For once, I was happy about that because it meant I was awake to watch the end of the Tour de France. It’s anticlimactic the way you know who the winner...

TGIF -- Thank Goodness It's Flat

I just registered for a two-day, 150-mile bike ride. Yikes.I am not a serious cyclist by any means. My exposure to the sport mainly consists of looking at the pretty scenery while watching the Tour de...