Vitamins & Supplements

Omega-3s May Protect Against Hearing Loss

Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) have long held a reputation as “brain food” because they help preserve healthy cognitive function; now new research suggests they may protect against...

Overcoming Allergy Annoyances [Giveaway!]

I hate to be the one to say it, but summer is leaving us. Unfortunately, your allergies won't be leaving with it. For those of us with mild environmental allergies, there is little respite from the...

#OptimalU: Which Oils Does Your Body Need (And Which Should You Avoid)?

When you hear the word “oil,” what comes to mind? A car? A spill in the ocean? Onion rings? I used to associate the word “oil” with negative connotations, but as my knowledge and...

Eggshell Membrane Shows Promise for Arthritis Pain

New research from Germany suggests osteoarthritis patients may benefit from taking a daily dietary supplement made from eggshell membrane. The study, published in the Journal of Arthritis, involved 44...

Fish Oil Supplements Protect Against Cognitive Decline

New research provides additional evidence that fish oil supplementation may protect against cognitive decline in the elderly. In a study published in the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia, researchers...

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Alzheimer’s Risk

New research indicates people who are deficient in vitamin D have a significantly higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and dementia compared to people who have adequate levels of the vitamin. I...

Important Recommendations for Omega-3 Supplements

Dear Friends, What should you be looking for when buying omega-3 supplements? Dr. Jorn Dyerberg, MD, DMSc, Prof.is the man credited with discovering omega-3 fatty acids, and we are lucky enough to be...

BUSTED: Top 5 Myths of Probiotics!

1) Some Probiotic Strains Are Better Than Others Yes and no. The biggest problem is that while probiotics are the beneficial bacteria that live in your intestinal tract, there are trillions of...

The Essential Guide to Natural Allergy Relief

How to Naturally Treat Your Allergies: Springtime offers us sunshine, budding flowers and blooming trees. But for many of us these are the very elements that make venturing outside into the glorious...

New Product Reviews with Lee Swanson — March 2014

Dear Friends and Valued Customers: We have lots in store for you this month, with over a dozen new products and incredible savings on some of your longstanding favorites. Our featured new product this...

Flu Symptoms vs. Cold Symptoms Chart: How to I.D. Your Illness

Flu season comes around every year...each seemingly worse than the one that came before it. You can’t turn on the TV without hearing the latest update on the number of reported flu cases. It's a lot...

Plant-Based Vega One: Protein, Fiber, Probiotics, Omega-3s, Greens & Antioxidants in One Tasty Shake

New Year’s resolutions, goal setting and diets are at the top of our minds come January 1st. Unfortunately, most of these resolutions, goals and fad diets fail miserably by the time February or March...