How Do I Know I'm Actually Getting the Ingredients You Say You're Putting In Your Swanson Supplements?

Question: How do I know that I'm actually getting the ingredients you say you're putting in the supplements?   Answer: This question cuts to the core of our family-owned, customer-focused business here...

What is Coenzyme Q10 Derived From?

Question: What is Coenzyme Q10 derived from? I have read the label ingredients but want to know about the coenzyme itself. If it's from animal, what kind. I'm considering taking this product...

Supplements for Brain Health: What's Best for the Elderly?

There are so many different supplements that benefit brain health, such as bacopa monnieri, phosphatidyl serine, vinpocetine, acetyl l-carnatine, etc. Which, if any, is best for the elderly? Thank...

L-Carnitine and Acetyl L-Carnitine Question

Dear Swanson Vitamins, I read your Explanation of the Difference Between L-Carnitine and Acetyl L-Carnitine. There is a new study by the Cleveland Clinic stating that Carnitine may contribute to...

Bone Supplement Help: What Can Help Increase Bone Mass & Density?

Question: Hello, I'm wondering besides Calcium, Magnesium & D-3, do you know any other important supplements that can really help increase bone mass or bone density? (this is for my 58 year old mom) We...

Why Do Some Swanson Products Contain Rice Flour?

Question: I would like to know why so many Swansons products have rice flour in the (other ingrediants) label. Within the last couple of months Consumers Reports Magizine had an article on...

What Is Michio Kushi’s Fermented Superfood Complex?

  Question: Could you please tell me what category Michio Kushi’s Fermented Superfood Complex is in? It is touted as a whole food product but does it have vitamin or mineral nutritional values, and...

What is Calcium Pyruvate?

Question: Thank you for the very informative article on the best form of calcium supplement. I do not see any information, though, on Calcium PYRUVATE, which I take. Can you please explain the...

Does Swanson Have Fish Oil, Krill Oil and Borage Oil in One Capsule?

Question: I just read your answer regarding the Krill Oil, on line. Does Swanson have all three oils in one capsule (Fish, Krill and Borage oils)? Or, anything close to it? My OB/GYN...

What's the Best Form of Calcium Supplement?

Question: Is 5 htp relationship to tryptophan similar to ubiquinol's relationship to CO Q10? Also what is the best form of Calcium- so many forms. Is citrate really the best and why? If not,...

Should Calcium Supplements Be Taken Alone?

Question: I have read that calcium supplements can interact with other supplements and so should be taken alone. Is that true? And does one form of calcium interact more than another? If so, which...

What is the Difference Between 7-Keto DHEA and Just DHEA?

Question: Please tell me what is the difference between 7-Keto DHEA and just DHEA?   7-Keto DHEA is what’s called a metabolite of DHEA. In simple terms, that means that when you ingest DHEA, your body...