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We are required to follow FDA and FTC guidelines and are unable to make disease claims concerning dietary supplements. The products and information found on swansonvitamins.com are not intended to replace professional medical advice or treatment. Our dietary supplements are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease or medical condition. Individual results may vary. Swansonvitamins.com urges you to seek the advice of a qualified professional for any health concern lasting more than two weeks, and to share with your provider any information pertaining to your health and well-being, including the use of supplemental nutrition.
Swanson Health Products is absolutely committed to maintaining the highest quality products and the utmost integrity in business practices. We have a very aggressive Quality Assurance Program that uses three independent labs to assure our products meet our stringent specifications and label claims. If you have any questions about our products, please contact us.
Our premium herbs are also called "whole or full-spectrum" herbs. They contain all the natural components of the herb as it exists in nature. The amount of active components vary according to the conditions of the growing season, just as with any plant or crop. Conversely, standardized herbs are designed by isolating the active component(s) of a particular herb. This isolated ingredient becomes the marker used to measure the potency of the final extract. By combining extracts from the same herb, scientists can concentrate the active ingredients to specific levels, creating consistent, reliable doses of the active principles of an herb. Some herbalists recommend full-spectrum herbs, while others prefer the standardized extracts for the consistency of the active components.
Basically, there are two types of vitamins: fat soluble and water soluble. Fat-soluble vitamins, such as A, D, E and K, are stored in the body and as such they may become toxic at extremely high doses. Water-soluble vitamins, such as vitamin C and the B-family of vitamins, are not stored in the body and should be replenished daily. Quick Fact: A water-soluble vitamin is excreted from the body within one to four days.
We are a direct-to-consumer dietary supplement company. Our mission is to provide the highest quality supplements for the best value so that everyone can afford to take control of their health--not just the individuals who can afford the high prices at trendy health food stores.
Congratulations! We commend you for taking control of your own health and suggest your peruse our Health Articles tab to help you get started. Check out the section called The 7 Basic Supplements for Better Health, and we'll help you build a firm foundation for better health--one supplement at a time.
We offer dietary supplements in several delivery systems (or forms) based on basic chemistry, common sense and convenience. For example, liquids and powders can increase the amount and rate of absorption compared with pill-type supplements. Certain supplements are most effective when taken as a liquid; others are only available in a tablet. Softgels are typically oil-based, which allows nutrients that cannot be dried and made into a pill form.
Our recommendation is to follow the label directions for each supplement. If the directions state to take with water (e.g., grapeseed extract, lutein), you can take the supplement with only water on an empty stomach or with food, whichever you prefer. If they state to take the supplement with water on an empty stomach as in the case of free-form amino acids (lysine, taurine, etc.), strictly follow the guidelines and do not take them with food.
Yes, we do! We carry popular brands, such as HALO, Pet Naturals, Castor & Pollux and Dancing Paws. View all our pet products.
Yes, we do! View all our children's products.