Articles by Debbie Swanson


Here’s the Scoop: Almond Butter vs. Peanut Butter

Supermarkets now carry jars of nut butter made from cashews, macadamia nuts, walnuts and more, as well as creative nut blends. Here’s a comparison of some of their main components.

10 Tips to Keep Your Pets Safe This Summer

High temperatures and extra time spent outdoors brings new considerations to keep your furry family members safe and comfortable. Here are ten quick tips to a safer summer.

An Egg a Day May Actually Keep Heart Disease (and Strokes) Away

New research has found that eating an egg daily may actually play a positive role in reducing the rate of cardiac events.

Cut Calories to Pause Aging, Study Finds

New research indicates that reducing daily calories by even 15% for a two-year span may slow down the metabolic process that leads to aging and cause age-related diseases.

6 Ways to Keep Your Pet Calm This Fourth of July (and All Summer Long)

If your pet seems a bit more wound up than usual during the summer months, here are some ways to help him chill out and enjoy the season.

Do Dogs Dream?

Scientists have growing evidence that supports not only that dogs do dream, but in their dreams, they relive some of their recent activities.

Testing for Omega-3 Levels: The Future of Routine Blood Screenings?

A recent study suggests routinely monitoring an individual’s levels of omega-3 fatty acids may be a better predictor of good health than monitoring cholesterol.

In a League of Their Own: Pups Bring A-Game to First Ever Corgi Nationals

Move over, greyhounds, there’s a new contender at the race track. The first Corgi Nationals took place on May 27th at the Santa Anita race track.

DIY Natural Treatments to Help Repair Damaged Hair

Looking to restore damaged hair, or boost shine and softness? The good news is many items you normally keep around your house will do the trick.

How Seasonal Changes Affect Your Skin and Care Tips

As the largest organ in your body, your skin has a tough job: it adapts to a different set of threats each time the season changes.