Savvy Swaps

[Alternagraphic] Antacids II

[Alternagraphic] Antacids II

If you are experiencing acid indigestion or GERD, you may have gone to your local pharmacy and picked up some Prilosec or other antacid...
[Alternagraphics] Antacids

[Alternagraphics] Antacids

Commonly prescribed antacids have been linked to an increased risk of dementia, hip fractures, and chronic kidney disease plus they may cause other undesirable side...
[Alternagraphic] Kid's Cough Syrup

[Alternagraphic] Kid's Cough Syrup

Do you normally turn to cough syrup when your child has a cough? You may be surprised to know that there is no research...
[Alternagraphic] Baby Chest Rub

[Alternagraphic] Baby Chest Rub

This conventional chest rub on the left, is made with a petroleum base and has parfum which can irritate babies delicate skin. Instead try, Maty's...
[Alternagraphic] Granola

[Alternagraphic] Granola

Despite misleading label claims, the granola on the left is not a healthy choice since preservatives and potential GMOs crowd its ingredient list. Instead...
[Alternagraphic] Fiber Supplement

[Alternagraphic] Fiber Supplement

Want to boost your fiber intake and stay regular? Try Barlean's Forti-Flax. Made from 100% organic flax seeds, it's a great source of omega-3's,...
[Alternagraphic] Chewing Gum

[Alternagraphic] Chewing Gum

People are often surprised to hear that gum is loaded with sucralose, aspartame, and/or acesulfame potassium (even if they aren't "sugar-free"). As you can...
[Alternagraphic] Gummy Candy

[Alternagraphic] Gummy Candy

Gummy bears are cute and colorful, but generally contain Scary Seven ingredients, specifically artificial dyes. Fortunately, our sponsor Surf Sweets has a healthier option...