Exercise These 12 Tips Daily For Your Best Mood Ever

Your good mood doesn’t have to be determined by outside forces like winning the lottery or the cheeriness of the weather.  While happiness may be relative, there are actions you can take every day to keep your mind positive and your body at its best. Here are 12 happiness activities to exercise daily, excerpted and…

Fall Back Into Better Sleep With Help From These Supplements

Sleep. Too many of us fail to give this important function its full due. Without seven to nine hours of quality sleep each night, adult bodies fail to make sufficient hormones such as our much-needed human growth hormone, our hard-working liver fails to get its rest, and our brains don’t function at full capacity the…

On A Special Diet? Be Aware Of These Potential Nutrient Gaps

Increasingly, we are becoming a nation of picky eaters–in a good way. Whether we try to avoid gluten or dairy, decrease sugar intake, or determine to embrace the new plant revolution with a vegan diet, special diets can reap big health benefits.  However, because of some of the foods these diets eliminate, certain nutrients may…

You Can Prevent That: Improve Your Odds With These Do-Able Steps

“Up to 40 percent of annual deaths from each of five leading U.S. causes are preventable.” Centers for Disease Control Did you know that life expectancy actually declined in this country last year? In addition, it is estimated that one in two adults in the U.S. suffer from a chronic illness. Diet, exercise and lifestyle choices…

Tips for Saving Money In A Post-Harvey Houston

Whether you suffered from flood waters during Harvey or not, now is a good time to make wise money choices as we strive to rebuild our community. Here are four easy, environmentally friendly tips that can save you money every month, along with some tips from Representative Ted Poe’s office concerning your next steps for your…

Four Fabulous Stress Fighters

“Stress generates anxiety, and anxiety keeps our minds in motion,” says Mark Stengler, NMD, of Encinitas, California. Meditation, soft music and disconnecting from the stresses of life (at least for a while) can add a semblance of balance. “Luckily,” Stengler suggest, “we can choose from several natural substances to help us stay calm when the…

After the Flood: Healthy Tips for Recovery Mode

We’ve heard the stories over and over again in the last week. Even faced with the devastating loss of everything they own, brave Houstonians are grateful for simply surviving the storm of the century. Staying healthy as we enter recovery mode is every bit as important as surviving the onslaught of Harvey in the first…

Fight Stress With Herbal Supplements

Stress. We face it every day. Sometimes, we cope well. Other times, we get trapped in a cycle of mental and physical stress that leads to a state of chronic challenge to our body and mind. The problem with chronic stress is the cascade of hormonal and physical changes that can lead to real health…

Tips From Your Back-To-School Health Headquarters

Let Betsy’s be your back-to-school health headquarters with these important tips to help make this upcoming school year the very best. Discover dorm room necessities, nutritional musts and simple exercises to manage stress for all ages below. For the dorm room Essential oils that are truly essential. Spend much time in a dorm, and you’ll…

Conquering Belly Fat: The Best Summer Weight Loss Guide, Part 5 of 6

Read Part One, Two, Three, Four Join Betsy’s this summer on a weight loss journey with our six-part series, The Best Summer Weight Loss Guide. In Part Five, we look at the importance of core strength in taking control of dreaded belly fat. Don’t miss these belly-busting tips. Whether it’s fat found just beneath the…