Happiness Is . . . Within Your Grasp

Because happiness is difficult to measure, modern studies tend to focus less on what happiness is and more on how happiness can be increased and sustained in our lives. Sonja Lyubomirsky, PhD, a psychology professor at University of California–Riverside, conducts most of her research in a relatively new field called “positive psychology,” which she explains…

We Know Supplements

We take vitamins seriously. That’s why, when we get the opportunity to tour the manufacturing facilities of the products we carry, we take advantage. My recent tour of the farms and plants where Natural Factors makes products marked my tenth such experience and was our team’s twentieth or more such tour throughout our 25+ years…

Get The Most From Your Supplements

When you take your supplements can be as important as the supplements you choose to take. Let Betsy’s help you get the most from your supplements, every day! Check out this informative video to help you get started on your supplement savvy journey.

Beat Stress In 5 Minutes Or Less

Feeling stressed? In this fast-paced world, stress is almost as much a part of life as breathing. But, taking time to practice easy stress soothers can make a world of difference.  You’ll find you can alleviate the symptoms of stress and anxiety in simple ways that take five minutes or less. Breathe Deep Most of…

Health Tips from your Back-To-School Health Headquarters

In the hustle and bustle of preparing for the upcoming school year, don’t forget the most important element to a great academic season, which is the upmost health for your student, whether that student is your kindergartner on her first day of school or you first-time college student, even if that college student is you!…

What in the world are CBDs?

Cannabidiol, or CBD oil, is a new buzzword that you may be hearing. Its properties are suggested to treat a variety of ailments and illnesses, but what, exactly, is CBD oil? Here’s what our resident CBD expert (aka, the Delicious Living Supplements Editor) has to say on the subject: Let’s start with the cannabis plant, or specifically the Cannabis sativa species. Both…

Better Performance: Exercise Recovery & More

Summer is in full swing, and so is your exercise routine. Make the most of your physical activity with a little help from these promising nutrients. Energy efficiency, improved heart rate, endurance and exercise recovery are some of the positive findings in the following studies. L-citrulline and pomegranate aid recovery Even well-trained athletes can get…

25 Years of Heart — and Counting!

If we are staying true to our motto, always taking your health and your budget to heart®, then a typical trip to Betsy’s is like finding that place where “you wanna go, where everybody knows your name.”  With some customers who have shopped with Betsy since even before she opened her very own health food…

Health Benefits of Supplemental Mushrooms, Part 2

“Medicinal” mushrooms have a magic all their own. In Part 1, we learned why they’re showing up in more supplements.  Now, learn how you can use them for better health. Here are a few of our favorite ’shrooms with potential health benefits backed by research:    ​Cordyceps Cordyceps supports respiration, oxygen delivery and ATP synthesis for…

Health Benefits of Supplemental Mushrooms, Part 1

Neither fish nor foul, not animal nor even technically a plant, mushrooms occupy a nether-region of life, with tantalizing health benefits such as better athletic performance and even, perhaps, an answer to cancer.  Did you know that mushrooms are more like humans in DNA than they are like plants? Mushrooms are much more than just…

Dad Rules This June At Betsy’s

Dad rules this June at Betsy’s! Buy any Bluebonnet product this June and be entered to win one of the product prizes provided by Bluebonnet Nutrition. We understand that men’s health covers a wide range of topics, from heart health and mood support to prostate and muscle recovery concerns. This month’s health articles highlight many…

Heart Health On Your Mind?: Vitamin D and Omega-3s to the Rescue!

We used to think that heart issues happened mainly to men, but today we realize that women are equally susceptible to the ravages of diet, lack of exercise, and stage-of-life issues that can lead to heart health concerns. Below is some of the latest research on the different ways Vitamin D and Omega-3s may help…