Mind and Mood: Nutrients for Brain Health

A mind is a terrible thing to waste, especially when we have steps we can take to help keep our brains functioning as well as possible. A healthy diet, exercise, and stress management are just a few of the things we can do to help our brains. In these studies, certain nutrients also showed promise…

Better Metabolism While Staying At Home

Staying home all day can lead to some unwanted side effects, including the kind of snacking that puts on pounds. We also may not be getting the kind of sun exposure we normally experience, which robs us of our daily dose of vitamin D. According to these studies, vitamin D helps support the body in…

Immunity Tips for Every Stage of Life

Your immune system faces different challenges at different stages of your life. Here’s how to give it everything it needs, no matter your age. Tots and toddlers The moment you leave the safety of your mother’s womb, your body is exposed to viruses, bacteria, and a host of new risks. Previously, your mother’s immune system…

Coping With Stress

Everyday life during normal circumstances brings about some amount of stress, but today’s challenges almost ensure that all of us will face coping with stress on a very regular basis for the foreseeable future. Since stress can reduce our immune function and make dealing with problems even more difficult, now is the time to get…

What’s Happening At BetsyHealth–COVID-19

During these unprecedented times, the high demand for product has made it necessary for Betsy’s Health Foods to roll with the punches along with the rest of us. So far, we are able to maintain our usual operating hours of 10 am to 6 pm Monday through Saturday. We thank you in advance for your…

Make Everyday Healthy

One message from current world events is clear: we need to take the best care we can of our health all the time in order to be ready for anything. Vitamin C and Zinc have certainly made headlines, but did you know they provide support for more than just your immune health? Find out more…

Probiotics: Our Gut Champions

Probiotics play an important role in overall health. An unhealthy intestinal tract can interfere with the health of your immune system, heart, and brain. Learn more about how to get the most from probiotic support in this video, and check out some of the latest research findings on probiotics below: Less inflammation, insulin resistance People…

Allies For Spring Detox Support

Spring has almost sprung. Though daily detox support is vital, many people also like to do a yearly or bi-yearly whole body cleanse. With these detoxification allies, a little, healthy Spring cleaning can be accomplished for your body as well as your closet. Though our bodies are designed to naturally detoxify, with a few lifestyle…

Memory Support: New Findings

The good news is, we are living longer. Along with longer lives, however, more of us will experience declines in cognitive function. The good news is many nutrients show promise in helping us retain our cognitive abilities. Here are some of the latest findings. Collagen hydrolysate increases brain nerve-signaling Earlier studies found the body quickly…

Get Heart Healthy–Know These Numbers

Heart health stays at the front of our minds this time of year.  Nine out of 10 of us have at least one risk factor for heart disease. Thankfully, 80 percent of premature heart disease can be prevented through healthy habits. By simply being aware of what heart-health numbers to watch for– and taking steps…

Three Good Reasons To Avoid Processed Foods

There’s a good reason experts advise you to shop the outside of the grocery store, where most of the fresh foods can be found. Packaged and processed foods have a tendency to be higher in salt and sugar. They also can have “hidden” trans fats. These extra ingredients may make food taste better, but they…

Longevity Watch: Muscle and Bone

Improving one’s diet, exercising, taking supplements to fill nutritional gaps, having a healthy social and spiritual life–all the steps we take to become and stay healthy are a part of any quest to live long and prosper. As we age, the wrinkles, the decrease in bone density and muscle strength, the brain fog and fading…