Supplements Know-How: A Primer To Smarter Supplement Buying

Supplements should not be purchased in ignorance. The more you know about what to look for in a quality supplement, the more likely you will have success in choosing products for your health goals. Here are some tips for your next foray into the supplement aisle. Know what laws govern the industry FDA guidelines under…

The Betsy’s Team Gets Educated

The last several weeks have offered the Betsy’s Team a variety of opportunities to increase our industry knowledge, with two team trainings from manufacturers and a plant tour and training from our latest private label supplier. First, we learned from Dr. Audrey Ross of Country Life Vitamins about a variety of this company’s products. According…

3 Things to Know About Your Immune Health

Earlier this week, we at Betsy’s Health Foods were honored to be visited by Dean Morris, a fifth generation Master Herbalist, who gave us some tips for how nutrients may help with general immune support.  Here are just three of the many things we learned that we think you will also find useful.   1….

Betsy’s Health 2014 in Review

It’s the penultimate day of the year, so it must be time to do a quick review of our exciting, challenging, and healthy-minded 2014!  As always, thanks to YOU, we had a wonderful 2014 and look forward to working together to “always taking your health and your budget to heart” in the New Year. Second…

Steps to Healthy Living During Flu Season and Everyday

Before you even begin to look at all the great things supplements can do for you during the rough winter months and all year through, the Harvard Medical school offers some advice on healthy lifestyle choices that you can make everyday to improve your defenses.  Their advice includes items like: “Don’t smoke. Eat a diet…

We Get Educated: Betsy’s Health to Heart Matters #13

Our Education Foundation When Betsy first got interested in the health foods industry more than 30 years ago, she was actually a registered nurse, which means she was used to the rigorous question and answer practices that made her want to know as much about the health industry as she had learned about the nursing…

3 Things We Learned at Expo East You Want To Know

Last week, more than 1300 vendors and some 23,000 attendees descended on the Baltimore, Maryland Convention Center to participate in three action-packed days of education seminars and show floor displays, all about the latest trends, science, and concerns involved in the natural health industry. Betsy and I have returned from this always wonderful experience full…

An Holistic Approach: Our Conversation with Dr. Teitelbaum

Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, practicing holistic physician and author of more than a dozen books, including Fatigued to Fantastic, Real Causes/Real Cures, and Pain Free 1, 2, 3, honored our Fallbrook location Monday with a personal training for our staff.  Tonight, the rest of our staff will be hearing Dr. Teitelbaum speak to a group of natural foods…

Betsy’s Asks the Right Questions, Our Health to Heart Matters #11

We Ask the Right Questions One of the most important rules the Betsy’s Team lives by is to be sure we ask our customers the right questions and actually listen to your answers so that we might provide you with the products that best fit your nutritional needs. The ability to ask the right questions…

Betsy’s enters a new chapter in our story

Our Fallbrook Drive and 1960 location opens on August 16, marking a great new chapter in the Betsy’s story. We are so happy to be able to offer the same knowledgeable staff, top-rated customer service, and quality products at discount products at a second location, extending our ability to be a convenient, best place to…

Betsy’s Basics #16: We can answer product questions

If you have ever watched the CBS hit, N.C.I.S., then you are familiar with Gibbs’ “rules.”  These are seemingly random-numbered truths that give his operatives guidelines to make them the best agents possible and help keep them alive in a dangerous line of work. Well, we at Betsy’s have our own rules to make sure…

Be Aware Buyers

  I love listening to my Old Time Radio shows while I am in the car, but I don’t love that in between these programs, the station plays the worst infomercials.  Usually, these are my signal to change the channel, but every once in a while, I will be distracted just long enough to catch…