5 Skin Care Tips For Summer

It’s summertime, and the livin’ is easy—or it should be. Here are some simple strategies to enjoy the sunshine and keep your skin safe and beautiful. 1. Eat for skin health Studies show that antioxidant micronutrients in food increase skin’s defense against UV radiation, support longer-term protection, and promote repair. In other words, the right foods can…

Stress Matters

Stress is a part of life, but it doesn’t have to take the life out of living. A healthy diet, regular exercise and meditation or relaxation, plus supplements to help support the body back into balance can help you beat stress. At Betsy’s Health Foods, we’re ready to answer your product questions and help you with…

Natural Beauty Strategies To Try Today

The privilege of growing older comes with some compromises, including having an exterior that may not match what we’d like to see in the mirror. Instead of throwing in the non-abrasive, organic cotton towel, there are simple strategies you can use to support your timeless beauty. 1. Eat for beauty To strengthen your hair and…

Reclaim Health For The Long Haul Post-COVID

It’s been more than a year since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The good news is that even among the most at-risk populations, the vast majority recover from the acute illness. But that bright cloud sports a dark underbelly, which we’re seeing with the rise of the oftentimes debilitating “long-haulers syndrome.” This post-viral illness…

Take Care of Your Brain

Brain health begins in the womb. Providing the right nutrients throughout life is also important for your best brain.  In these studies, researchers looked at the benefits of folic acid, flavonoids, carotenoids and fish oil on brain health. Mothers’ folic acid improved cognition in children Doctors in this study followed 70 mother-child pairs from the…

Protect Your Health With These Tips

While the world is focused on the rapid spread of COVID-19, the global public health community echoes what the natural health community already knows: prevention is the most important weapon against illness. Here, we’re offering a refresher course on the best practices for protecting yourself—and supporting your immune system—against viruses and infection. Sidestep stress You…

Tips For Family Time In A Pandemic World

Families are a source of companionship and gratification in the best of times. With the COVID-19 reality, families are the primary pillar of support as we try to navigate social distancing along with trying to get back to some kind of normal. In these seemingly worst of times, despite being mentally, physically, and emotionally exhausted,…

For Men’s Health: Prevention Rules the Day

When we take a look at prescription medication data, it becomes clear there are three main reasons why men end up on prescription meds: high cholesterol or blood triglycerides high blood pressure stomach ulcer and/or acid reflux (known as GERD) And even though medication is meant to help, over-reliance on medication can lead to a…

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…

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…

Omega Update

Healthy omega levels help support the body in a variety of ways.  The brain, including mood, the heart, the inflammation response and dry eyes all benefit from having the correct ratio of omegas. Because our typical Western diet is sorely lacking in omega-3, many of us are out of balance. In these studies, researchers looked…

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…