SuperCharge Your Supplements With Help From Betsy’s Health Foods

Supplements are not magic beans that solve all life’s problems, but they are nutrients you are putting in your body. That simple truth means you want to know that what you are paying to put in your body meets some pretty straight-forward and very important criteria: You want supplements that contain exactly what the label…

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…

The Things We Worry About So That You Don’t Have To

Thirty years ago, if you had asked me to describe the health foods industry, I would have given you an answer couched in smoke and mirrors with a healthy dose of snake-oil salesman thrown in for good measure. I’d grown up eating ding dongs and drinking Dr Peppers on a regular basis. When my family…

The Healthy Things You Loved in 2017–and We Did, Too!

Reflections on 2017, including links to our top-rated health blog posts 2017 seems to have made good on the adage, go big or go home, and not necessarily in a good way. Houstonians continue to rebuild from the devastating effects of Harvey. Big business continues to encroach on the increasingly-popular health industry, with P &…

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…

At Betsy’s, We Make Your Holiday Healthy

We’re making a list and checking it twice this holiday season at Betsy’s, where we offer healthy solutions to your gift-giving dilemmas.  Whether it’s a GIFT CERTIFICATE that allows your loved ones to choose the healthy supplements that serve them best, or an incredibly clean body butter or aromatherapy kit to take pampering to the healthiest level,…

Three of our Favorite Places

Our family-owned business focuses on helping other families meet their health goals. That’s one reason we are excited to announce the opening of our third location, at Cypresswood Dr. and I-45. At Betsy’s, we are always taking your health and your budget to heart®, which means we put our customer service and product knowledge first….

3 Ways To Think About Your Intestinal Health

If you smoothed them out and rolled them down the sidewalk, your large and small intestines combined would reach to a length of almost 28 feet! Whether you realize it or not, your body relies on your intestines for a wide variety of functions, from processing waste and absorbing nutrients to playing a role in…

3 Things To Make Your School Year Healthy

The school year is just around the corner. As you scurry for supplies like pencils and spiral notebooks and find yourself in the midst of piles of discarded outfits searching for the perfect back-to-school look, don’t neglect one of the key components of a successful school year: a smart nutrition plan for your young scholars….

Make July Your Time To Change

What seems like six very short months ago, we made resolutions to change habits and create a better me for 2016.  Hopefully, you were successful with your resolutions and have not gone back to habits you resolved to improve. Whether you need to change the habits you resolved to “fix” in January or have new resolutions…

How Motivations Can Keep You Exercising

I would rather sit through an episode of Teletubbies than do a workout. My exercise is clumsy, painful, sweaty, and one more thing I have to do in a day that is already too full of responsibilities. Despite all of these drawbacks, I exercise five days a week, including yoga workouts, and have done so…