Staying Young, With A Mouth To Match

A Mediterranean Diet has many health benefits, including potentially lengthening the life span of cells.  Because a Mediterranean diet is also an adequate source of vitamin E¹, it may also be a benefit for your dental health. Find out more below. Mediterranean Diet of Youth? Each time a cell replicates, the protective caps at each…

Ashwagandha: Wisdom from India

What is ashwagandha? Ashwagandha, Sanskrit for “the smell of a horse”—meaning to impart the vigor and strength of a horse—is one of the most powerful herbs in Ayurvedic medicine. The herb contains many compounds with medicinal benefits including support for the immune system, high antioxidant properties, and as an “adaptogen,” which helps the body adjust…

Your Heart Needs These Nutrients—Here’s Why

The heart is the body’s hardest working muscle, and it deserves the best treatment you can give it.  Regular exercise, a healthy diet, effective stress management, sufficient, quality sleep and regular checkups to ensure your blood pressure and heartbeat are healthy all play a role in keeping your heart pumping as it should. Here are…

5 Need-To-Know Things About Your Bone Health

Bones are serious business. Besides helping us stay upright, these hard-working parts of us also play a key role in the production of red and white blood cells and platelets. They protect vital organs like our brains and lungs. They give shape to our face and ensure our nerve-communication highway, a.k.a. the spinal cord, stays safe….

Better Fitness, More Strength: Tips For Your Muscles

Fitness and proper weight management are at the top of most healthy living lists. In these studies, researchers looked at how pycnogenol, tart cherry and walnuts might effect athletic performance. Find out what they discovered: Pycnogenol® improved muscle mass and fitness  Nutrient reduced symptoms of fatigue After age 50, the body begins to lose muscle mass…

Hope for PCOS: Nutrients improve symptoms in polycystic ovary syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder in women of child-bearing age, with symptoms including irregular periods, elevated male hormone levels, and enlarged ovaries. Untreated, the syndrome can lead to type 2 diabetes and other health problems. According to the PCOS Awareness Association, some of the potential issues women face who suffer from…

3 Sources of Flavonoids for Your Best Health

Flavonoids are plant compounds whose main dietary sources are fruits and vegetables, as well as tea and wine, almost 9,000 different health-benefiting compounds! Flavonoids are thought to offer support for heart health, the immune system, and brain health, including cognitive impairment that comes with age, along with a wide variety of other important health benefits,…

5 Top Posts From 2016

Our blog, Health to Heart Matters, is filled with the latest nutrient information, as well as tips for healthy living. Here are five of our top posts from 2016 that you don’t want to miss: How Motivations Can Keep You Exercising Have resolutions that involve improving your workout consistency? Check out these tips to help you…

3 Tips For Your Mental Health Day

It’s that time of year when all things turn to wrapping up the dozen months that came before.  What major events made a real difference in our personal lives? Did we make and achieve a significant goal? Did we overcome a problem in a surprisingly creative way? These mental reflections help us stay focused on…

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….