4 Nutrients to Feel in Your Bones

Whether you are nearing the age of menopause or just beginning to take on the world all by yourself, people of all ages have good reasons to pay attention to the nutrients that are important to bone health. For example, when it comes to how strong your bones can be, the amount and kinds of…

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….

Nutrients Improve BMD and Protect against Osteoporosis in Women

According to the Center for Disease Control, 16% of American women 50 years and over have been diagnosed with osteoporosis of the femur neck or lumbar spine. In these recent studies, plant-sourced calcium and black tea flavonoids showed promise in supporting healthy bones in women. Find out more: Plant-sourced calcium Doctors expect women to lose…

Be Ahead of the Curve with these Early-Stage Discoveries

Check out these early-stage discoveries about nutrients that just may lead to larger, more definitive studies.  Here are some of the most promising recent findings.  Plant extracts build bone Fruit and vegetable polyphenols may benefit bone. In this study, 46 healthy postmenopausal women took a combination of pomegranate and grape seed extracts or a combination…

These Nutrients Will Move You

Creatine has long been touted among athletes. Two studies look at how creatine supports circulation and bone health. In the same studies, glucosamine and chondroitin and soy isoflavones supported a healthy inflammation response and bone health, respectively. Find out more about just how these nutrients may help you keep moving. Nutrients improved circulation and reduced…

Nutrients Your Muscles and Bones Will Love

As we age, our ability to maintain strong muscles and bone naturally declines.  These studies looked at how vitamin D and fish oil may be utilized by the body to potentially improve these important health areas. Nutrients lower knee pain, boost muscle function  Vitamin D in osteoarthritis Vitamin D helps keep bones strong and reduce…

Natural Insights To Healthy Hearts

Support for healthy hearts doesn’t have to be complicated, as these studies on multivitamins and calcium indicate. Nutrients lower chances for cardiovascular disease Multivitamins extend life in women This is the first study of the effects of multivitamins/minerals (MVM) on chances for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in women. Doctors looked specifically at CVD as a cause…

Re-think Vitamin E

  Sometimes, we like to grab hold of the “latest and greatest,” but this article from Natural Insights for Well Being reminds us that “oldies but goodies” are also a valid approach to helping you meet your health goals.  Enjoy! New studies support brain and bone benefits in young and old More vitamin E, higher IQ…

Protecting Muscle and Bone

Spring may have sprung, but the last thing you want to do is be sidetracked from your exercise goals as we barrel towards swimsuit season!  This article on supplements that help support those with exercise on the brain may be just the ticket for your lovely days of Spring. Nutrients protect after exercise and military…

Smart Prevention

This article from Natural Insights for Well-Being will help you meet your New Year’s money and health resolutions!  And with our quality products that are discounted every day, Betsy’s Health Foods is also poised to help you with your resolution and health needs.  We are excited about our product knowledge and sharing it with our…

To Feel It In Your Bones

“She was every inch the skeletal goddess that had been promised by the bones of her feet.”  ― Jefferson Smith, Strange Places In a world full of processed foods, tempting sodas, chronic stress and other factors that make optimum bone health something most of us have to make a conscious effort to achieve, information about increasing our…