Diabetes Update: Nutrients Improve and Slow Progression of Condition

According to the American Diabetes Association, “One-third of adults living with type 2 diabetes are not at their A1C goal. The Association recommends that people with diabetes have an individualized A1C goal. The goal for many adults with diabetes is less than 7 percent. A higher or lower goal may be appropriate for some people….

These Nutrients Lower Chances Of Developing Diabetes

As many as 1 in 3 U.S. adults could have diabetes by 2050 if current trends continue, according to a 2010 analysis conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2014, the agency contended that 1 in 4 Americans did not even know they had the disease.  Obviously, diet plays a vital role…

Ahead of the Curve: Early Discoveries Lead to More Studies

Studies in the lab using smaller mammals or test tubes can be the precursor to further studies on human subjects. In these examples, good results in the lab may lead to larger, human trials. Here are some of the most promising recent findings: Curcumin and ALA boost DHA The omega-3 DHA is essential for healthy…

This Magnesium Benefit Just May Surprise You

Did you know that magnesium is responsible for some 800 different processes in your body?  In fact, every time your cells need to communicate with each other, there is an interchange involving calcium and magnesium that makes a deficiency in either a real issue.  Yet, according to the American Chiropractic Association, “Dietary intake of magnesium…

Progress And Comfort In Diabetes

    According to the CDC’s National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2014, “29.1 million people or 9.3% of  the U.S. population have diabetes.”  Also, almost 30% of people with diabetes are undiagnosed!  These stats make the following information from the Natural Insights for Well Being even more timely.* ~~~ Nutrients reduce chances of, and inflammation in, type 2 diabetes…

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…

Magnetic Reasons to Love Magnesium

  Magnesium is responsible for nearly 300 chemical reactions in the body, which means your body is constantly using this important mineral.  Unfortunately, our active, stress-filled Western lifestyle and diet has many elements that deplete our body of this very important mineral. Here are three articles on magnesium (and a few other interesting nutrients) that…

Progress in Diabetes

According to the American Diabetes Association, 9.3% of us suffered from diabetes as of 2012.  In that same year, 25.9% of those 65 and older had the disease.  Because diabetes affects every system in the body, knowing nutritional tips for balancing the body can be important. Consider this information on ginger, CoQ10 and more. ~~~…