Ahead of the Curve: Early-Stage Studies Show Promise

Herbs may have a long-standing history of traditional uses, but what happens when you place them under the microscope, so to speak? These studies of various promising supplements show the potential for further exploration, as well as the growing body of evidence for the efficacy of proper nutrition and health.  In fact, good results in…

May is for MOM at Betsy’s

A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them. –Victor Hugo      Mom is the one who rises before the entire household, the one who wipes tired brows and mops up messes. She makes sure there is food in the refrigerator and clean, comfy sheets to wallow in while we…

Nutrients Improve Metabolism in Women

These studies prove the importance of balanced nutrition year round, not just during swimsuit season! Zinc and selenium improve thyroid function Zinc and selenium help the body produce thyroid hormone, and doctors wanted to see if taking supplements would help women with low thyroid function, or hypothyroidism, where the metabolism slows, leading to weight gain…