Heart Health On Your Mind?: Vitamin D and Omega-3s to the Rescue!

We used to think that heart issues happened mainly to men, but today we realize that women are equally susceptible to the ravages of diet, lack of exercise, and stage-of-life issues that can lead to heart health concerns. Below is some of the latest research on the different ways Vitamin D and Omega-3s may help…

Four Studies Reveal New Vitamin D Benefits

Vitamin D. If you aren’t getting enough of the “sunshine vitamin,” then chances are your health could be suffering from your deficiency. These four studies explored further benefits to sufficient vitamin D levels and your best health. Diabetic retinopathy Poorly controlled glucose levels in diabetes can cause changes in the retina of the eye that…

You Can Prevent That: Improve Your Odds With These Do-Able Steps

“Up to 40 percent of annual deaths from each of five leading U.S. causes are preventable.” Centers for Disease Control Did you know that life expectancy actually declined in this country last year? In addition, it is estimated that one in two adults in the U.S. suffer from a chronic illness. Diet, exercise and lifestyle choices…

Breathe: Can vitamin D levels affect asthma attacks?

According to the National Institutes of Health, some 25 million people in the United States, 7 million of them children, suffer from the chronic lung disease known as asthma. In these studies, researchers investigated the role healthy vitamin D levels may play in supporting the health in those fighting the disease. Vitamin D reduces asthma…

Well-Being & Healthy Vitamin D Levels

Increasing evidence suggests that low vitamin D levels affect a wide variety of health concerns, from mood and bone health to increased risk of a variety of diseases.  In addition, our increased diligence in sunburn protection and a decrease in ability to convert to D naturally have led to a rise in lower vitamin D…

Studies Reveal Important Nutrients For Men’s Health

June is the month we take to honor Dad, and part of that celebration is considering ways to keep dad healthy. Some recent studies have looked at nutrients that may improve sexual function, as well as support prostate health. Fenugreek and sexual function India and North Africa have traditionally used fenugreek to treat sexual dysfunction…

3 Keys To Your Bone Health

Bone density is not just a woman’s issue. According to WebMD, about 20% of people with osteoporosis, or thinning of the bone, are actually men. Diet, exercise, hormone levels and genetics all can play a role in your bone’s health. In recent studies, these nutrients proved supportive of bone health. Nutrients reduce fractures and protect…

Vitamins and Minerals That Support Better Blood Sugar

Thanksgiving may be just around the corner, but that doesn’t mean that healthy eating goals have to take a holiday. Are you getting enough of these key nutrients in your life? Read on to discover what vitamins D and K and minerals calcium and magnesium may have to do with your healthy blood sugar. Nutrients…

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…

Nutrients Speed Recovery From Pneumonia, Reduce Hospital Stays

CoQ10 and vitamin D may already be staples in your supplement cabinet, but these two studies give you even more reasons to consider this antioxidant and vitamin the next time you stock up on supplement supplies. Staying Healthy CoQ10 boosts pneumonia recovery Older adults are more likely than younger adults to contract fatal pneumonia. In…

School Time Means Mom Time

Of course, as we are gathering all those school supplies, we don’t want to forget the nutrient support our kids may also need for the coming school year.  The Betsy’s Team is ready to answer your product questions concerning our supplements for children and teens as well as your own supplement needs. Once Mom gets…

Nutrients You Need For Pregnancy

  Nutrients relieve nausea and vomiting, improve conception IVF Vitamin B6 and nausea The standard treatment for nausea and vomiting in pregnancy is dimenhydrinate, commonly known as Dramamine, an over-the-counter drug for motion sickness. Because of its side effects of drowsiness, doctors in this study were interested in finding a safer alternative. In the study,…