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…

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…

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…

College Kids May Not Know It All

Even though college-age young adults are eager to assert their growing independence, they can often still use guidance when it comes to their nutrient needs. In these studies, researchers explored the difference vitamin E and omega-3s might make in a young adult’s diet, even up to age 30. Discover how these nutrients help ensure physical…

Eee-nough Already!–Benefits for You from Vitamin E

From life-stage needs to specific health concerns, vitamin E is an important part of your daily nutrient intake.  According to the National Institutes for Health, most Americans do not get enough of this essential vitamin from the foods we eat.*  The best sources of E in foods come from nuts and seeds, though green vegetables…

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…

Looking Good Inside and Out

How flexible your blood vessels are affects how well your cells are able to take in much-needed nutrients, how well the vessels handle the pressure of blood pumping through them, and more.  Read about these nutrient studies that looked at vascular health. Vascular Health Nutrients help keep blood vessels flexible; a link to longevity Vitamin…

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…

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…

Fun Food Facts For Your Holidays

Now that even your Thanksgiving leftovers are thin on the ground, it’s time to take a moment to learn some facts about foods that may not be on your Top Ten list, but should be. ~~~ Live Longer with Nuts Nuts are rich in nutrients and healthy monounsaturated fats and prior studies have found various…

Be A Brainiac

  Back-to-school means back to keeping our brains as sharp as possible.  Enjoy these recent articles on the brain and see if you can keep them off your mind (lousy pun intended). Healthy and Happy Nutrients help protect the brain and mood Vitamin E protects the brain The brain is made of grey and white…

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…