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…

Hope for PCOS: Nutrients improve symptoms in polycystic ovary syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder in women of child-bearing age, with symptoms including irregular periods, elevated male hormone levels, and enlarged ovaries. Untreated, the syndrome can lead to type 2 diabetes and other health problems. According to the PCOS Awareness Association, some of the potential issues women face who suffer from…

Because Women Need Healthy Hearts, Too!

Even though heart health might not be the first thing that comes to mind when the topic of women’s health is brought up, women should be just as vigilant in supporting their heart health as they are when it comes to more distinctly feminine health issues. According to the American Heart Association, a woman dies…

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…

Woman Power at Betsy’s

As I see it, every day you do one of two things: build health or produce disease in yourself.   Adelle Davis Adelle Davis, one of the forerunners in writing about different ways to think about nutrition, became famous for her stances for unprocessed foods and supplementation, among other things.  Her legacy can still be felt…

Our Marvelous May #WellnessWednesday

 “Happiness doesn’t result from what we get, but from what we give.” ― Ben Carson Our Whole Health Approach All year long, we’ve been dedicating our information each month around not just one area of health, but to the variety of health concerns that are tied to many of your top needs.  For example, when…