Health Blog

  • Take Care of Your Brain

    Brain health begins in the womb. Providing the right nutrients throughout life is also important for your best brain.  In these studies, researchers looked at the benefits of folic acid, flavonoids, carotenoids and fish oil on brain health.
  • Migraine Support Update

    Unlike a common tension headache, where blood vessels contract, in migraine, doctors believe blood vessels dilate, often causing visual aura effects in addition to throbbing pain.

    Symptoms can last for hours and up to days, and may include extreme sensitivity to light and sound, nausea and vomiting. Those who experience 14 or fewer episodes per month have “episodic” migraine, while those with 15 or more have “chronic” migraine.

  • Get the Most from Exercise

    Exercise is important to health. According to Medline.gov, some of exercise's benefits include helping us lose weight, supporting a better mood, reducing risk of heart disease, helping us better manage blood sugar and insulin, strengthen bones and muscles, reduce the risk of some cancers, and more. In these studies, nutrients like ubiquinol, whey and curcumin showed promise in supporting optimum exercise.
  • Finding MORE This 2021

    When 2020 seemed to take so much, this new year is the time to grab hold of more. Make 2021 the year you take better care of yourself and your family. Eliminate the things that suck your energy and embrace the things that bring you joy. Treat each day as the gift that it is and don't sweat the small stuff.

    At BetsyHealth, we've committed to bringing more to 2021 in some very specific ways. We want you to have more chances to discover our healthy products and more chances to save. Here are some of the ways we will bring you more in 2021:

  • Supplement Support For Your Best Fitness Experience

    Fitness is important all year round, but at the beginning of each new year, we often seem to take the time to re-focus on our fitness goals. To help you keep your promise to yourself to exercise more, or more effectively, in this new year, consider information about nutrients and physical activity in the following studies on omega-3s, proteins, and select vitamins and herbs.
  • Try Hygge: The Danish Art Of Coziness

    The Danish word hygge (pronounced “hoo-gah”) lacks an English equivalent, but can be roughly translated as “coziness.” Conjuring images of snuggling around a warm fire or tucking into a hearty meal, the best explanation Helen Russell, author of The Year of Living Danishly, Uncovering the Secrets of the World’s Happiest Country (Icon Books, 2015) has seen is “taking pleasure from the presence of gentle, soothing things.”

    With hygge being such an embedded part of Danish culture, perhaps it’s no surprise that, despite winters with only six hours of daylight and temperatures dipping below -30 C (-22 F), the Danes are ranked as some of the happiest people in the world. Here’s how we can learn from them.

  • Metabolism and Vitamins C and E

    Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a condition where excess weight leads to difficulties with glucose management, blood pressure and more. In these studies, vitamins C and E showed promise in supporting those with MetS.
  • Fix Secret Energy Zappers With These Tips

    A day filled with good energy can lead to more productivity, less stress, and more feel-good emotions. But there are several things that can work against you. In these six videos, discover secret energy zappers and pointers for defeating them.

    A six-part video series to help you reach your best energy!

  • Zinc and Vitamin D Linked To Better COVID Outcomes

    Many nutrients play key roles in immune function, including zinc and vitamin D. In these studies, each nutrient has showed some promise in helping those combatting COVID. Find out more.
  • Weigh In On This Weight Update

    From antioxidants and greens to digestive support, these studies reveal some of the latest findings on nutrients to support your healthiest weight.

     

  • Supplements From The Sea

    Vitamins, when not produced synthetically, come from things like oranges, potatoes and corn. You know, stuff that grows from the ground. Minerals come from rocks—literally, from the ground itself.

    But Earth is three-quarters water, so it’s natural that many nutritional ingredients come from the bounty of the waters, as well. Here are a few of the healthful ingredients in supplements that come from the sea, a category of ingredients called aquaceuticals.

  • Tips To Improve Your Mood And A Whole New Reason To Prioritize Sleep

    You can tap into the power of serotonin to transform your mood, motivation levels, and overall well-being. Who couldn’t benefit from that these days?

    Serotonin is a feel-good hormone, known as a neurotransmitter, that helps ensure we’re motivated, have balanced moods, and feel good about life. Boosting low serotonin levels is one of the keys to health and happiness. Low serotonin levels are linked to anxiety, depression, insomnia, and even violent behavior.