5 Things to Know About Heart Health

What do you know about heart health? It’s a worthwhile muscle to get to know. It not only keeps you alive, it works really hard in doing so. According to the Cleveland Clinic, every minute your heart pumps approximately five to six gallons of blood across a network of arteries, veins and capillaries more than 60,000 miles long. That’s long …

Introducing Tespo Hair, Skin & Nails Formula

Few things show the state of our health more than our hair, skin and nails. Frizzy, dry hair or peeling, ridge-lined nails can be dead giveaways for nutrient deficiencies. Not to mention the daily barrage of environmental toxins hair, skin and nails come up against. Sometimes your body needs a little more than a multivitamin has to offer. An extra …

10 Reasons why you should take Vitamin C every day

If there is one vitamin that most of us hear about throughout our lives, it’s Vitamin C. It’s the Vitamin that will keep colds at bay. And that’s true. But Vitamin C does a lot more than that. Vitamin C also happens to be water-soluble, which means your body does not store it. According to the National Health and Nutrition …

Making the change to methylfolate

At Tespo, we pride ourselves on listening to our customers. In the case of folic acid versus methylfolate, we heard you loud and clear. Many of you asked if we could offer a formula with methylfolate in place of folic acid. Now, we are happy to introduce methylfolate in our new tespo-complete formulas. So what is methylfolate and why are we …

How to set healthy New Year’s goals that stick

Okay, so in past years you haven’t had much luck with setting New Year’s goals. They just don’t seem to stick. That’s okay. You’re not alone. Although roughly 45% of Americans set New Year’s Resolutions each year, according to the Statistic Brain Research Institute, only about 8% of people actually achieve their New Year’s goals. But that doesn’t mean there …

Nutrients to boost your mood this season

The holidays are upon us and although it is the season to be jolly, more often than not we don’t feel quite so upbeat. Many factors play a role in our mood, including money stresses or spending time with family. But there are other reasons for a downbeat mood, too. Roughly 5 percent of Americans suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder …

10 Tips to help you manage holiday stress

Ahh, yes, ‘tis the season…to be stressed. Unfortunately, not a lot of good comes from holiday stress. Often, we find ourselves drinking more alcohol, eating more sugar and sleeping less as a result. In fact, instead of feeling the good cheer of the season, more than half of us end up feeling tired, stressed and irritable during this time of …

Why you need Vitamin B—all of them

The superhero of vitamins, there isn’t much Vitamin B can’t do. It gives us energy, lifts our mood, helps with metabolism, supports healthy nervous, reproductive and immune systems while aiding the heart and mind, too. Basically, it’s essential to your health. But, it’s also water soluble, which means it can’t be stored in your body. This makes it all the more important …

What is “bioavailability” and why does it matter?

What does bioavailability mean? Simply put, it’s how nutrients are absorbed by the body. Nutrients that are bioavailable are easy for your body to utilize. Why do we care about it? Todd Runestad, ingredients and supplements editor, New Hope Network, and advisor to Tespo puts it simply: “Bioavailability is the amount of an ingredient circulating in your blood. If an ingredient doesn’t get absorbed …

Why You Should Care About Your Sugar Intake

The sweet season is upon us. Yet more than ever before, we have reason to believe sugar isn’t quite as sweet as it makes itself out to be. Whether you’re talking about heart disease or diabetes, inflammation or immunity, sugar has a hand in a long list of ailments. And it’s in everything, too. Look at the labels for pretzels and peanut …