Vitamin D + COVID-19

By: Dr. Cooper Adams, DC

The outbreak of COVID-19 has posed significant threat to worldwide health. With no current vaccine, it is important to ask, what can we focus on to help build a healthier immune system? Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, is a natural hormone that is created in the skin when UV rays come in contact with the skin. Those that are at higher risk of vitamin D deficiency are…

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The Effect of Sugar on Your Health

By: Dr. Krista Brayko, Naturopath

Mary Poppins coined the phrase, “A teaspoon of sugar makes the medicine go down…” But what effects does sugar have on our health?  Everyone knows that eating too much sugar is associated with tooth decay and weight gain, however, according to scientific research, sugar’s health effects reach well beyond your teeth and belly. When sugar enters our bloodstream it affects the body’s blood-sugar balance, triggering the release of insulin, a…

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You Just Can’t Beet It!

By: Dr. Seth Hosmer, DC

You just can’t beet it! If you’ve been to the farmer’s market lately, you’ve seen the root vegetables in abundance. Everything from carrots to kohlrabi, root veggies can provide delicious, healthy meals during the winter season.  One of nature’s most nutritious roots is the beet. Beets have a unique flavor, which is much stronger and earthy than many of their root vegetable counterparts. With their earthy flavor, beets come packed…

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