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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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Another Reason to Take Vitamin D: Top 5 Sources of Vitamin D to Combat Type 1 Diabetes

By: Dr. Phil DeVasto, DC

Diabetes has been a significant issue for many Americans over the past few decades. With the trends of poor nutrition and a lack of exercise, diabetes is poised to continue to be a major problem well into the future. New research, however, suggests that vitamin D could decrease your risk of developing diabetes as an adult. An article¬†published in the Journal of Epidemiology supports the notion that type 1 diabetes,…

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The Latest Research on Calcium Supplementation

By: Dr. Phil DeVasto, DC

Calcium is commonly taken as a dietary supplement to help increase bone strength thereby decreasing the risk of fracture. Doctors have recommended the readily available and relatively cheap supplement for decades, but recent research suggests it may be wise to think twice before taking calcium supplements. A recent study published in the British Journal of Medicine found that people taking calcium supplements have double the risk of experiencing a heart…

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