Monthly Archives: December 2021

Vitamin D and Immunity

Over the last decade, many primary doctors have been checking vitamin D levels as part of wellness checks. Vitamin D is involved in over 300 bodily processes.  Roughly 40 % of Americans have low vitamin D levels, which may be impacting our health and immune function. This is especially noteworthy as COVID and the flu […]

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The Benefits of a Bath

In our structured and hectic schedules, we often quickly get ready in the morning by jumping in a nice, hot shower. Showers are great, but when is the last time you took a long relaxing bath? The mindset behind taking a bath and taking a shower is completely different, and baths are recommended to decrease […]

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Alkaline Water – Worth the Hype?

Alkaline water is a water that is high in pH – making it more alkaline/basic than acidic.  A pH level  measures substances on a scale of 0 to 14. The lower the number the more acidic, while high numbers are more alkaline or basic. Regular drinking water usually has a pH of 7, while alkaline […]

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Paleo Please!

The Paleo Diet is a diet structured around what our caveman ancestors ate in a hunter-gatherer society. It is high in fat and low in carbohydrates and focuses on “real” foods and avoiding processed foods, grains, starches, legumes and dairy products, industrial oils and sugars. Many of these “newer” foods are not tolerated well and […]

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