Nutrition

Image of elemental zinc because zinc supplements are in demand during the coronavirus era.

Why Zinc Supplements are So Popular Right Now

By Dr. Mikell Parsons / May 19, 2020 /

Good old, overlooked zinc. Supplements of this mineral are suddenly popular and everyone has questions about getting more zinc in their diet as well as taking zinc lozenges and supplements. Why is that? Because zinc is a mineral that is required for very important processes in the body including cell division, DNA and protein synthesis,…

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Image of a variety of citrus fruits to illustrate the value of vitamin c therapeutic doses.

Vitamin C Power: Finding Your Ideal Therapeutic Level

By Dr. Mikell Parsons / March 18, 2020 /

There are some vitamins that are so common, so “boring” and so “old school” that they get left out or forgotten.  Especially if they are not considered exciting, new, cutting edge, or trendy. One such sadly overlooked vitamin is poor old, often-taken-for-granted, vitamin C. For some reason, it’s not getting the attention that zinc for immunity…

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Photo of scientist looking at petri dishes - may or may not be coronavirus. Photo by CDC on Unsplash

Coronavirus, Flu and Colds: Natural Immune Support Strategies

By Dr. Mikell Parsons / March 10, 2020 /

Because I have the title of doctor (I’m a chiropractor and nutritionist) my opinion about pain, food, and health is often sought after. Today (early March 2020), you can guess how the appearance of the coronavirus on the world scene has increased my popularity. I’m being asked about symptoms, cures and treatment but the funny…

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