How to Drink More Water

How to Drink More Water to Help You Detox

By Dr. Mikell Parsons / July 27, 2021 /

Why should we drink more water? Because the solution to pollution is dilution.  If you struggle with toxicity, sluggishness and fatigue, water is one of the best “medicines.” Our toxicity levels can go down when we are well hydrated. And yet, over 80% of people that I test in the office are dehydrated. Why is…

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Do Multivitamins Work? Yes and Here's Why You Need Them

Do Multivitamins Work? Why You Need One

By Dr. Mikell Parsons / June 6, 2021 /

As a nutritionist, one of the most frequently asked questions I get asked is “Do multivitamins work? And do I really need to take them?” The short answer is YES! Here’s why (it’s not exactly why you might think). Our world is toxic and it’s only getting worse. For us to have a detoxification system…

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Is Organic Food Worth It? What to Buy First

By Dr. Mikell Parsons / April 23, 2021 /

Is organic food worth it? Are organic fruits and vegetables really worth it? As a Certified Clinical Nutritionist I get asked this all the time. The answer? Yes, eat organic vs non-organic as much as possible! But it isn’t always feasible from a cost or availability standpoint. Since you might not always be able to…

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Good Gut Health: Yeastie Beasties and Treatsies - image of yeast microbes

Good Gut Health: Yeastie Beasties and Treatsies

By Dr. Mikell Parsons / March 11, 2021 /

Do you have “bugs in the gut?” You should! Everyone has them, but the right kind are important for good gut health. So there are the “good guys” and all of the rest of the guys when it comes to bug balance in the intestines. And for us female folk, we often have an imbalance…

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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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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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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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