• covid-19 supplements to boost immune health

    Supplements to Boost Immune Health

    By on September 2, 2020

    Dr. Barke recommends taking a few different supplements during this time to boost immunity. 1.Vitamin D3 + K2 (K-Force) Vitamin D3 is very important in our immune system functioning. Many of us are low in D3 due to our avoiding the sun. Low vitamin D level is not good when facing COVID-19. When you take supplemental D3 it is advised that you

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  • Foods that Boost Your Skin and Immune System

    By on June 18, 2020

    Written by Maddy, PersonalCare Trainer and Nutritionist There is a very interesting relationship being explored between the skin and gut which opens avenues of understanding how the diet influences the skin. For centuries, ancient practices like Ayurveda have connected the importance of the gut to overall health, and now, through medical science, we are beginning to notice an interaction between

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  • Whole Food Plant Based Diet Can Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis

    By on May 30, 2020

    By Maddy, PersonalCare Trainer and Nutritionist There is a complex interaction between nutrition and immunology. An individual’s overall nutrition status, state of nourishment, and pattern of food intake impact how the immune system functions. What is rheumatoid arthritis? “Rheumatoid arthritis is what doctors call an autoimmune condition. It starts when your immune system, which is supposed to protect you, goes awry

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  • COVID-19 Update: Follow Up Visits and Helping Our Community

    By on May 23, 2020

    Patients, Friends and Family- As we start our third month of “Safer at Home” orders, we are grateful to see signs of a gradual re-opening of our economy. Although getting completely “back to normal” is likely to be in the distant future, we can at least start the process of moving in that direction. Follow Up Visits and Annual Physicals

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    Whole Food Plant-Based Lifestyle: Why and How to Try It

    By on March 23, 2020

    Maddy is a personal trainer and nutrition consultant for PersonalCare patients. She’s also a vegan! Below she shares why you should consider a whole food, plant-based lifestyle. What is it? A whole food, plant-based diet is consumption of foods that are minimally processed. Less “dieting”, better lifestyle choices. No short-term meal-plans, rather an abundance of whole foods and rich flavors. Why should

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