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Vitamin D: More Important than Ever

Vitamin D has always been integral to a healthy diet, but recent evidence suggests it may have a critical role in fighting COVID-19. According to new research, people with low vitamin D levels upon hospital admission for COVID-19 have an almost quadrupled chance of dying.[1] Vitamin D’s role in fighting COVID-19 is only beginning to […]

COVID-19 and Pregnancy: What Do We Know?

by Michael Stanclift, ND Sourced from Metagenics Institute Introduction Expectant mothers may find some reassurance in recent evidence suggesting COVID-19 infection during pregnancy doesn’t appear to pose the same dangers as related viral infections (e.g. SARS, MERS).1 Pregnant women contracting COVID-19 must still be cautious about their and their developing babies’ health, especially since treatment options […]

The CDC’s New COVID-19 Guidelines: What You Should Know

COVID-19 is still a new disease, and we learn more every day about preventing it. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released updated guidelines to help you avoid catching COVID-19.[1] Let’s explore some important takeaways. How COVID Spreads To better understand COVID-19 prevention, let’s first review how the disease spreads. According to the […]