Back-to-school preparation often coincides with back-to-sports training for many of our family members and ourselves. When we start a new school year, we are usually given a list of supplies that will help us to become great students. Here at AIM, we like to share with you our list of items to support yourself … Continued
Vitamin D3 is a very important hormone and trying to make it via sun exposure requires careful consideration in order to maintain healthy skin.
Unless you’re a physician or pharmacist, understanding supplement labels can be difficult. Let AIM help you with this task as we give five simply tips on how to choose a healthy multivitamin!
While it’s that time of year when most of us go through our closets and store away winter coats, warm sweaters and thicker pants to make room for lighter and more colorful clothing, have you ever considered spring cleaning your refrigerator or pantry in preparation for the upcoming season of fresh produce and healthier eating?
Our dietitian, Liz DeJulius, came up with some simple ideas that every family can easily implement to help reduce their food waste.
Between work parties, gift exchanges and cookie swaps, December can be a time of high-sugar intake, low-physical activity and overindulgence. The good news – you can effectively stay on track with a healthy lifestyle while not completely depriving yourself! Using these five strategies can help you stay full of holiday cheer without overdoing it. … Continued
Since November 14th is World Diabetes Day, a day dedicated “to raise awareness of diabetes, its prevention and complications, and the care that people with the condition need,” we decided to sit down with Kathryn Peeden, M.D. (Dr. Katie) to discuss the Type 2 Diabetes epidemic in the United States. AIM: Hi Dr. … Continued
Childhood obesity has been called “one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century”. Globally, an estimated 43 million preschool children (under age 5) were overweight or obese in 2010, a 60 percent increase since 1990. (1) The problem affects countries rich and poor. Of the world’s 43 million overweight and obese preschoolers, 35 million live in developing countries. By 2020, if the current epidemic continues unabated, 9 percent of all preschoolers will be overweight or obese—nearly 60 million children. (1)
As we wind down the month of February, we have been focusing on heart health. By now it is common knowledge that taking a quality fish oil is essential to maintain a healthy cardiovascular system. Adding Omega-3 fatty acids to your diet and supplement regime supports your immune system, healthy brain function, and cardiovascular health. Adding Omega-7 to your supplement regime may help reduce the #1 cause of death in America for both men and women from recent research.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the leading cause of death in the United States is heart disease¹. The Mayo Clinic defines heart disease, or cardiovascular disease (CVD), as any “condition[s] that involve[s] narrowed or blocked blood vessels that can lead to a heart attack, chest pain (angina) or stroke. Other heart conditions, such as infections and conditions that affect your heart’s muscle, valves or beating rhythm, also are considered forms of heart disease.”²