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7 Ways to Reduce Food Waste

At AIM, our practitioners are very passionate about preventing food waste and taking care of the environment. By supporting amazing organization like La Soupe and frequently talking with patients in our Get Well Program, we are very aware of the fact that “Up to 40% of the food in the United States is never eaten.

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More Than Just an UpTICK in Lyme Disease

Many of us in our Tri-State Area are not as aware of Lyme Disease as we should be; for years it has only been a concern if we travelled to the northeast coast. Unfortunately, Lyme Disease has become a big problem for us as well. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),

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Vitamin D3, the Sun, and Maintaining Healthy Skin

Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) is a very important to our health. Although called a vitamin, it is actually a hormone, and it has many health benefits, such as improving bone strength and reducing chronic diseases (e.g. depression, autoimmune diseases, cardiovascular disease, infectious diseases, some cancers, schizophrenia, multiple sclerosis, and type 2 diabetes). This is the time

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The Art of Healthy Travel

Katherine Mattox, RDN I love talking with patients about their lives and travels, and travel is a frequent topic that comes up in our sessions. Typically our conversations address the patient’s concern about how to sustain a healthy diet during different or uncertain circumstances. Unless a patient needs to uphold a structured diet to target

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Restoring Good Posture Can Energize Your Life

Caylin Holmes, D.C., D.A.C.R.B Restoring Good Posture Can Energize Your Life You know what’s amazing about the human body? It wants you to be the absolute best version of yourself, regardless of how much you neglect it. Some of us use tricks to keep ourselves in good posture (devices, apps, etc.) even before back or

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Support Your Arch – Get Rid of Knee Pain

In light of the World Cup Final, I thought is would be a great time to talk about knee health. Why? Because I have managed to injure my knees a total of seven times while playing soccer between seventh grade and my freshmen year in college. Each time Iinjured myself it was the same old

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Broccoli: Try, Try and Try it Again

I remember being a very little girl and looking up at my dad as he explained to my sisters and me about how we were all giants and it was our job to eat the small forest on our plate in order to help save to woodland creatures. I definitely preferred his story about me

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Vitamin D: The Happy Hormone

Vitamin D is often referred to as “the happy hormone”. Actually it is a prohormone — it gets converted to an active hormone with multiple tissue targets such as the brain, bone and liver. Deficiencies have been linked to diabetes, autism and many cancers. Experts like Michael Holick Ph.D.,M.D. at Boston University have proven that

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