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Fasting: Not Just A New Fad

There’s been a lot of talk about fasting lately, and it seems like a new fad. Yet fasting is anything but new. Humans have been doing it for thousands of years, as part of religious ceremony, and even as part of basic existence. Our caveman ancestors were not likely to have had abundant food sources,

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Healing Food Sensitivities

At-home food sensitivity tests are more popular than ever, and for good reason!  Many people struggle with symptoms that could be related to food sensitivities. Symptoms range from gastrointestinal distress to brain fog, low energy, skin issues, mood swings, and the list of possibilities is nearly endless.  Food is powerful and identifying trigger foods and

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Drs. Steve and Sandi’s Supersmoothie

Drs. Steve and Sandi Amoils share their favorite supersmoothie recipe! 2 scoops SP Complete powder½ tsp. Green Tea powder1 scoop Fibermend1 Ortho Spore IG1 tsp. Chia seeds1 tsp. either Pomegranate powder, Acai powder or Superfruit blend1 tsp. Organic firm tofu1 cup WaterVariety of fruit and vegetables-vary these so the shake changes flavor, use seasonal produce

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Herbs As Medicine

Herbs are an easy addition to your current diet while increasing it’s nutrient profile tenfold. Our Favorite Herbs 1. Stevia – a zero calorie sweetener with numerous health benefits. Stevia extracts, like rebaudioside-A, are found to be 300 times sweeter than sugar but does not raise insulin levels. So remember a little goes a long

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A Place at the Table

What is a food desert? “Food deserts” are geographic areas where access to affordable, healthy food options (i.e. fresh fruits and veggies) is limited or nonexistent because grocery stores are located too far away. Food deserts may be under-reported because the North American Industry Classification System places small corner grocery stores (which often primarily sell

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Five Ways to Avoid Overindulging During the Holidays

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. Stay

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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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‘Tis the Season to Practice Ayurveda – And Eat Warming Foods!

Ayurveda is a holistic healing system that originated in India several thousand years ago. The word Ayurveda means “life knowledge,” and the practice covers all aspects of healthy living — diet, exercise, mindfulness, and connection. Ayurveda teaches that the body and mind are intimately connected, and the ultimate goal is perfect health through a balance

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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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