The Art of Healthy Travel

Guest Post by 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 … Continued

Back to School, Back to Sports

  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

Spring Clean Your Supplements

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!

Spring Cleaning Your Refrigerator and Pantry

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?

Reducing Food Waste

Our dietitian, Liz DeJulius, came up with some simple ideas that every family can easily implement to help reduce their food waste.

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. … Continued

A Diabetes Discussion

  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

School Lunches Around the Globe

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)