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ANNOUCEMENT! AiiMed is a Touch Caring & Cancer Partner

We are so pleased to announce that the award-winning caregiver education program “Touch, Caring and Cancer: Simple Instruction for Family and Friends” is now available FREE FOR STREAMING ONLINE. Streaming is available in the following languages: • English • Spanish • Cantonese • Mandarin • Vietnamese As you know the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted patient …

50% of Americans are magnesium deficiency

More than 50% of Americans are deficient in magnesium! Here is a great article explaining benefits and different types of magnesium. Call Nancy at our pharmacy if you are in need of a good magnesium supplement!   More Information: https://blog.designsforhealth.com/node/1239?fbclid=IwAR045F_AW9jhb4daZzEho13pjWGUexjva_f_hatq-25qrT_aZEMuwOWU8qE

Choose whole foods over processed foods

Finally, the one thing that could make the biggest difference is to choose whole foods over processed foods! Examples of Whole foods include: (all listed in previous posts!)  Vegetables  Healthy fats  Lean meats Processed foods include:  Sugar  Bread and crackers  Packaged foods  Soft Drinks  Hot dogs and …

Brain benefits of blueberries

Our friends at DaVinci share more about the brain benefits of blueberries.   More Information: https://blog.davincilabs.com/blog/citicoline-blueberries-brain-health-0?utm_campaign=Nutritional+Supplements&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=88100123&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8g3WftWZ1qstzwITCJBmeVTWkFv3bG0jNPluFDRAAXjbgsP2w9dC6_ucf4B-_p3-iUTzm3oJUs14lDJHKEwTIu-1ts_w&_hsmi=88100123&fbclid=IwAR39R27zm0k3_IE-lBSGwLsIGmz8zGUeGuvInBamZUyp57I_c5EvDHi73C0

Protein Nutrition

Continued Nutrition Tips from Crystal McPherson, our Holistic Nutritionist! Protein is essential, so choose animal proteins carefully o Local if possible o Make sure it is responsibly sourced, which means free range, grass fed, no antibiotics and organic. o Eat smaller meat portions o Eggs are a great, inexpensive source

Healthy Fats

We were all taught many years ago that fat makes you fat! We no longer have to be afraid of fats, because evidence shows that you need those HEALTHY fats! Choose healthy fats such as o Nuts, seeds, avocados, and olives o Cold pressed oil (olive, coconut, avocado) o Organic butter These will give you …

Choose Mostly PLANT Foods

Continuing our Nutrition Tips…. Choose mostly plant foods! We’ll start with veggies! It is very important to include a meal rich in vegetables. Vegetables contain phytochemicals. (Phyto=Plant) Phytochemicals are active compounds found in plants that possess powerful antioxidants which are anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial when consumed. At least half your plate should contain vegetables. Select low …

Select nutrient dense foods

Nutrition tips to right the ship during this stressful time! Your choices start at the store, so make a list and stick to it. Select nutrient dense foods because they contain vitamins, minerals, complex carbohydrates, phytonutrients, lean proteins and healthy fats!   Some examples are: Salmon (rich in heart healthy Omega-3s and protein) Kale (rich …

Jumpstart Your Health (Even in Quarantine)!

We are learning more about Covid-19 daily, and the following presents some published literature about nutrition and immune system. None of the following are intended to treat or cure Covid-19, but rather simple tips one can implement in their lives for health optimization! For starters, nutrition can be your enemy or best friend. Based on …

Get your nutrition headed in the right direction!

If your scale has been tipping in the wrong direction during the COVID quarantine, our Holistic Nutritionist, Crystal McPherson, has some great tips to get that number and your nutrition headed in the right direction! For starters…. Plan your meals and start slowly o Aim for cooking two dinners a week and work up from …