Genetic Testing and Medically Supervised Weight Loss

By AIM Staff One of the tools we utilize as part of our weight loss program is a genetic test called GxSlim. It is a genetic test that only requires a cheek swab, similar to other genetic tests available on the market. However, what makes this test different is that they look specifically at genes … Continued

Medically Supervised Weight Loss and Diet Coaching at AIM

By Chanda Zeigler, LMP Many of you have heard by now that Dr. Victoria Nguyen and I have been working hard at developing programs to support long term weight loss, detoxification and overall vibrant health. We have designed these programs to support not only your body in the cleansing of extra weight and toxins, but … Continued

UPPING YOUR GAME BY GETTING YOUR ZZZZ’s

By Dr. Rhea Abbott, ND           Imagine your doctor hands you a prescription for something that will enhance both your mental and physical performance. Did you picture a supplement that will give you more energy? Faster reflexes? Something to improve concentration? Bet you didn’t imagine the script said “get more sleep!” … Continued

Fat As Medicine

By Dr. Liat Engel   As we left off in our discussion from last month about good and bad fat – you are what you eat… what is the meaning behind this message? 20 years ago fat was considered the first thing to eliminate for better health or weight loss and would have been the … Continued

Good Fat v. Bad Fat: not all fats created equal

by Dr. Liat Engel   Too Fat, or not Too Fat? That is the question.  Well, not really.  The question is more likely: “what is the nature of your fats?”  In this article we will be reviewing both the bad fats, including what risks they pose, and how to avoid them, right alongside the good … Continued

Demystifying Detoxifications and Cleanses: What You Need To Know This Fall!

By Dr. Mohammad Shegeft   Detox. The understanding of what detoxification is and why you need to detox is not as easy as it seems.  First we need to go over some definitions.  1. Depuration; obsolete to promote the elimination of waste products from the body.  2. Detoxification; the metabolic process by which the toxic … Continued

Cheat to Shrink! Are high-glycemic index foods back on the menu?

Are high-glycemic index foods back on the menu? How to cheat your way lean! Refined and high glycemic index carbohydrates are generally a bad idea for the body: they spike blood insulin levels, contribute to insulin resistance and diabetes, raise bad cholesterol, lower good cholesterol, increase risk of heart and brain disease, and are a … Continued