GIA 180: Three ways to celebrate World Heart Day

Sept. 29 is World Heart Day, aimed to raise awareness of cardiovascular disease. Since eating a healthy diet can positively impact several risk factors of heart disease, it’s a good time to learn more and take action.  Take this to heartCardiovascular disease, or heart disease, is a general term that refers to a list of heart conditions such as high … Read More

GIA 180: A four-week plan to make health goals routine

In the month of August, many families are gearing up for kids to head back to school, which naturally brings updated routines. As we plan to tighten up our schedules from the lazier days of summer, it’s a great time to refocus on our health goals as well. An article in Green Child Magazine shares, “Kids thrive on routine because … Read More

GIA 180: Fatty liver disease on the rise

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) occurs when more than 5-10% of the liver’s weight is fat and the cause isn’t linked to alcohol. We’re seeing a marked increase in younger patients who have this condition and offer the hope that with lifestyle changes, progression of the disease can be slowed, stopped and even reversed. According to the American Liver Foundation, … Read More