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AAHC Documentary

By | August 22nd, 2012|Video|0 Comments

Soul Stroll

By | August 21st, 2012|Video|0 Comments

How To Talk To Your Doctor

Doctors and patients must work together to achieve a successful doctor’s visit.  Good communication and your actions can make a huge difference. I.          ASK QUESTIONS               A.    Ask questions about your health concerns.               B.    Make a list. […]

By | July 25th, 2012|Quick Tips|0 Comments

Quick tips for achieving your fitness goals

Walking It is perfect to balance strength training with walking or running. Walking (or running) one day and lifting the next allows your muscles to rest and regenerate. Not to mention walking is good for heart and lung health.   Go Dancing Don’t like the idea of going to the gym, go to the club instead. Dancing is a great way to get some exercise in a fun way. Take a step class, or just head out to the closest club. No fitness regime would be complete without a few suggestions for nutrition. The purpose of eating is to nourish your body so it functions optimally. These suggestions will help you learn to make the most of how you nourish your body. […]

By | July 25th, 2012|Nutrition|1 Comment

Quick Tips for Cutting Fat and Calories

Just because you are watching fat and calories does not mean you have to eat bland flavorless food. But it does mean that you may need to cook food differently or just adjust your portion sizes. Here are a few quick tips to help you cut out excessive fat and calories. 1. Use less oil for baking and frying. If a recipe calls for a cup of oil use 2/3 of a cup or when you are baking substitute applesauce for cooking oil. Also, rather than thickly coat the bottom of your pan, try just using a drizzle of oil.  You can keep the same juiciness and flavor in your meats by using a marinade (such as Italian dressing) instead of relying on oil to keep your meats juicy. 2. Go Egg-less. There are numerous egg substitutes on the market including Ener-G Egg Replacer which is a combination of potato starch flour, calcium lactate, calcium carbonate, and citric acid, and a gum derived from cottonseed. Its primarily intended to replace the leavening/binding characteristics of eggs in baking, but it can be used for non baked foods and quiches. Here is a link to a number of home made egg replacers. Most of the ingredients mentioned on this list are already in your kitchen (vinegar, baking soda, baking powder). […]

By | June 9th, 2012|Cooking, Quick Tips|3 Comments

3 Quick tips for managing type 2 diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes does not mean the end of your world, but it does mean that you will need to take better care of yourself by making different decisions. I won’t tell you that it will be easy, but I will tell you that it’s manageable. Here are three suggestions for managing Type 2 diabetes: 1. Tweak your eating habits Eat Strategically. Incorporate foods that will improve your blood sugar. Try cooking with chili peppers, lentils or peas. Do your best to eat more whole grains like brown rice, quinoa, barley, granola, whole wheat bread or whole grain crackers. Consider what it would be like to have ½ of your plate filled with leafy greens, ¼ of your plate filled with whole grains and the last ¼ filled with lean protein. […]

By | June 1st, 2012|Quick Tips, Type 2 Diabetes|1 Comment

The Beginning

This is the story of how the AAHC started.

By | October 20th, 1998|Events|0 Comments