An Interview with Outstanding Member of the Month Dan Nichols

Dan and Shannon Nichols won the Outstanding Member(s) of the Month Award for their work in December. Their achievement will be noted in the March Issue of Living Well Magazine.  The BarleyLife Blog recently had the opportunity to communicate with Dan Nichols. BarleyLife: What Do You Do for a Living? Dan Nichols: ​I am a churchContinue reading “An Interview with Outstanding Member of the Month Dan Nichols”

The CalciAIM Essentials

CalciAIM contains calcium lactate, calcium gluconate and calcium carbonate. •Calcium lactate is a soluble form of calcium that is bioavailable throughout the entire digestive tract. •Calcium gluconate is a highly soluble form of calcium that inhibits kidney stone formation and stimulates bifidobacteria in the intestine, which enhances the absorption of calcium. •Calcium carbonate has beenContinue reading “The CalciAIM Essentials”

The Essentials of Frame Essentials

      As we age the water content of the cartilage decreases as a result the cartilage becomes less resilient. •Inflammation surrounding the joint can occur. •The inflammation is usually the result of the cartilage breakdown which is released into the synovial space. Osteoarthritis can also be caused by other factors such as: •InjuryContinue reading “The Essentials of Frame Essentials”

The Importance of Magnesium for Athletes

Living Well recently spoke to  Ron and Lendy Murray, AIM’s magnesium experts, about how important it is for athletes to supplement with AIM’s Mag-nificence products. How important is magnesium for athletes?  RLM: Magnesium is the most important mineral that you can put on your body. Doctors and researchers will tell you that. When you put yourContinue reading “The Importance of Magnesium for Athletes”

If You Do These Five Things, You’re Gonna Need Some FloraFood

There are more microorganisms in your stomach than there are cells in your body. This fact might be mind-blowing to some people, but since I’ve always had a severe inferiority complex, I have somehow always just figured that my body is more valuable as real estate for bacteria than I am as a human person.Continue reading “If You Do These Five Things, You’re Gonna Need Some FloraFood”

5 Reasons Pea Protein Is the Superior Protein

There are so many protein powders on the market these days. You can go down to your local supplement shop and purchase a giant tub of whey or soy protein at a relatively low price. If price is the only thing you look at when you choose a protein powder, I guess it doesn’t matterContinue reading “5 Reasons Pea Protein Is the Superior Protein”

Peak Endurance for Recovery

Study after study has come out denouncing the benefits of over-the-counter, store-bought sports and energy drinks that mainly target inactive teenagers and youngsters with their marketing. The biggest complaints are that these drinks contain too much sugar, caffeine, have an overabundance of sodium and not enough healthy stuff.  My theory is that there is someContinue reading “Peak Endurance for Recovery”

Low Levels of Magnesium, A Risk Factor of Type 2 Diabetes

Studies in the last few years have investigated magnesium’s ability to regulate insulin secretion and/or action, and this is why low levels of magnesium are commonly considered a risk factor in the development of type 2 diabetes. Scientists at Brown University are now looking at ways to tailor nutritional therapy for diabetes based on several factors: genetics,Continue reading “Low Levels of Magnesium, A Risk Factor of Type 2 Diabetes”

Lycopene Shows Promise as a Fat Fighter

For those of you looking to lose some weight in the New Year, hope comes from Taiwan in the form on a tomato.  A small study published in the Nutrition journal found that people who drank a (280 ml/) daily glass of tomato juice had smaller waistlines. Taiwanese researchers attributed the reduction to the 32.5 mgContinue reading “Lycopene Shows Promise as a Fat Fighter”

One of the Most Popular AIM Products Among Local CrossFitters May Surprise You

Recently, I interviewed Frank and Micheala Beauvais, the owners of Snake River CrossFit and AIM Members, for Living Well Magazine.  The article will likely appear in the February issue. I published most of Michaela’s interview on The Red Rush Blog because the information about CrossFit and exercise was great and I felt that it really spoke to that RedContinue reading “One of the Most Popular AIM Products Among Local CrossFitters May Surprise You”