Go Alkaline with AIM

There are several reasons to switch to an alkaline diet. Studies have indicated that it may promote strong bones and muscles and could boost cognitive functioning and improve memory. Additionally, research indicates that it could play a role in preventing kidney stones, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and stroke. It’s a good, all-around healthy diet. However, the main thing we demand from our dietsContinue reading “Go Alkaline with AIM”

Our AIM-Nourished Travels

Shared by Jan Baxter, AIM Director in Waterloo, Ontario My husband Wayne and I are both in our early seventies, and we do enjoy traveling. The first thing I pack is our First AIM Kit to help us maintain our health. We use recycled containers for our nutritious AIM powders such as the Garden Trio®, ProPeas®, and CalciAIM™. Depending on howContinue reading “Our AIM-Nourished Travels”

Low Vitamin D: High Rate of Cognitive Decline

Vitamin D deficiency–alongside magnesium, potassium and folate to name just a few–is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies. You need vitamin D to absorb calcium for bone growth, and your muscles need it for movement; it helps nerves transmit messages and bolsters the immune system. Low levels of vitamin D have been linked toContinue reading “Low Vitamin D: High Rate of Cognitive Decline”

CoCoa Flavanols Linked to Healthy Veins

If you’re into beet juice–like AIM’s Red Rush or RediBeets–then you probably already know the value of healthy veins.  The endothelial lining of your veins is where dietary-nitrate derived nitric oxide–now thought to be as fundamental to respiration as oxygen and carbon dioxide–is produced. It’s a vasodilator, helping blood flow easily throughout the body and loweringContinue reading “CoCoa Flavanols Linked to Healthy Veins”

The Best Day of My Life

By Lorraine Grove, AIM Group Builder from Camrose, Alberta My name is Lorraine S. Grove, and I have Multiple Sclerosis (M.S.). I was lying in bed fairly regular; the fatigue was really bad, no energy. My husband was doing all the cleaning, cooking, and laundry, and driving me wherever I wanted to go. I was too tired to do anything.Continue reading “The Best Day of My Life”

5 Nutritional Strategies for Knee Pain

The greatest danger to your knees is simply using your knees–as one does–for years and years and years.  According to WebMD, there’s a 33% chance that if you’re at the doctor, you’re there because your knee hurts. The majority of knee problems are caused by osteoarthritis, a condition brought about by wear and tear.  Athletes, the overweight,Continue reading “5 Nutritional Strategies for Knee Pain”

Lance Pekus: The Red Rush-Fueled Cowboy Ninja

If you’re a fan of the television show American Ninja Warrior, you may have seen AIM Member Lance Pekus aka the Cowboy Ninja in his iconic black cowboy hat and blue jeans, swinging from chains, leaping over water-filled pits or suspended in mid-air climbing an inverted ladder hand-over-hand. Although Lance often competes in front of a worldwide audience, at heart he’s a downhome husbandContinue reading “Lance Pekus: The Red Rush-Fueled Cowboy Ninja”

O’Ferrall Pauly & Michelle Long Seven Million Dollar Club Inductees

At the 2015 Scottsdale Conference, Chairman’s Club Directors O’Ferrall Pauly and Michelle Long were inducted into the Seven Million Dollar Club in a ceremony that also honored the life of the late Janet Pauly. AIM Senior Vice President and co-owner Ron Wright led with a moving speech about Janet Pauly and how she helped grow The AIM Companies™ during its early days. “Janet was dear to all of you,”Continue reading “O’Ferrall Pauly & Michelle Long Seven Million Dollar Club Inductees”

School Years, Healthy Years

It’s that time of year again: back-to-school. Whether you have children in elementary or high school or in college, AIM supplemental nutrition can help maintain their health and boost brain power for scholastic success. As much as educational institutions are a source of knowledge and a means of advancement in life, schools are also a breeding ground for colds, flus, infections, etc.Continue reading “School Years, Healthy Years”

Another Link Between Probiotics and Weight Management

The difference between a diet high in fish oils and one chock-full of lard is pretty obvious.  What hasn’t been obvious is the metabolic effects that these diets can have on our gut microbes.  Researchers in Sweden looked into the quandary, publishing their results in Cell Metabolism. In the study, there were two groups ofContinue reading “Another Link Between Probiotics and Weight Management”