4 Things You Should Know About the Microbiome

1 Antibiotics have a detrimental effect on the microbiome, destroying good bacteria along with those that cause infections. Many people take antibiotics for a cold or the flu, but both illnesses are caused by viruses that antibiotics cannot kill. Studies indicate long-lasting disruption of the microbiome even from short-term antibiotic use. Childhood exposure to antibioticsContinue reading “4 Things You Should Know About the Microbiome”

Serving Others by Offering Hope

Shared by Char Pelfrey AIM Director Of all the roles in life I’ve loved and endeavored to undertake, cancer survivor was not on my list. In 2016, my husband, Jerry, and I were living full, productive lives with four grown daughters and 11 grandchildren: Jerry as lead pastor of our church and I with 15Continue reading “Serving Others by Offering Hope”

What Is My Secret?

Shared by Shirley Snyder McKercher, AIM Member I am often asked what my secret is to reach the age of 90. Although partly genetics, I believe taking AIM’s green barley powder for over 30 years has contributed to my longevity. The youngest of four siblings, I was born at home on April 17, 1929, soContinue reading “What Is My Secret?”