Plant-Based Back-to-School Protection

For students who are physically going back to school this month, there is a combination of relief and concern about this return. Things are simply not the same as they were pre-pandemic, and the new normal suggests that we are not out of the woods just yet. Being cautious is a good thing. Preventive strategiesContinue reading “Plant-Based Back-to-School Protection”

14 Years of Wellness

Shared by Beth Lin, Preferred Member in Rocky Point, New York I used to have many minor yet annoying health problems. For instance, every fall and winter I would come down with a cough, runny nose, voice loss, cracked mouth corners, broken fingernails and itchy elbows.I would scratch my skin so much that it becameContinue reading “14 Years of Wellness”

Back by Popular Demand: Corporate Training

The resounding success of the GROW 2021 AIM Corporate Training makes it a hard act to follow. But rest assured, the planning for 2022 is underway. As the details come into focus, AIM Members will be the first to know what lies ahead for next year’s virtual event. In the meantime, although access to theContinue reading “Back by Popular Demand: Corporate Training”

Aging in Good Health

Each of us would like to live to a ripe old age in overall good condition. Unfortunately, no magic wand or pill can guarantee this will happen. All we can do is adopt lifestyle choices that are known to support good health and stick with them. In spite of endless choices available, the ones thatContinue reading “Aging in Good Health”

Classified Fiber

The Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University really knows how to break down fiber from indigestible terminology: puns intended. It’s not surprising. Since 1996, this research institute has investigated “the function and role of  micronutrients, phytochemicals, and other constituents of food in maintaining human health and preventing and treating disease.” And fiber is definitelyContinue reading “Classified Fiber”

Grateful for Feeling Better

Shared by Hannah Kotzé, AIM Preferred Member Klerksdorp, South Africa In 1982, my husband, Gert, had a motorcycle accident that broke his collarbone and tore a nerve in his arm. Paralyzed from the elbow to his hand, he had constant arm pain that worsened when the weather was stormy or cloudy. In 2020, he startedContinue reading “Grateful for Feeling Better”

Communicating Bacteria?

With a firm connection between good health and the community of bacteria that reside in the human body, an immense amount of research continues to be conducted into these tiny microbes. The discovery of possible communication going on in the bacterial world has sparked yet another focus of discovery. To do so requires getting reallyContinue reading “Communicating Bacteria?”

4 Healthy Summer Tips

Summer’s the most light-hearted of seasons given the warmth, sunshine, blue skies, barbecues and vacations. It’s also an ideal time to keep taking steps in the direction of good health. 1. Keep MovingStaying active somehow seems easier to do in weather that allows you to spend more daylight hours outdoors. It doesn’t matter if you’reContinue reading “4 Healthy Summer Tips”

Belle’s Story

Shared by Michelle Long —Chairman’s Club Director in Cleburne, Texas Belle is our 10-year-old German shepherd who acts more like she’s three in terms of her activity level and athleticism.In the fall of 2020, she developed a slight limp in one of her front legs that became progressively worse though intermittent. A few weeks later,Continue reading “Belle’s Story”