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”

Plant Probiotics?

Research reveals the many benefits from having a primarily plant-based diet, meaning you don’t have to become a strict vegetarian. The vast array of essential nutrients and phytonutrients from fruit and vegetables promotes whole-body health. It is well-known that this wholesome source of food provides natural antioxidants, enzymes, fiber, minerals, protein, vitamins, etc. What isn’tContinue reading “Plant Probiotics?”

Women and the Calcium Balance

Bones are continuously turning over in a cycle of building, growing, excavating and rebuilding. Calcium is the primary building block in this cycle. This essential mineral cannot be manufactured by your body, so it must come from dietary intake every day. Only one percent of all the calcium stored in your body is found outsideContinue reading “Women and the Calcium Balance”

Are You Sleepy?

Answering yes to “Are you sleepy?” is fine if it’s time to go to bed. However, if you’re just getting started with your day or you’re falling asleep in front of your computer at work, then being sleepy is not so fine and likely the result of not having a good night’s sleep. We allContinue reading “Are You Sleepy?”

Knowing Your Botanicals

When you make yourself a cup of herbal tea,  Do you ever wonder how it came to be?And when you buy a supplement,Was your hard-earned money well spent? The above lines are certainly not great poetry, but they do get to the heart of this blog: botanical sources. “Where do the botanicals in herbal teasContinue reading “Knowing Your Botanicals”

Organically Speaking

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) divides organic products into four categories: crops, livestock, processed products and wild crops.¹ According to USDA regulations, if produce is certified to have been grown in soil without the application of prohibited substances for three years prior to harvest, then it can be called organic.²The problem is that certifiedContinue reading “Organically Speaking”

Muscle Up with Veggies!

There are so many super reasons for eating a lot of vegetables, especially leafy greens. Whole, plant-based food simply supplies the best source of nutrition for our bodies. The same can be said for many others in the animal kingdom. For example, all the way back in 1854, one of America’s greatest writers, Henry DavidContinue reading “Muscle Up with Veggies!”

You Can Do It Too!

Shared by Mari NelAIM Director in Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa. I’m a stay-at-home mom of three, and my journey with AIM started almost 15 years ago.Attending AIM health talks, I learned about the products and supporting my immune system with wholesome food. My family and I have been benefiting from AIM nutrition ever since.InContinue reading “You Can Do It Too!”