Nutritional Boost for Winter

Depending on where you live in North America, you may be in the middle of a February freeze, one of the coldest times of the year. And there are chilling reasons why this is so. Interestingly enough, the winter solstice in late December is the day when minimal sun exposure occurs, so it would beContinue reading “Nutritional Boost for Winter”

AIM for a High-Fiber Intake

Everything old is new again, including theories on the benefits of fiber. In 2019, The Lancet revisited the 1969 hypothesis of Denis Burkitt, aka Fiber Man: modern health issues are related to low-fiber intakes.Burkitt recommended at least 50 grams of fiber daily based on his experiences in Africa, where he treated middle-aged Ugandans who consumedContinue reading “AIM for a High-Fiber Intake”

Staying Alkaline

One of the ways you maintain good health is by maintaining a slightly alkaline environment in your body. Acidity creates the ideal atmosphere for disease to flourish. The fact of the matter is that the life of all animals and plants depends on the acid-base balance. Determining alkalinity and acidity involves the measuring of pH:Continue reading “Staying Alkaline”

Peace of Mind for Parents

Shared by Janine Durrant,Blue Diamond DirectorGlenstantia, South Africa It is so valuable to give your children the opportunity to be involved in a routine of taking supplements. It develops a sense of accomplishment and responsibility while delivering a great life lesson for a healthy lifestyle. AIM products such as the Garden Trio can provide parentsContinue reading “Peace of Mind for Parents”

Weight Loss Pack

Two of the most popular New Year’s resolutions go hand in hand: losing weight and getting fit. If you are not overweight, getting fit means integrating moderate physical activity into your lifestyle on a regular basis: at least 30 minutes daily. You might ask, “What exactly is moderate physical activity?” You may be surprised thatContinue reading “Weight Loss Pack”

You say Turmeric, I say Curcumin

Many cultures around the world spice up their lives with the underground stems of turmeric, a flowering plant in the ginger family. Native to Southeast Asia, turmeric has been used for centuries to flavor foods, treat health disorders and dye material with its golden-yellow hue.You have to dig a little deeper into turmeric to findContinue reading “You say Turmeric, I say Curcumin”

Making the Most of New Year’s Resolutions

When it comes to making a resolution and sticking to it, some of us are better at it than others. Those who are single-minded and follow through with what they resolve to change in their lives are people whom we respect although usually with a side of annoyance from the rest of us who tendContinue reading “Making the Most of New Year’s Resolutions”

Traveling Safely

As the holiday season approaches, plans for visiting family and friends or taking a winter break are on the horizon. Of course, things are a bit different this year. Traveling in traditional ways has changed immeasurably in 2020’s pandemic. If you aren’t going to be behind the wheel yourself, you have to choose your modeContinue reading “Traveling Safely”

Going the Distance

Andre de Beer, AIM Preferred MemberBultfontein, Pretoria, South Africa I grew up in South Africa with an older brother and two younger sisters. Financially, times were tough. The first time in my life that I had three meals a day was when I joined the army. Although we battled, I was very blessed in sport andContinue reading “Going the Distance”

A Balanced Connection

Shared by Jan Baxter, Director, Waterloo, Ontario In mid-June during the COVID-19 pandemic, I spent some time at our cottage. After a day of kayaking and biking, I was reading on the couch when a frightening incident occurred with my vision. Some cloudiness suddenly appeared in the lower part of my left eye, making meContinue reading “A Balanced Connection”