Looking Into Probiotics

With the essential connection made between human health and good bacteria, it is no wonder there have been so many studies on the use of probiotics that supplement the body’s own population of bacteria. Currently, over 1,300 human clinical trials are listed on the ClinicalTrials.gov website and nearly 300 more on the International Clinical TrialsContinue reading “Looking Into Probiotics”

Aging Well with AIM Nutrition

If there is one secret to aging well, it is the sources of nutrition that you feed your body as the years go by.1 Consuming the right kinds of food adds up to “inner housekeeping” that makes for a healthy body environment. It’s a “nourishing your cells equals a healthy you” situation that is soContinue reading “Aging Well with AIM Nutrition”

The Cocoa Brain Boost

Most people would like to keep their minds sharp, fearing age related decline in cognition and memory in their later years. Studies suggest that consuming some cocoa or chocolate every day helps keep memories from slipping away. Such research particularly affirms the cravings of chocolate lovers. Of course, the type of chocolate makes a difference:Continue reading “The Cocoa Brain Boost”

Lycopene and Reproductive Health

Supplements that support the reproductive health of men are focused more often than not on older males. Then along comes a recent study that determined younger men can benefit from the plant nutrient that gives tomatoes their red color: lycopene, one of the most potent dietary antioxidants.1 The study was undertaken to exam­ine the possibleContinue reading “Lycopene and Reproductive Health”

Plant-Based Blood Pressure

People would not be wrong in saying that they consume a lot of plant-based food when they choose refined grains, fruit juices and potato chips as part of their regular nutritional intake. All three “foods” originally came from plant sources. But each has been modified into processed food. Beneficial nutrients such as fiber, vitamins andContinue reading “Plant-Based Blood Pressure”

The AIM Commitment to High-Quality Ingredients

AIM has been committed to high-quality ingredients ever since 1982, when the uniquely rich source of nutrients found in young barley grass was made available. That’s when the AIM commitment began, and it continues to this very day. You don’t have to look far into the AIM lineup to find examples. The following represent aContinue reading “The AIM Commitment to High-Quality Ingredients”

Gut Bacteria Get Organized

Extensive research continues into the gut microbiome to learn even more about the role that bacteria play in the biology and health of human beings. One of the most recent accomplishments by an international team of scientists has to do with being bacterially organized. Their undertakings published in Nature Biotechnology are a bit mind boggling:Continue reading “Gut Bacteria Get Organized”

Crowding (Cutting) Out the Unhealthy Stuff

The idea of crowding out the unhealthy food on your plate with more fruits and vegetables is another of those “dieting” concepts that appear on the scene on a consistent basis. Introduced around a decade ago, crowding out was considered to be one of the best and healthiest ways to diet. Some considered it toContinue reading “Crowding (Cutting) Out the Unhealthy Stuff”

Exercise Recovery in a Shake!

Shared by Eric Vollmers, AIM Preferred Member In February 2002, I was introduced to BarleyLife, Herbal Fiberblend and the rest of the AIM products by an acquaintance. I have my staples, such as the Garden Trio, ProPeas, Peak Endurance and GinkgoSense, and rotate most of the rest. I loved them from the very beginning andContinue reading “Exercise Recovery in a Shake!”

Sensational Selenium

Okay, you may immediately ask yourself what makes a trace mineral such as selenium so sensational. Fair enough, so let’s begin with 3 points extrapolated from a 2019 study that describes selenium as . . . fascinating: Essential for the proper functioning of all organisms Protective against damage from free radicals Important for maintaining homeostasisContinue reading “Sensational Selenium”