I Will Never Be Without AIM BarleyLife!

Shared by Fred Hampshire, AIM Director

Since 1997, I’ve been promoting and using AIM products, having overcome bursitis, diverticulosis, gingivitis, high blood pressure and high blood sugar with no further need of medications.

Over the years I had much exposure to industrial toxins, molds, asbestos and pesticides, but, nevertheless, I was shocked to be diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in my neck in 2014. Against my doctor’s advice, I adamantly kept taking BarleyLife along with other AIM products during radiation treatments. I lived cancer-free for two years.

Another shocker came in 2016 when cancer was detected in my liver as well as a stage 4 tumor in my abdomen. This was spreading to blood vessels in my left leg, cutting off circulation and causing infection. I had to have chemotherapy or I would have lost my leg.

Again, I was told to stop taking AIM supplements, but I responded, “Not on your life!” Each morning before chemo, I took BarleyLife, Herbal Fiberblend and CellSparc 360. I went through the treatments with lots of energy and without nausea but was left with a swollen ankle that caused much discomfort while walking. I was told to learn to live with it but Cell Wellness Restorer came to my rescue.

And I’m so grateful for The AIM Companies™. I mean, where would I be without my BarleyLife?

Eight months after diagnosis, I was cancer-free! My oncologist told me that if anyone had told him that I would be sitting across from him cancer-free following chemotherapy, he would have disagreed. Even the radiologist who did the PET scan to rule out cancer anywhere in my body was amazed as she
was expecting my whole body to light up yellow revealing cancer but not so.

My medical team was very impressed with my results and have now advised me to continue my supplement regime. I’m almost eighty years old and plan to stay healthy and physically fit.

Through this difficult time, I received wonderful care from my wife, Marlene, and great encouragement from Edna Smith, Chairman’s Club Director. She prayed with me frequently and always reminded me to keep trusting the Lord. And I’m so grateful for The AIM Companies. I mean, where would I be without my BarleyLife?

Testimonials should not be construed as representing results everybody can achieve.

Note: The AIM Companies is a wholefood juice concentrate and nutritional supplement network marketing company that has been in business since 1982.

Nutritional Strategies for Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a common tick-borne illness that affects around 300,000 individuals every year. It causes severe pain, swelling in the joints, arthritis, rashes and worse. If detected early, Lyme disease can be treated and abolished, but many will suffer for months on end with some developing post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome (also known as chronic Lyme disease or PTLDS).

Scientists believe that PTLDS may be caused by residual tissue damage and chronic inflammation. Dietary factors can ease or increase inflammation. Sugars, gluten and dairy will fan the fires of inflammation, but there are several dietary approaches that will diminish it.

Good fats, the kind found in fish, flaxseed and olive oil are well-known and stalwart inflammation fighters. Look for those fats in AIMega and CellSparc 360.

Fruits and vege­­tables pro­vide in­flam­­mation-fighting antioxidants, and there might be no better source of plant-based an­ti­oxidants than those found in BarleyLife or BarleyLife Xtra.

CoCoa LeafGreens and Leaf­Greens con­tain quercetin, a substance that may assist with Lyme-related bladder issues, allergic reac­tions and pain.
Finally, probiotics such as FloraFood have been recommended for leaky gut issues associated with PTLDS.

Note: The AIM Companies is a wholefood juice concentrate and nutritional supplement network marketing company that has been in business since 1982.

I was having pain in my hips, knees, shoulders, jaw as well as severe headaches. At times the headaches were unbearable. Within a year, it became more difficult to do household tasks. I was praying every day that God would help me.

A family friend heard of my condition and brought me BarleyLife. After three days of taking it, I was up cleaning the house. When my husband came home from work, I was doing dishes. He was surprised that I was up and feeling so much better. He said, ‘That stuff works, keep taking it.’ So I did.

Later, I was diagnosed with Lyme disease and was put on a 90-day plan. I kept up with the AIM products and my health and energy began improving every day. I was no longer experiencing those horrible headaches and the pain in my joints was reduced.

—Judy C.

Testimonials should not be construed as representing results that everyone can achieve.

Increase Your Risk of Life! With Fats!

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Being alive is pretty exciting. As a living, breathing human, you have a lot of great options available. You can read a book, hug your children, whistle in the shadow of a statue or admire a nearby toucan. It is literally up to you. And now, there may be a simple way to extend the miracle of life!

According to a study published in the  Journal of Clinical Lipidologyfolks with higher levels of of EPA and DHA omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) in their blood tended to have a greater rate of survival when compared to those with the lowest levels.

The study analyzed 6,500 post-menopausal women ( ages 65-80). They had their polyunsaturated fat levels tested in 1996 and their health outcomes were tracked until 2014. Other factors were also measured: smoking and drinking habits, exercise levels, genetic history, etc. By the end of the study, nearly one-third of the women had passed. Scientists put all the information together and were able to say that their “findings support the view that higher EPA and DHA omega-3 levels are associated with better overall health.”

Researchers estimate that it takes only one gram of EPA or DHA to increase PUFA levels from the lowest to the highest. Polyunsaturated fatty acids can be acquired from fish or from seeds that come from plants like flax or sunflower. Making sure that there is an adequate amount in your diet might extend your life, all it takes is a few simple dietary changes and/or regular supplement usage.

Related AIM Products

AIMega contains 2 grams of polyunsaturated fatty acids from the oils of sunflower seed, flaxseed, olives and sesame seeds in every three-capsule serving.

CellSparc 360 has 100 mg of palm oil and 238 mg of fish oil in every serving along with CoQ10.

And GingkoSense contains 2.5 grams of DHA (as fish oil) along with the world-famous ginkgo biloba extract,  bilberry extract, lutein and zeaxanthin.

These great products may help extend a great life! Try one today.

Heart Help

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As the hardest working organ in the body, the heart deserves all the help it can get. Yet so many people go through life doing things that give their hearts a hard time: poor diet, lack of exercise, stressful thoughts, just to name a few of the hard-hearted things they may do.

On top of bad habits, the aging process brings about a reduction in the body’s production of adequate levels of nutrients, so supplementation becomes a vital part of a healthy lifestyle especially when it comes to helping the heart beat.

CellSparc 360
Let’s face it; hearts require an awful lot of energy to do their lifelong job of keeping people alive. One vital, heart-boosting nutrient is the antioxidant and energy sparker, Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10). To keep beating, the heart depends on sufficient amounts of CoQ10, sparking energy production at the cellular level. A reduction in CoQ10 production is bound to negatively affect heart function in the long run.

Supplementing daily with CellSparc 360 lends a vital helping hand to the heart, providing CoQ10 along with DHA and EPA and vitamin E.

AIMega
Omega-3 and -6 essential fatty acids cannot be synthesized by the body, so eating omega-rich foods and boosting intake with a supplement are essential. In fact, as components of every cell in the body, good health depends on a daily supply of these good fats.

Helping both the heart and blood vessels, omega-3 essential fatty acids reduce arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), lower blood pressure levels, decrease triglyceride levels, slow the buildup of plaque in the arteries and reduce blood vessel inflammation.

AIMega delivers the omega-3 and -6 essential fatty acids that the body requires daily.

Bear Paw Garlic
In countries where garlic is consumed in large amounts, there are fewer incidences of cardiovascular disease. Over the years, research has indicated garlic provides a variety of benefits that include helping to maintain cardiovascular health and healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

Providing these heart helping benefits, Bear Paw Garlic offers a unique form of garlic: the leaves of wild garlic that grows on the forested mountains of central Europe.

CoQ10 Shows Promise for Fibromyalgia Sufferers

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A new study published in CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics indicates that Co-enzyme Q10 or CoQ10 (to its friends) may relieve some symptoms of fibromyalgia, a disorder that can cause muscle pain, fatigue and sleep, memory and mood disruptions. Researchers in Spain conscripted forty fibromyalgia sufferers to partake in the study, giving half the group a placebo and the other half CoQ10.  Here’s what the scientists learned:

From the Press Release:

The CoQ10 group had molecular changes, including increment in mitochondrial biogenesis and antioxidants gene expression, and reduction in inflammation.

Subjects in the CoQ10 group also reported that they experienced fewer instances of depression, anxiety, interpersonal sensitivity, hostility and other psychological issues.  More studies are needed to verify this outcome, but these initial results are so far promising.

CoQ10 Is Good for You!

In addition to the possible aforementioned benefits, CoQ10 can also be employed to aid with cardiovascular health, cholesterol management, energy production and more! AIM Members know that the best way to get their daily dose of CoQ10 is with CellSparc 360! It provides 60 mg of CoQ10 per capsule as well as fish and palm oil!

 

7 Nutritional Strategies for Headaches

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If you suffer from headaches, migraine or otherwise, finding dietary strategies may prove difficult. Take the banana as an example.  The banana has a lot of good stuff in it: potassium, magnesium, vitamin B 6 and vitamin C. A lot of these nutrients and minerals appear on this list of headache fighters. However, bananas also find themselves on the list of possible migraine trigger foods. That means, finding a nutritional strategy is really an individual journey, one that should possibly be even undertaken with the aid of a health care professional.  With that said, here’s a list of vitamins and minerals that have shown promise for headache prevention and elimination.

  1. Vitamin B-2 (Riboflavin) 
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50% RDI of B-2, B-6, B-12

According to current lines of scientific thought, migraine sufferers are believed to have an impaired ability to metabolize oxygen due to mitochondrial dysfunction. Since riboflavin plays such an important role in metabolism, it could therefore improve mitochondrial functioning and overall oxygen metabolism. The majority of test subjects in a Belgian study saw a significant reduction in migraine attacks after consuming 400 mg of vitamin B-2 daily.

2. Magnesium

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High concentration topical magnesium

Of all the nutrients on this list, magnesium probably has the best scientific evidence backing it for migraine prevention, migraine reduction and headache relief in general.

  • First, people who suffer from migraines are believed to have magnesium deficiencies in their brains.
  •  Secondly, serotonin deficiency can cause migraines. Guess what nutrient balances serotonin levels? It’s magnesium.
  • Thirdly, it’s shown promise as a way to relieve PMS-related headaches.
  • Magnesium may also be able to stop small, calcium-related blood clots from forming and causing headaches.
  • For general headaches, magnesium may relieve tension and spasms in the head and neck muscles.

3. CoQ10

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60 mg of CoQ10, balanced EFAs

A 2002 study found that migraine sufferers who took CoQ10 for periods of three months or more reduced their frequency of attacks by half.

Sources (1-3): Migraine Trust, The Magnesium Miracle

4. Omega 3 Fatty Acids

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Balanced omega fatty acids

In a small study published in Pain, researchers found that balanced omega fatty acids reduced headache pain and frequency and improved quality of life. A 2002 study on adolescents found that omega 3’s may be beneficial for recurring migraines.

5. Folate, B6, and B12

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10% RDI folate and other B Vitamins

A study released in early 2015 linked a diet high in the B vitamins folate (B-9), B-6 and B-12 to a reduction in migraine frequencies.

6. Probiotics

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Friendly bacteria

Some headaches are associated with a stomach bug known as helicobacter pylori.  Eliminating that stomach bug with antibiotics cleared up the headaches. However, if those people followed up the antibiotics with probiotics, they only had a 20% chance of relapse. Those who took the antibiotics alone were 50% likely to relapse.  Source: CBS News

Counter-intuitively, irritable bowel syndrome can cause headaches. Probiotics may relieve IBS and would then reduce headaches in that way.

7. Vitamin B-3, Calcium and Vitamin D

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38% RDI Calcium, 70% RDI Vitamin D, 26% RDI Magnesium

Vitamin B-3, calcium and vitamin D have all shown promise as a way to reduce premenstrual headaches.

Staying Healthy on Vacation

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Traveling has always been one of Donna Eilertsen’s priorities in life. “Basically, I worked hard all my life so that I could afford to travel,” she admitted. “Otherwise, I would have earned just enough to live simply and stay home.”

Home is Vancouver, British Columbia, where Donna has lived for over fifty-three years. During those years, she journeyed to her desired destinations all over the world including Europe, South America, and Asia. When she retired in 2008, Donna had all the time in the world to focus on where to go next. She had dreamed of going to Africa as a little girl and made that dream come true in January 2013.

“I started planning over a year before the plane took off, so I got a great deal on the flight, hotels, and safaris,” Donna explained. Going to Africa also requires a fair amount of vaccinations that must be done well in advance. “I wanted to stay healthy throughout the trip and was concerned about the day-long flight.”

Having struggled with jet lag and colds from flying, Donna read with great interest a testimonial about AIM Proancynol® 2000 in Living Well magazine. Chairman’s Club Director Janet Pauly had taken this natural health product to avoid jet lag and received an unexpected result: She got rid of a persistent cough. Donna decided to buy Proancynol 2000—six months before her trip.

This world traveler became a Preferred Member a month after joining AIM in May 2010. She regularly takes four heart health products— AIM CellSparc 360®, AIMega®,and AIM BarleyLife® capsules. “I brought all of my supplements in capsules along with me on the trip,” Donna stated, having decided to take two Proancynol 2000 every two hours during the twenty-four-hour flight.

Her advance plans for staying healthy throughout her dream-of-a-lifetime trip worked. Traveling and camping out on chilly nights under African skies can negatively affect health. But unlike most of the people she met on safari in Kenya and Tanzania, Donna never got sick. Some of her traveling companions were surprised that she managed to stay healthy, especially since Donna was the retired elder of the group.

Keeping in touch with her new worldwide friends after she returned to Canada in good health, Donna was surprised to find out through e-mails and phone calls that none of them had taken their supplements while on vacation. Back home, each had a terrible cold, so they asked Donna where they could buy the products that had kept her well. “I told them about AIM,” Donna said, “especially Proancynol 2000 for flying.”

Showing no signs of slowing down or fading interest in new adventures, Donna turned seventy in April. In the same month, she confirmed a flight to Bali for January 2014. Her traveling companion to Indonesia asked her to buy extra Proancynol 2000 for the trip. Donna tells everyone about Proancynol 2000 because it works.