Becoming Maskless

Shared by Amanda WestAIM Director in Pretoria, South Africa For years, and long before the pandemic, I have been wearing a mask: Amanda’s “mask” of fabulously fantastic, bubbly fun, always smiling and laughing. However, deep inside I was desperately crying out to God to save me.I was struggling with my weight, bloated and at dis-easeContinue reading “Becoming Maskless”

AIMing for Vitamin K

Most people are aware of the vitamins they need to stay healthy. The ones that immediately come to mind are the first four letters of the alphabet: A, B, C, D and E. For the most part, getting these essential nutrients primarily from your whole-food intake is the way to go. One vitamin that mayContinue reading “AIMing for Vitamin K”

The Rise of Brain Fog  

If you have ever experienced being in a place where the fog rolls in and obliterates the seascape or landscape, you know the feeling of being enveloped by mist that makes everything around you temporarily disappear. It has become all too common for the physical sensation of fog to happen mentally, causing the blurring ofContinue reading “The Rise of Brain Fog  “

Fortify My Family

AIM Director Emily Layton personally knows that out of the most painful experiences can come beautiful things. She ended up having a business that greatly serves people’s nutritional needs as a result of her 13-year-old daughter’s health issues. “It started about three years ago,” Emily related. “We were in the throws of darkness, trying toContinue reading “Fortify My Family”

Please Pass the Flavonoids

With the increasing scientific focus on what is happening in the human microbiome and how it affects our health, it’s no wonder that there are an incredible number of studies that have taken place over the past few decades. Information comes out in dribs and drabs, and the odd discovery becomes a news item thatContinue reading “Please Pass the Flavonoids”

Fall Through Winter Wellness

As the seasons of lower temperatures fall on the northern climes of the United States and Canada, the cold change in the weather creates an environment that makes a person more susceptible to a cold or the flu. Chilly thermometer readings are a factor in such illnesses. The viruses that cause these ailments thrive evenContinue reading “Fall Through Winter Wellness”

4 for Immune Support

Your immune system is the first line of defense that protects you from harm from the inside out and the outside in. Regular intake of wholesome food that is primarily plant-based is one of the best ways that you can personally assist this defense system. Topping off healthy nourishment with nutrition that works adds supplementaryContinue reading “4 for Immune Support”

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”

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”