4 Plant-Based Benefits

Immune System Support Plants naturally produce a wealth of essential nutrients that are not present in other foods. The antioxidants, phytonutrients, vitamins and minerals in plants are vital for keeping your cells healthy, your body in balance and your immune system functioning optimally. A primarily plant-based diet maintains a strong immune system. High-Fiber Intake MakingContinue reading “4 Plant-Based Benefits”

Childhood WEIGHT Issues

It’s a sad fact of modern life that so many children around the world are facing a health problem that is largely preventable: being overweight (having extra body fat) or obese (having too much body fat). The World Health Organization (WHO) presents some alarming statistics on the number of children who are affected by excessContinue reading “Childhood WEIGHT Issues”

AIM to Beat the Summer Heat

The heat is on in North America! As temperatures rise, energy levels lower for most people. But hey! It’s summertime. You get to spend more time being physically active outdoors. At the same time, the heat makes you sweat, so you need to replenish with water to avoid dehydration. Perspiring also makes you lose electrolytes.Continue reading “AIM to Beat the Summer Heat”

The Western Diet

If you are a fan of Western films, you often see cowboys enjoying a big meal at the ranch or around the chuckwagon after a long, hard day on the lonesome trail. It’s likely though that the food of your average cowpoke didn’t include veggies beyond beans. They pretty much consumed dried and fresh meat,Continue reading “The Western Diet”

Well-Fed Eyes

If you are what you eat and the eyes are the windows to the soul, nutrition can affect just how clearly you see through your windows. The cornea of the eye can be likened to a window letting in light that is transformed into vision, images produced on the retina. As the inner lining ofContinue reading “Well-Fed Eyes”

Generations of Nutrition

Shared by AIM Directors Heidi and Mike Toft How many of your family members are AIM nutritional product users? In my family, I love the fact that we have four generations enjoying the AIM products. My parents intro­duced us to The AIM Companies™ in 1998, when my father was diagnosed with lymphoma. They still promoteContinue reading “Generations of Nutrition”

It’s All About Nutrition

Looking at Health Awareness Calendars for 2019, it’s interesting to note that March stands out as Nutrition Month in the United States and Canada. It’s especially interesting for The AIM Companies™, given that this Member-driven organization is in the business of sharing “Nutrition that works!” It’s a simple yet significant catch-phrase that reflects the importanceContinue reading “It’s All About Nutrition”

Are You Pro . . . Peas?

Protein is found pretty much everywhere in the body—hair, bone, skin, muscles, etc. The enzymes that create the vital biochemical reactions in your body and the oxygen-carrying hemoglobin that makes your blood red are proteins as well. What’s more, you are made up of around 10,000 proteins, but your body cannot produce all the aminoContinue reading “Are You Pro . . . Peas?”

Heavenly Herbs

The funny thing about people who reject natural supplements, saying they are a waste of money and do little or nothing for your body is that the synthetic drugs that they may turn to are primarily the result of using herbs for medicinal purposes for thousands of years. That’s right. It all began with nature,Continue reading “Heavenly Herbs”

AIM Nutrition Changed My Life

Shared by Tina Wilkerson, AIM Director and Personal Trainer Back in 2001, after my daughter, Jordan, was born, I felt very poorly. I had a number of health issues: fatigue, headaches, aching joints, and I was overweight. At that point in time, I wasn’t a personal trainer yet, but I began a wellness journey thatContinue reading “AIM Nutrition Changed My Life”