Looking Back at Earth Day

Even though Earth Day was celebrated two months ago on April 22, the message is clear: the future of the Earth is a global concern every day of the year. Presently, human beings have only one planet to live on. The possibilities in regard to large-scale, outer-space options remain distant. In the meantime, this planetContinue reading “Looking Back at Earth Day”

Blood Pressure-Blood Sugar Connection

Two measurable, state-of-health indicators are your blood pressure and blood sugar levels. In view of the fact that both measurements are blood-related, it will come as no surprise that there’s a connection between health conditions associated with each. Before delving into this relationship, it’s a good idea to know a bit about these health gauges.Continue reading “Blood Pressure-Blood Sugar Connection”

Body Booster Packs a Wallop!

These days, we can all use a nutritional boost on a regular basis. For a supplemental boost of nutrition, AIM provides a great selection of whole-food powders and natural health products to choose from for increasing your intake of beneficial nutrients and phytonutrients. Available for boosting in the U.S. and Canada is one of AIM’sContinue reading “Body Booster Packs a Wallop!”

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  “

Defining Functional Foods

Back in the 1980s, the concept of functional foods first came into being in Japan. The country’s health care costs were skyrocketing, so the Ministry of Health and Welfare looked to nutritional ways to improve health for its aging population. The result was a policy that officially approved foods for specified health uses: functional foods.Continue reading “Defining Functional Foods”

Exercise Ave.

The AIM Healthy Cell Concept™ covers five avenues we can use to improve and maintain our physical and mental well-being: food, exercise, environment, protection and attitude. All are mutually related in achieving balance. The Choice of ExerciseExercise is one avenue that has many definitions, depending on where you get your information. Some people never joinContinue reading “Exercise Ave.”

Plant-Based Food and Diabetes

Both America and Canada make November an awareness month for diabetes, a disease that affects over 400 million people around the globe. A connection has been made between poor nutrition and the worldwide rise of type 2 diabetes.1 Considered to be a global epidemic, type 2 diabetes develops when the body is unable to produceContinue reading “Plant-Based Food and Diabetes”

The Science Behind Food as Medicine

These days, we seem to be bombarded from all directions with information from both reliable and unreliable sources. It requires sifting through it all to find convincing evidence based on wisdom not ignorance.  Much of this informative bombardment has little impact on our lives unless we are making personal choices that could end up beingContinue reading “The Science Behind Food as Medicine”

Immunity versus Autoimmunity  

These days, it’s as though a strong immune system has moved to the top of the list of what you need to stay healthy. This has always been true. It’s your primary defense for preventing or limiting infection. And there’s never been a recent time in history that emphasizes this fact more. Simply put, aContinue reading “Immunity versus Autoimmunity  “