Walking Works

For those who struggle to maintain a gym membership by not actually going for regular workouts or for people who look at running as something they do only when being chased, here’s a comforting thought: evidence shows that walking for exercise can be a cardio workout as well as help you to lose weight. PeopleContinue reading “Walking Works”

Sugar, Sugar

Sugar is naturally present in the healthiest foods on earth: fruits and vegetables. It’s part of the nutritional mix that includes the essential nutrients and beneficial phytonutrients found in plants. That’s the key to the healthy side of sugar. Whether it is a natural part of the nutrition you ingest or it has been addedContinue reading Sugar, Sugar

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”