Up Your Antioxidant Intake

Like everything in life, the secret seems to be balance . . . even for breathing. The contradiction of oxygen is that you need it to stay alive, but once inside your body, it splits into single atoms with unpaired electrons. When these free radicals begin to outnumber antioxidants, oxidative stress damages cell membranes, DNAContinue reading “Up Your Antioxidant Intake”

The Fiber Connection to Weight Loss

It’s another New Year, and with it comes two common resolutions: lose weight and get in shape. However, many people struggle with both goals. Going on the latest diet usually ends in failure. As for all the exercise options, research shows that it can lead to disappointment in regard to how little weight is actuallyContinue reading “The Fiber Connection to Weight Loss”

The Skinny on Omegas

Your body is made up of around 37.2 trillion cells, an estimated 35 billion of which are skin cells.  Fatty acids become structural components of cell membranes, so it is vital that your diet includes omega-3 and -6 to optimize cellular permeability and function. Both EFAs are integral to the health of the epidermal (outer)Continue reading “The Skinny on Omegas”

Healthy Glowing Nutrition

Group Builder Laurette Marais from South Africa was crowned Mrs. Africa Classic and Mrs. Africa Globe Classique in 2019. She knows from personal experience that participating in pageants can totally deplete every ounce of energy and strength from your body. By taking a variety of AIM products, Laurette felt healthier, stronger and more alert thanContinue reading “Healthy Glowing Nutrition”

Beneficial Beet Juice

Comparisons can make for interesting studies, especially when the people tested have significant age differences. When older people come out on top, the results can seem even more impressive. Such is the case when researchers in New Zealand and Thailand conducted a 2019 study examining the effects of nitrate-rich beetroot juice. Volunteers were chosen fromContinue reading “Beneficial Beet Juice”

A Natural Solution

Shared by Debra Pugh, AIM Director When Debra Pugh was introduced to AIM nutrition at the age of 26, it changed the unhealthy trajectory her life seemed to be on from infancy. Sickly as a baby, Debra continued to come down with a variety of ailments once she reached school age. By high school, sheContinue reading “A Natural Solution”

4 Things You Should Know About the Microbiome

1 Antibiotics have a detrimental effect on the microbiome, destroying good bacteria along with those that cause infections. Many people take antibiotics for a cold or the flu, but both illnesses are caused by viruses that antibiotics cannot kill. Studies indicate long-lasting disruption of the microbiome even from short-term antibiotic use. Childhood exposure to antibioticsContinue reading “4 Things You Should Know About the Microbiome”

What Is My Secret?

Shared by Shirley Snyder McKercher, AIM Member I am often asked what my secret is to reach the age of 90. Although partly genetics, I believe taking AIM’s green barley powder for over 30 years has contributed to my longevity. The youngest of four siblings, I was born at home on April 17, 1929, soContinue reading “What Is My Secret?”

Impressed Doctor Says, “Continue what you’re doing”

Shared by Danae Songy, AIM Preferred Member In January 2013, I was diagnosed with remitting-recurring multiple sclerosis, a chronic, typically progressive disease that damages nerve-cell sheaths in the brain and spinal cord. My symptoms included vision impairment, balance issues and numbness in my legs and hands. I have always lived a healthy lifestyle and amContinue reading “Impressed Doctor Says, “Continue what you’re doing””

The Inner Workings of Fiber

The history of what is good and what is not good for you has definitely had its misleading moments over the course of time. This is especially true in regard to nutrition. One claim that misled people for nearly two centuries is that fiber is not important for maintaining your health. From the early 1800s,Continue reading “The Inner Workings of Fiber”