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!”

Four Generations of Wellness

Shared by Lynn Roberts, AIM Director in Ruscom Station, Ontario AIM is a company of integrity attested to by my use of their products for 32 years. I give them credit in part for being able to do all the things I do at the young age of 76.I have been a Member of theContinue reading “Four Generations of Wellness”

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”

P–biotic Confusion?

Sales of probiotics have continued to skyrocket over the years among health-conscious individuals. At the same time, an August 2021 survey of 1,004 people revealed that only a small percentage of them understood the relationship of probiotics to a healthy microbiome as well as optimally functioning digestive and immune systems. Overall, there was limited awarenessContinue reading “P–biotic Confusion?”

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”

Aging in Good Health

Each of us would like to live to a ripe old age in overall good condition. Unfortunately, no magic wand or pill can guarantee this will happen. All we can do is adopt lifestyle choices that are known to support good health and stick with them. In spite of endless choices available, the ones thatContinue reading “Aging in Good Health”

Communicating Bacteria?

With a firm connection between good health and the community of bacteria that reside in the human body, an immense amount of research continues to be conducted into these tiny microbes. The discovery of possible communication going on in the bacterial world has sparked yet another focus of discovery. To do so requires getting reallyContinue reading “Communicating Bacteria?”

4 Healthy Summer Tips

Summer’s the most light-hearted of seasons given the warmth, sunshine, blue skies, barbecues and vacations. It’s also an ideal time to keep taking steps in the direction of good health. 1. Keep MovingStaying active somehow seems easier to do in weather that allows you to spend more daylight hours outdoors. It doesn’t matter if you’reContinue reading “4 Healthy Summer Tips”

Belle’s Story

Shared by Michelle Long —Chairman’s Club Director in Cleburne, Texas Belle is our 10-year-old German shepherd who acts more like she’s three in terms of her activity level and athleticism.In the fall of 2020, she developed a slight limp in one of her front legs that became progressively worse though intermittent. A few weeks later,Continue reading “Belle’s Story”