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”

When Your Immune System Attacks . . . You!

The immune system is your body’s defense against attacks from organisms or substances that can make you sick. The primary defenders in this protective system are your white blood cells, leukocytes that include phagocytes and lymphocytes. Phagocytes envelop and destroy invasive elements, such as bacteria, dust and viruses. Lymphocytes remember invaders, allowing your body toContinue reading “When Your Immune System Attacks . . . You!”

Keeping It Simple

It seems that their will always be an endless amount of health advice for people to follow. This has been going on for centuries. In the late 1500s, Luigi Cornaro, a Venetian nobleman, wrote a bestselling book titled, The Art of Living Long. Over 400 years later, Suzanne Somers, an American actress, wrote the bestsellerContinue reading “Keeping It Simple”

To Sneeze or Not to Sneeze

Why is it that some people have allergies while others waltz through life without them? Apparently, life isn’t fair when it comes to allergic reactions either. Ask anyone who suffers from seasonal allergies about the unfairness of making it through a long winter only to sneeze their way through spring and summer and they’ll tellContinue reading “To Sneeze or Not to Sneeze”

Both Sides of Inflammation

Inflammation? Doesn’t sound good, does it? Turns out it’s both good and bad. On one hand, good (acute) inflammation is an element of the body’s healing response to infection, toxins and tissue damage. Cut a finger, sprain something or contract a respiratory infection, and the immune system reacts defensively. The resulting pain, swelling, redness, heat,Continue reading “Both Sides of Inflammation”

Nola Excels in Pan Pacific Masters

AIM Member Nola Nolte has a healthy life motto: exercise to enjoy a better quality of life and no matter what your health and fitness goals are, proper nutrition is essential. Nola, who lives on the mid-north New South Wales coast, competed in the Pan Pacific Masters Games on the Gold Coast last November andContinue reading “Nola Excels in Pan Pacific Masters”

Four things you should understand about antioxidants

To understand the value of antioxidants found in many AIM products, it is vital to grasp that they protect you from the negative effects of oxygen. Breathing sustains life but also produces free radicals that attack stable molecules in your body. This can create a chain of imbalance and the spread of cellular damage fromContinue reading “Four things you should understand about antioxidants”

March On with BarleyLife

March 20 is a turning point. In the Northern Hemi­sphere, the date officially marks winter turning into spring. The return of green marks the former winter landscape with new leafy growth and the promise of fresh greens from gardens and farms. Three days before the first day of spring is green-themed St. Patrick’s Day. MarchContinue reading “March On with BarleyLife”

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”

Ruth’s Million Dollar Journey

Being among the Elite group of AIM Members in the Million Dollar Club goes far beyond a dollar figure. It’s really about all the people you have been able to help along the way. This is what you truly come to understand from Chairman’s Club Director Ruth Overholt, who reached this AIM milestone in MayContinue reading “Ruth’s Million Dollar Journey”