Vitamin A Helps Move Immune Cells to the Gut

You may have heard that seventy percent of your immune system is in your gut.  That’s a neat, simple and surprisingly true claim, but why is seventy percent of the immune system located there?  Is it because of the large amount of symbiotic gut flora that calls your stomach home? Well, partly, but it seems that it’sContinue reading “Vitamin A Helps Move Immune Cells to the Gut”

Cool Greens for the Summer Heat

When you feel you’re melting in the heat of summer, look to AIM greens for something refreshingly nutritious in cold drinks. AIM BarleyLife, AIM BarleyLife Xtra or AIM CoCoa LeafGreens will add a healthy variation to the mix. The following single-serving drinks were individually mixed using an AIM blender bottle for easy liquid measurement and blending convenience.     Tastes differ from oneContinue reading “Cool Greens for the Summer Heat”

AIM Products and Whole Body Nutrition: A Brief Overview

Whole Body Nutrition Food choices are the most important element of a healthy lifestyle.  A diet rich in whole-foods, in fresh foods, in real foods can impact our lives more than almost anything else. The problem is, most of us are eating processed foods, sweetened foods or foods loaded with artificial flavors and chemicals. ItContinue reading “AIM Products and Whole Body Nutrition: A Brief Overview”

Oligofructose May Aid in Weight Management

A study out of a Canada published in Obesity journal found that oligofructose (aka fructooligosaccharide), a prebiotic fiber commonly found in food sources like chicory, onion and oat, may aid in weight management. The researchers put two groups of rats on a strict high-fat, high-sugar diet, but one faction was also fed oligofructose, and guess what? Even though bothContinue reading “Oligofructose May Aid in Weight Management”

An Interview with Outstanding Member of the Month Dan Nichols

Dan and Shannon Nichols won the Outstanding Member(s) of the Month Award for their work in December. Their achievement will be noted in the March Issue of Living Well Magazine.  The BarleyLife Blog recently had the opportunity to communicate with Dan Nichols. BarleyLife: What Do You Do for a Living? Dan Nichols: ​I am a churchContinue reading “An Interview with Outstanding Member of the Month Dan Nichols”