The Brain-Bacteria Chatline (Part 2)

Part 2 of 2 Given the importance of microbiota population and diversity, it is interesting to understand how it all begins in the human body. Microbiome development is said to start as soon as someone is born, influenced even by the method of being delivered into the world. However, recent research indicates that a babyContinue reading “The Brain-Bacteria Chatline (Part 2)”

The Question of Digestion

In January 2008, a report was published with the ominous title, “The Burden of Digestive Diseases in the United States.” It’s not an easy or pleasant read: gastrointestinal infections, digestive cancers, gastroesophageal reflux disease, inflammatory bowel disease, etc. Since its publication eleven years ago, the burden seems to have grown heavier. And it’s no longer justContinue reading “The Question of Digestion”

5 Nutritional Strategies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome affects a significant segment of the population (around 15%).  The underlying cause or causes of IBS is unknown, but it often manifests in a variety of symptoms like cramps, diarrhea, gas, bloating and constipation.  To complicate matters further, each sufferer’s symptoms can be triggered by any number of factors specific to the individual.Continue reading “5 Nutritional Strategies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome”

FloraFood and PrepZymes: Stronger Apart

Even though AIM provides products that can be taken with most others, two AIM products really don’t get along. Like two talented people who cannot work together but individually produce excellent work, AIM FloraFood® and AIM PrepZymes® must be kept separated to be mutually effective. Both work wonders for your digestive and immune systems, supporting overall good health.Continue reading “FloraFood and PrepZymes: Stronger Apart”

AIM Products and Digestion

The Digestive System The main function of the digestive system is to break down food into smaller bits so that the nutrients can be absorbed by the body and converted into energy.  Its secondary role is to remove the waste leftover from the conversion process. Fiber The average person gets only 15 grams of fiberContinue reading “AIM Products and Digestion”

Know Your PrepZymes Enzymes

Digestive enzymes are these little proteins that act as biological catalysts that help the body convert food into stuff you can use, like energy or amino acids. They also facilitate the absorption of nutrients. Digestive enzymes are fragile little guys.  Food, in its natural state, should contain enzymes. Because so much of today’s food is processedContinue reading “Know Your PrepZymes Enzymes”