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!”

Classified Fiber

The Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University really knows how to break down fiber from indigestible terminology: puns intended. It’s not surprising. Since 1996, this research institute has investigated “the function and role of  micronutrients, phytochemicals, and other constituents of food in maintaining human health and preventing and treating disease.” And fiber is definitelyContinue reading “Classified Fiber”

AIM for a High-Fiber Intake

Everything old is new again, including theories on the benefits of fiber. In 2019, The Lancet revisited the 1969 hypothesis of Denis Burkitt, aka Fiber Man: modern health issues are related to low-fiber intakes.Burkitt recommended at least 50 grams of fiber daily based on his experiences in Africa, where he treated middle-aged Ugandans who consumedContinue reading “AIM for a High-Fiber Intake”

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”

The Latest Scoop on Fiber

Our favorite carbohydrate is making headlines again. Best known for its ability to promote good digestive health and combat cholesterol, fiber has been one of the main staples of a healthy diet since diets were invented. And yet, still, new discoveries are being made all the time. Here are some of the latest: Fiber May Help Prevent Lung Diseases A study published inContinue reading “The Latest Scoop on Fiber”

Celebrate a Healthy Cell Environment with AIM

AIM’s Mission and Promise to You  In April, we celebrate our planet and the diverse and abundant organisms (like us) that are living well thanks to the goodness and bounty of the natural world. So when selecting wholefood nutritional supplements, the first thing you want to do is to make sure that whatever you choose comes direct from nature and doesn’t contain harmfulContinue reading “Celebrate a Healthy Cell Environment with AIM”

A High-Fiber Diet May Lower Risk of Breast Cancer

There’s been a real bulk of fiber news these past few weeks. It’s been linked to a healthier gut, a lower risk of lung disease, fewer Crohn’s disease flare ups, and it has also been found to help with weight loss for the umpteenth time. The latest study discovered that women who ate more high-fiber foods duringContinue reading “A High-Fiber Diet May Lower Risk of Breast Cancer”

fit n’ fiber Orchard Peach: Back by Popular Demand

Since peach fit ‘n fiber™ was discontinued, many Members have requested its return. We here at The AIM Companies like to give the membership what it wants. That’s why peach fit ‘n fiber is coming back in a big way and in a big canister The new formulation will use the same general base as the original peach formula with a few small modifications.Continue reading “fit n’ fiber Orchard Peach: Back by Popular Demand”

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”

Diet Low in Soluble Fiber Linked to Weight Gain

Calories from high-fiber foods have been called “smart calories” because high-fiber foods such as vegetables, fruits and whole grains tend to be healthier and because fiber fills you up and keeps you feeling full.  Likely due to those reasons, a recent study has shown that a high-fiber diet is almost as effective as a calorie-restrictive oneContinue reading “Diet Low in Soluble Fiber Linked to Weight Gain”