A Balanced Connection

Shared by Jan Baxter, Director, Waterloo, Ontario In mid-June during the COVID-19 pandemic, I spent some time at our cottage. After a day of kayaking and biking, I was reading on the couch when a frightening incident occurred with my vision. Some cloudiness suddenly appeared in the lower part of my left eye, making meContinue reading “A Balanced Connection”

The Journey Home

Shared by Marcelle Meijer, AIM Preferred Member in Pretoria, South Africa. Upon my return from the U.S. 18 months ago, I was at a crossroads in my career. In search of more direction, I enrolled in a life coaching program. On this journey of discovery and soul searching, it became very clear what resonated withContinue reading “The Journey Home”

As Advertised

The enormous influence that advertising has on poor eating habits goes back a long way and directly ties in with the introduction of processed foods. Before World War II, processed foods were relatively unheard of in North America. Feeding armies in battle led to combat-ready packages of food with a long shelf life. It is believedContinue reading “As Advertised”

Proper Nutrition for You and Your Microbiota

You may wonder why you have to consider feeding not only yourself but your microbiota. Or is it your microbiome? It’s time for a defining moment. The fact of the matter is that microbiome and microbiota continue to be used interchangeably to mean the different kinds of bacteria, fungi, protozoa, viruses and other microorganisms thatContinue reading “Proper Nutrition for You and Your Microbiota”

Keep Moving

These days, there’s a trend among young people to work out using simple body exercises that anyone should be able to do. The concept is to just keep moving with free online videos that show you how. You don’t need equipment or have to lift weights, run miles, push heavy tires or do any otherContinue reading “Keep Moving”

5 Ways to Support Your Immune System

1  Regulate Sleep and Stress When we sleep, our body heals, repairs and restores itself, so do everything you can to get 7–9 hours of sleep nightly. AIM Composure is a calming blend of herbs that can help you to avoid sleepless nights. Learn to manage your stress levels, which suppress your immune system andContinue reading “5 Ways to Support Your Immune System”

A Miracle for a Little Lilly

Shared by Linda Pretorius, AIM Preferred Member We adopted two tiny kittens that were not in very good shape. I took them home, fed them a good meal and then gave them a bath to get rid of their fleas so that we could at least handle them. Two days later, the smallest kitten weContinue reading “A Miracle for a Little Lilly”

Life Sketch of Leora at Age 100

Leora Morton Gertsch Collins Ward has lived a long and interesting yet challenging life for over 100 years. Born in Mapleton, Utah, Leora was an exceptional student who would go on to become a teacher. Leora has nine children and has outlived three loving husbands. Her second was in the Air Force, a career thatContinue reading “Life Sketch of Leora at Age 100”

The Best of Beets

The new look of RediBeets arrived in North America in early 2020. Rebranded RediBeets continues to provide all the best of beets from a pure extracted juice that is dried into a concentrated powder. One of the many healthy benefits of beets is that they contain an incredibly rich source of nitrate, a nitrogen-oxygen compoundContinue reading “The Best of Beets”

A Little Bit About Me … and BarleyLife

Shared by Shirley Palmerton, AIM Member At 91 years old, I’m healthy, active and pain-free. People regularly say to me, “You’re amazing . . . what do you do.” To be honest, I get sick of hearing that. I mean, I do what I can do.  The truth is, I’ve had a difficult yet wonderfulContinue reading “A Little Bit About Me … and BarleyLife”