4 Healthy Summer Tips

Summer’s the most light-hearted of seasons given the warmth, sunshine, blue skies, barbecues and vacations. It’s also an ideal time to keep taking steps in the direction of good health. 1. Keep MovingStaying active somehow seems easier to do in weather that allows you to spend more daylight hours outdoors. It doesn’t matter if you’reContinue reading “4 Healthy Summer Tips”

Staying Alkaline

One of the ways you maintain good health is by maintaining a slightly alkaline environment in your body. Acidity creates the ideal atmosphere for disease to flourish. The fact of the matter is that the life of all animals and plants depends on the acid-base balance. Determining alkalinity and acidity involves the measuring of pH:Continue reading “Staying Alkaline”

Traveling Safely

As the holiday season approaches, plans for visiting family and friends or taking a winter break are on the horizon. Of course, things are a bit different this year. Traveling in traditional ways has changed immeasurably in 2020’s pandemic. If you aren’t going to be behind the wheel yourself, you have to choose your modeContinue reading “Traveling Safely”

Going the Distance

Andre de Beer, AIM Preferred MemberBultfontein, Pretoria, South Africa I grew up in South Africa with an older brother and two younger sisters. Financially, times were tough. The first time in my life that I had three meals a day was when I joined the army. Although we battled, I was very blessed in sport andContinue reading “Going the Distance”

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”