AIM for Your Gut

The microbiome remains a mystery even with all the recent buzz about its importance. And it is often linked to another word: microbiota. According to the Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah, the microbiota is a “collection or community of microbes” while the microbiome is viewed as “the full collection of genesContinue reading “AIM for Your Gut”

Nola Excels in Pan Pacific Masters

AIM Member Nola Nolte has a healthy life motto: exercise to enjoy a better quality of life and no matter what your health and fitness goals are, proper nutrition is essential. Nola, who lives on the mid-north New South Wales coast, competed in the Pan Pacific Masters Games on the Gold Coast last November andContinue reading “Nola Excels in Pan Pacific Masters”

Generations of Nutrition

Shared by AIM Directors Heidi and Mike Toft How many of your family members are AIM nutritional product users? In my family, I love the fact that we have four generations enjoying the AIM products. My parents intro­duced us to The AIM Companies™ in 1998, when my father was diagnosed with lymphoma. They still promoteContinue reading “Generations of Nutrition”

Planting Seeds of Hope

Shared by Cindy Ponchot-Watson, Star Sapphire Director in Anderson, Indiana On a cold morning in January, I sat looking at two seed catalogs that were sent to me the very first week after Christmas. “That’s too early for gardening,” some of you may think. However, true gardeners start to dream and plan their gardens whileContinue reading “Planting Seeds of Hope”

CoCoa LeafGreens for Allergies

Shared by Rose Stoltzfus, AIM Director In January 2015, our 11-year-old daughter, Laura, became really sick. We took her to the doctor, who said she had bronchitis. A prescription antibiotic—amoxicillin—was prescribed, and she got better. But a couple weeks later Laura was sick again, so the doctor gave her a stronger prescription. Before she finishedContinue reading “CoCoa LeafGreens for Allergies”

Healthy Aging … for the YOUNG

Most young people rarely spend time thinking about growing old. Or do they? One look in the mirror confirms their youthfulness day after day. But the truth that everyone comes to realize is that the mirror can become less friendly with passing time. Aging is inevitable. Aging Factors Genetics play a role, but studies ofContinue reading “Healthy Aging … for the YOUNG”

Four things you should understand about antioxidants

To understand the value of antioxidants found in many AIM products, it is vital to grasp that they protect you from the negative effects of oxygen. Breathing sustains life but also produces free radicals that attack stable molecules in your body. This can create a chain of imbalance and the spread of cellular damage fromContinue reading “Four things you should understand about antioxidants”

Sleep for Your Microbiome

It is entirely possible that stress gets between your sleep patterns and the health of your microbiome. If the bacterial balance in your gut is off, your response to stress can be off as well, keeping you tossing and turning during the night. And lack of sleep can alter the diversity of bacteria and negativelyContinue reading “Sleep for Your Microbiome”

March On with BarleyLife

March 20 is a turning point. In the Northern Hemi­sphere, the date officially marks winter turning into spring. The return of green marks the former winter landscape with new leafy growth and the promise of fresh greens from gardens and farms. Three days before the first day of spring is green-themed St. Patrick’s Day. MarchContinue reading “March On with BarleyLife”

It’s All About Nutrition

Looking at Health Awareness Calendars for 2019, it’s interesting to note that March stands out as Nutrition Month in the United States and Canada. It’s especially interesting for The AIM Companies™, given that this Member-driven organization is in the business of sharing “Nutrition that works!” It’s a simple yet significant catch-phrase that reflects the importanceContinue reading “It’s All About Nutrition”