Nutritional Strides with AIM

Recently, two of our Australian contingency undertook foot odysseys. Star Sapphire Director and Naturopath Nikola Wilkie marched beachside next to thunderous waves down the coast of western Victoria, Australia, and AIM Australian General Manager, Melinda Lewis walked through the Southern Alps, and both were powered by AIM products. Nikola’s Journey I walked 115km (71 miles) of the Great Ocean Walk along the coast lineContinue reading “Nutritional Strides with AIM”

Vitamin A Helps Move Immune Cells to the Gut

You may have heard that seventy percent of your immune system is in your gut.  That’s a neat, simple and surprisingly true claim, but why is seventy percent of the immune system located there?  Is it because of the large amount of symbiotic gut flora that calls your stomach home? Well, partly, but it seems that it’sContinue reading “Vitamin A Helps Move Immune Cells to the Gut”

AIM Products and Whole Body Nutrition: A Brief Overview

Whole Body Nutrition Food choices are the most important element of a healthy lifestyle.  A diet rich in whole-foods, in fresh foods, in real foods can impact our lives more than almost anything else. The problem is, most of us are eating processed foods, sweetened foods or foods loaded with artificial flavors and chemicals. ItContinue reading “AIM Products and Whole Body Nutrition: A Brief Overview”

Carotenoids Linked to Lower Breast Cancer Risk and Recurrence

The next time you’re at the supermarket, you may want to spend a bit more time browsing the produce section. A new long-term study published in the American Journal  of Clinical Nutrition found that high concentrations of  carotenoids in the blood, specifically beta and alpha carotene and lycopene, were linked to an 18-28% reduction in breast cancer risk.Continue reading “Carotenoids Linked to Lower Breast Cancer Risk and Recurrence”

Vitamin A: What It Can Do For You

Vitamin A kicks off the alphabet of vitaminery with a bang. If you’re a carrot (203% of vitamin A per serving) fan, you know that vitamin A is the good-vision vitamin. That’s because it helps protect the cornea and has been linked to preventing, impairing or reducing several eye-related health concerns: dry eye, superior limbicContinue reading “Vitamin A: What It Can Do For You”

Vitamin A Deficiency May Play Huge Role in Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes has been called the scourge of the American public because nearly ten percent of the population suffers from it. That’s one million people altogether. It’s the seventh leading cause of death, and there is no cure. A recent study at Weill Cornell Medical College may shed some new light on this problem.  Scientists there lookedContinue reading “Vitamin A Deficiency May Play Huge Role in Type 2 Diabetes”