The Nature of Inflammation

There’s a theory that chronic inflammation is at the core of disease, including those that are non-infectious. Even with this realization, inflammation is usually treated after the fact. In other words, once an inflammatory condition has been identified, only then is something done to alleviate the inflammation. Testing for inflammation usually involves measuring the presenceContinue reading “The Nature of Inflammation”

The AIM Commitment to High-Quality Ingredients

AIM has been committed to high-quality ingredients ever since 1982, when the uniquely rich source of nutrients found in young barley grass was made available. That’s when the AIM commitment began, and it continues to this very day. You don’t have to look far into the AIM lineup to find examples. The following represent aContinue reading “The AIM Commitment to High-Quality Ingredients”

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”

The Internal Time Clock

Have you ever wondered what humans did before the external telling of time and the gadgets that followed: sundials, clocks, watches, iPhones, etc. When considering the circadian clock and its rhythm of time is built into every cell and organ in our bodies, it’s as though technology has been trying to catch up to whatContinue reading “The Internal Time Clock”

The Need for Enzymes

One of the most recently rebranded supplements in the USA is PrepZymes, a dietary supplement that supports digestive health. Its combination of nine cultured enzymes, alpine wild garlic and papaya puts the “prep” in PrepZymes, preparing effective backup for your body’s own supply of beneficial enzymes. “Each one of us is given a limited supplyContinue reading “The Need for Enzymes”

The Fiber Connection to Weight Loss

Going on the latest diet usually ends in failure. As for all the exercise options, research shows that it can lead to disappointment in regard to how little weight is actually lost. A 2012 study published in Obesity Reviews revealed that “weight loss resulting from an exercise intervention tends to be lower than predicted.” IfContinue reading “The Fiber Connection to Weight Loss”

The Benefits of Folate

It’s a fact that folate is important for women before, during and after pregnancy. An increased intake of this B vitamin helps to prevent birth defects, fuel rapid growth and fortify breast milk. Recent research indicates that folate for fathers-to-be is important as well. A study published in 2019 examined the data collected on 108Continue reading “The Benefits of Folate”