Childhood WEIGHT Issues

It’s a sad fact of modern life that so many children around the world are facing a health problem that is largely preventable: being overweight (having extra body fat) or obese (having too much body fat). The World Health Organization (WHO) presents some alarming statistics on the number of children who are affected by excessContinue reading “Childhood WEIGHT Issues”

Large Scale Study: “Protein Keeps You Full”

Most of you have heard by now that protein increases feelings of fullness.  This is due to a number of small, insular studies. However, this premise had never been tested on a larger,  more diverse set of populations.  Researchers decided to combine all the information from the previous studies to try and conclusively prove this effect. TheirContinue reading “Large Scale Study: “Protein Keeps You Full””

Diet Low in Soluble Fiber Linked to Weight Gain

Calories from high-fiber foods have been called “smart calories” because high-fiber foods such as vegetables, fruits and whole grains tend to be healthier and because fiber fills you up and keeps you feeling full.  Likely due to those reasons, a recent study has shown that a high-fiber diet is almost as effective as a calorie-restrictive oneContinue reading “Diet Low in Soluble Fiber Linked to Weight Gain”

Healthy Digestive System Equals Weight Loss

AIM FloraFood® contains three essential, friendly bacteria that support a healthy intestinal tract and a well-functioning digestive system. Did you know friendly bacteria can also benefit weight loss? It’s almost too good to be true. Not only do the friendly bacteria in FloraFood carry the benefits of a well-balanced digestive tract, they also may have positive influences onContinue reading “Healthy Digestive System Equals Weight Loss”

Discipline Leads to Weight Loss

Even the simplest weight loss plans are possible with desire and determination. With her husband facing heart health challenges, AIM Director Masako Moriyama from Abbotsford, British Columbia, got serious about altering their diet— removing processed foods and unwholesome grains and sugars and replacing them with fruits, vegetables, and AIM nutrition. This simple change in diet was the impetus for getting their healthContinue reading “Discipline Leads to Weight Loss”