Beet Yourself Up
Aug06

Beet Yourself Up

Botanically known as Beta vulgaris, the beet evolved from their wild ancestor known as sea beet, which is native to the coast of Europe, Northern Africa, and Southern Asia.  The root was carrot shaped and during early times the beet greens were eaten rather than the roots. The ancient Romans were mostly interested in beets for medicine, however they are believed to be one of the first civilizations to cultivate beetroot for food.  The...

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Free Health Magazine
Jul03

Free Health Magazine

Each month The AIM Companies™ sends out publications featuring health information, product testimonies, and business-building tips. AIM’s Living Well magazine and Health Headlines newspaper are free resources for AIM Members and educational tools for the public. Click here for the latest issue and to view past issues. Enjoy! Interested in becoming an AIM Member and taking control of your future? Click here to learn about AIM...

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Heat Stroke – Are You At Risk?
Jun15

Heat Stroke – Are You At Risk?

You’ve been out in the sun all day and you suddenly feel lightheaded and confused, you’re having difficulty breathing and you feel sick.  Is it heat stroke? Heat stroke occurs when the body’s mechanisms for controlling temperature fail. Also known as sunstroke, it is a life-threatening condition and needs immediate medical attention. Treatment usually requires rapid physical cooling of the body.   What causes heat stroke?...

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Say NO To GMO
Jun14

Say NO To GMO

Although we don’t hear much about it in the news these days, the GMO debate is still a hot topic between farmers, scientists, and health conscious consumers. Some experts agree they’re an inexpensive and healthy way to put dinner on your table, but much debate still goes on whether genetically modified foods (or organisms) can damage our health. We’re beginning to learn as much as 80% of all packaged foods contain GMOs (genetically...

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Berry Good For You
May26

Berry Good For You

From crimson colored cranberries, to ruby red strawberries, to midnight blue blueberries these tiny fruit are rich in powerful disease-fighting antioxidants.  They’re candy for your taste buds, and inside every juicy berry are beneficial plant-based compounds such as quercetin, kaempferol and anthocyanins.  (Anthocyanins give berries their brilliant red and blue hues).  These compounds act as antioxidants and studies show by adding...

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Three Must Have Smoothies For Summer
May24

Three Must Have Smoothies For Summer

  Smoothies are a simple way to increase your daily servings of fruits and vegetables.  And by including a whole food concentrate such as AIM BarleyLife or CoCoa LeafGreens you know you’re getting the added nutrition your body craves. “What a great way to kick-start your day or enjoy as a healthy snack on your patio or by the pool. Delicious and nutritious!”     Berry Green Smoothie 1 ripe banana 2 handfuls...

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