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The Path to Health and Wealth is Colored Green

Jackson and Juliet Ger are testimony to the message of health and wealth.

Juliet remembers some twenty years ago when she and husband Jackson began their rise to Chairman's Club.

To help with some health challenges, they joined AIM in July 1989. Five months later they were Directors. Within that year, they were wearing Star Sapphire, Royal Emerald, and Blue Diamond pins.

In October 1991 they were inducted into AIM’s Chairman's Club, the company’s highest level of financial achievement.

Here is their AIM story. Jackson particularly was battling some health issues. One son experienced terrible allergies each spring, while another son had acne issues. Juliet found herself fatigued from her graveyard shift at the bank.

But the shocker for her came when her sister from Virginia visited them in Texas.

"I remember Jackson asked her to take care of me and our children if something happened to him. I was stunned by his request and shocked into action."

Jackson was working l…

Strengthen Your Immune System This Winter

When cold and flu season hits, will you be ready?

The 2010 cold and flu season could go down as one of the worst in recent history. In addition to the seasonal flu, there is a new threat making waves this winter: the H1N1 virus. Classified by the World Health Organization as a pandemic, H1N1 has spread across the globe and has been traced to numerous deaths, mostly among those afflicted whose health was already compromised.

A healthy immune system is one of the best responses to a dastardly flu season and nutritional products from The AIM Companies™ are up to the task.

Antioxidants are a key defense against free radicals, the unstable oxygen molecules associated with most diseases and the major cause of damage to body tissue, genetic material and cell membranes.

Free radicals are the forceful bullies of the body, pressuring other molecules into joining their destructive gang. Antioxidants are the peace keepers - the good guys - that disarm free radicals and turn them into productive molec…

Starchy Foods

Starchy foods are difficult for your body to digest, slow down your metabolism, give you a feeling of tiredness and make your body retain water.

Starchy foods also make your body secrete serotonin, chemical that makes you feel drowsy and lethargic. It makes your thinking cloudy and foggy.

Start Today

"When it comes to eating right and exercising, there is no "I'll start tomorrow." Tomorrow is disease." - V.L. Allineare

Fruits and Veggies Lacking in Teen Diets

Teenage nutrition gets a failing grade according to findings from the CDC. Their research shows nine out of ten teens are not eating the daily recommended servings of fruits and vegetables.

One possible reason is parents are doing a poor job of setting a good example. The CDC's adult survey showed only 27 percent get the recommended three servings of vegetables per day and 33 percent get the two servings of fruit.

Is The Internet The New Scapegoat for Obesity?

Is surfing the web to blame for obesity?

A new study points the finger for overweight risk squarely at the computer monitor.

According to published findings in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, people who spend more time in front of the computer have an increased risk of obesity - even if those people believe they get enough exercise.

Australian researchers found that frequent Internet users were 2.5 times more likely to be obese than those who didn't log on at all. Researchers' advice on the best way to minimize the effects of marathon web sessions? Limit other sedentary activities.

Reprogram Your Genes

"It takes about three weeks of steady low carb eating to 'reprogram' the genes to preferentially burn body fat. When that happens, hunger subsides and energy stays even and balanced." - Mark Sisson

Dangers of Hidden Fat: Normal Weight Obesity

Can you be a normal weight, yet fat at the same time?

According to this article in the Wall Street Journal, the scale can indeed lie.
"A report from The Mayo Clinic suggests that fat in your body can get you and your heart into trouble, even if you don't look fat and if the scale tells you you're healthy."I bet you already know the answer to reducing unhealthy body fat: Eat healthy and exercise.