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Living Well An AIM Partners magazine for Members

Million Dollar Club Inductees

Rebecca and Newman Liu

Toni Lund

July-August 2008


executive message

AIM Partners Living Well

executive Start planning today for tomorrow A few hundred dollars per month doesn’t sound like much unless you really need it and don’t have it. If you pay attention to current economics, the price of most everything is heading north, not south. Even here at AIM, we know the feeling. We have had more price increases from vendors and suppliers in the past few months than we had in the previous few years. The key to some personal security from economic challenges is to turn as many hours of the day as possible into income production. But there is a limit to how many hours you can labor and still have a life. However, how about picking up some added income while you sleep or while you are doing your own job? In other words, someone else’s hours subsidizing your income. Welcome to network marketing. Network marketing companies tend to grow during tougher times because people recognize their disposable income is limited and their options for investing it and growing it are limited. They need an affordable opportunity; that is, something to invest in with a low upfront cost and some potential for a payback based on attracting others to the same idea. Plus, you are your own boss in network marketing. You can’t be laid off or downsized, unless you do it to yourself. For 26 years The AIM Companies™ has been spreading the dual message of health and wealth. There are some AIM Members who have made the company’s products and compensation plan their life’s work. And they have plenty to show for it. But more typically, AIM members view the company as part-time. They only have so many extra hours to dedicate to the company. For many, it is only a few hundred dollars or so per month … but wouldn’t you like to have even that amount above what you now earn monthly. Whatever amount of income you now receive from AIM, calculate the effort that went into it and do it again. It is a small investment for the peace of mind involved in having more control over your standard of living. Take steps now to level out the next economic blip in your life. You are your own best safety net. AIM’s compensation plan is not about getting rich quick. It is about a few hours here, a few hours there each week to allow you the means to purchase the products and make some extra income. Start today for tomorrow. If you wait until tomorrow, it is already the next day and you have nothing to show for it.

Ron Wright chief executive officer, president, and co-owner

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Dennis Itami senior vice president and co-owner

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Rick Coffman vice president of U.S. and international operations

Published by AIM International, Inc. Communications Department editor/layout/graphics. . . . Kathy Elson associate editor/writer . . . Rick Coffman contributing writers. . . . . . Stacey Aparicio Blake Bowyer Frank Burke Judy Clover Address correspondence to: Editor, AIM Partners 3923 E. Flamingo Ave. Nampa, ID 83687-3100 – or – e-mail to: partners@aimintl.com

www.theaimcompanies.com The mission of The AIM Companies™ is to improve the quality and productivity of people’s lives by promoting the Healthy Cell Concept ® and the highest principles of free enterprise. The purpose of AIM Partners Living Well is to communicate vital information to our Members and to build a strong relationship with them through education, motivation, and recognition. AIM products cannot be sold or advertised as cures or treatments for any disease. Our products are intended to improve the nutritional profile of the individuals who use them. Federal regulations in many countries prohibit making any claims that products are used in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease. AIM Partners Living Well is written in compliance with U.S. requirements, which may not be suitable for marketing AIM products outside of the United States. We ask that you be aware of and respect the requirements of your country in marketing AIM products. Articles are for information only. Con­ sult a professional for advice on your specific situation. ©2008 AIM International, Inc. AIM Members are hereby granted permission to reproduce any article that appears in AIM Partners Living Well, provided the article is reprinted in its entirety and the reprint bears the following notice: “Reprinted with permission of AIM International, Inc., Nampa, Idaho.” Printed in the USA All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


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HOW TO REACH US

Vol. 1, No. 4

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July-August ‘08

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on the cover AIM turns over a new leaf in nutrition with LeafGreens ™, unleashing the power of bean, pea, spinach, and barley leaves.

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Product feature: LeafGreens™ – AIM turns over a new leaf in nutrition 6 Million Dollar Club: Rebecca and Newman Liu – You can learn a lot from your father 8 Million Dollar Club: Toni Lund – It really isn’t a job if you enjoy what you do 9 Understanding the development of multi-leaf product: LeafGreens™ 10 Product feature: Boost their back-to-school immune system 12 Member feature: Yoli Huron – She was sent home to die … eleven years ago 15 How to use the AIM products 19 Sales tools: AIM audios and videos keep you in the know 21 2009 Convention: Viva Loews Lake Las Vegas Resort 22 Business-builder: Mary Teeter – How will they know about AIM if you don’t tell them? 24 AIM corner: It really is about helping others 26 2008 North American Contest: It’s in the Cards 28 Member feature: The Shaws are not your typical AIM family nutrition opportunity success / theaimcompanies.com

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Leaf Greens AIM

AIM turns over a new leaf in nutrition

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n the health industry, the old axiom often holds true: The more things change, the more they stay the same. That is, nearly every week a new cure-all is introduced to the market with great fanfare and hyperbole. These magic potions don’t usually last too long; their popularity sinks to the point of never being seen again, eventually finding themselves among a landfill of “the next best things.” The AIM Companies™ has been in the business of improving the quality of lives for more than 26 years. AIM products have demonstrated safe, effective results for nearly three decades and the line continues to grow every year. While misleading claims of how a product can improve your health will come and go, AIM isn’t interested in participating. AIM develops quality products that are consistent with current research, scientific data, and its Members’ health in mind. This year, AIM is proud to introduce a one-of-a-kind product with those values at the forefront: AIM LeafGreens™. AIM LeafGreens™ is the result of innovative product development and cutting-edge technology. Its formula is unlike any other whole-food concentrate found on the market. AIM LeafGreens™ is a blend of four nutrient-dense leaves manufactured through ultracold filtration, a process exclusive to AIM. While other health food companies are searching for one product to rule them all, AIM gives you AIM LeafGreens™, one product that gives you more than enough to rave about. Before finalizing the AIM ™ LeafGreens formula, each type of leaf was evaluated for its specific nutritional values:

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n Spinach leaves are high in iron, vitamins A and E, and lutein, which protects against macular degeneration that affects the eyes of 1.2 million Americans over the age of 65. n Pea leaves contain tyramine, a derivative of the amino acid tyrosine, which can increase the release of the neurotransmitters dopamine, epinephrine, and norepinephrine. n The levodopa (L-dopa) found in faba bean leaves can help control the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. L-dopa and the amino acid tyrosine are also important co-factors in producing the protective melanin pigment in our skin. n And last, but definitively not least, is the barley leaf. Naturally high in protein, vitamin K, minerals, chlorophyll, enzymes, antioxidants, amino acids, and phytochemicals, the barley leaves have health benefits that cannot be improved upon. However, AIM has combined them with the three aforementioned leaf sources to create a one-of-a-kind leaf juice concentrate. An amazing 44 pounds of leaves go into a single pound of AIM LeafGreens™. More leaves, more nutrition. Even better, the carefully selected variety of leaves in AIM LeafGreens™ creates a mild, pleasant taste with a rich, dark green color. An added hint of natural citrus creates a unique flavor. To complete the product’s health benefits, AIM LeafGreens™ taps into the natural abundance of protein from leaf sources. The products derived from plants – such as soy, hemp or grains – take their protein from the seed. This protein supplement dilemma has changed forever and for the better with the introduction of AIM LeafGreens™ – the only protein that comes entirely from leaves. Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins. Of the 20 amino acids necessary for proteins, eight are essential


to adults because, unlike plants, human beings do not have the entire spectrum of enzymes needed for the biosynthesis of the essential eight. Based on the profiles of spinach, pea, bean, and barley leaves, each different component provides certain amino acids that the others lack. The result is a more complete protein containing all the amino acids and more. For example: n Chlorophyll, a potent phytonutrient. The nutrient is fatsoluble, absorbed easily, a natural body builder, heals wounds by stimulating repair of damaged tissue, inhibits growth of bacteria, and has antioxidant and anti-cancer attributes. n Vitamins A, B, E, and K – all plant-based, which makes them bioavailable (easy to absorb) unlike synthetic multi-vitamins. Based on a 2,000-calorie diet, each 6-gram serving of AIM LeafGreens™ provides 70 percent of the faba bean daily value of vitamin leaf A and 508 percent of spinach leaf vitamin K. Vitamin A is necessary for the maintenance and repair of skin and mucous membranes, enhances immunity, and helps prevent eye problems. Vitamin K is essential for bone formation and repair. Vitamin K-dependent proteins are necessary for blood coagulation, and the nutrient also promotes healthy liver function. n High value percent RDI of minerals: iron (84 percent) – the primary component of blood, iron is essential for many enzymes, important for growth, and required for a healthy immune system and energy production. Other values include chromium (26 percent), manganese (14 percent), calcium (6 percent), and magnesium (4 percent). To give you an idea of how the nutrient-dense sources of leaves hold up with other foods, AIM has compared certain values of AIM LeafGreens™ with the vitamins and minerals found in popular vegetables. Two teaspoons of AIM LeafGreens™ has more:

* iron than 18 servings of spinach or 44 servings of broccoli. * folic acid than nearly four servings of peas. * riboflavin than a plate of romaine lettuce (two cups). * beta carotene than in 12 servings of broccoli or 16 servings of zucchini. * vitamin K than 14 servings of asparagus or 50 servings of peas. AIM LeafGreens™ also leads the way in supporting your health with antioxidants. Though oxidation is an integral function in your body, a negative altering of molecular structure from oxidation has a harmful effect on it. Antioxidants combat free radical formation that leads to chain reactions of cellular damage and disease. AIM uses ORAC (oxygen radical absorbance capacity), a highly recognized method of measuring the antioxidant capacity of foods. One of the highest ORAC valfield pea ues is found in the fruit leaf of the acai palm tree – 185 µmoleTE/g. Wild blueberries barley rated 92.6 µmoleTE/g. AIM leaf LeafGreens™ measured higher than all three examples at 247 µmoleTE/g. In other words, there are more antioxidants than even those foods thought to provide superior antioxidant protection. The key to creating this unique product requires the combination of nature and technology. AIM LeafGreens™ combines four types of leaves containing proteins, vitamins, minerals, chlorophyll, enzymes, phytochemicals, amino acids, and antioxidants. Using ultra-cold filtration, water forces the unwanted/ undesirable components, such as salt and sugar, through a semi-permeable membrane and separates them from the remaining rich nutrients. AIM is the only company currently utilizing this unique process. AIM LeafGreens™ is an innovative product in terms of both biology and technology, Turn over a new leaf in your life by adding AIM LeafGreens™ to your diet and experience the health and wellness you deserve. nutrition opportunity success / theaimcompanies.com

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member recognition

You can learn a lot from your father

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ebecca Liu was 12 years old. She did not know it at the time but watching her father work in his garden in Taiwan would turn out to be a lifechanging event. “I observed my father planting wheat grass in our garden,” she recalls. “I remember the benefit my father received from juicing the grass. After I immigrated to the United States, I was introduced to AIM’s green barley juice by an AIM Member, Mary Lee. I did not hesitate to try the juice and I became an AIM Member right away.” The lesson about the value of juicing grass did not fall far from the tree – like father, like daughter. At this year’s AIM convention in Norfolk, Virginia, Rebecca and Newman Liu were recognized for becoming members of the Million Dollar Club. It is considered a real milestone in the company for a membership to realize $1 million in commissions. “It just happened,” says Rebecca of the accomplishment. “We place God first in our daily life, family second, and career third.” A common thread of successful AIM Members is a desire to help others, and along the way many memberships reap some financial rewards as well. For Rebecca and Newman, “we keep love in our hearts to give to other people.” No doubt that unselfish view has rewarded them with knowing they have aided in the health of others as well as benefiting financially. Rebecca would like the recognition that comes from being a member of the Million Dollar Club to catalyze her sons, ages 24 and 27, to follow in their parents’ steps. “I want to teach my sons about AIM’s mission and AIM’s products. I want our AIM business to become

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our family mission to teach others to eat well and have health from generation to generation.” The Liu’s live in Irvine, California, in a most unique setting. They reside on the campus of Concordia University, a private Christian college. The college allows such an arrangement even though neither Rebecca nor Newman are faculty or staff. Rebecca feels blessed because “we get to enjoy the whole school facility and the beautiful campus.” Rebecca has a bachelor’s degree in English, Newman has a master’s degree in computer science. Both have earned certifications as biofeedback technicians. But their business life is really about nutritional health, says Rebecca. “AIM guided me into the field of nutritional health. New nutraceutical blends of natural ingredients function like medicine. AIM’s products have a nutraceutical ability to help prevent diseases and help heal diseases.” While the Liu’s count faith as their first priority, they do not hesitate to say a kind word about AIM’s owners. “Newman and I were once guests of Ron and Opal Wright for eight days,” says Rebecca. “They treated us just like their own family.” Of the other co-owners of the company, Dennis and Kay Itami, Rebecca says she and Newman are “touched by the testimonies about their faith. They give their love to the AIM family. We are all brothers and sisters in this big AIM family.” “Love God and love others,” Rebecca advises. If you do so, “you will have faith to face your daily challenges.”


Stay focused They’ve got enough to worry about with calculus, chemistry, and physics. Keep them healthy and focused with AIM’s convenient single servings of Peak Endurance, BarleyLife, and Herbal Fiberblend.

• Peak Endurance: energizes physical and mental performance.

• Herbal Fiberblend: eliminates toxins from the body when their diet isn’t always what it should be.

• BarleyLife and BarleyLife Xtra: keeps them healthy and in the classroom with daily nutrition, anti-inflammatory, and immune system support.

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member recognition

It really isn’t a job

if you enjoy what you do

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t wasn’t a goal of Toni Lund to reach AIM’s Million Dollar Club. “It just happened,” she says. “Money has never been my goal. It is a nice reward though.” A nice reward for more than 20 years with AIM, a further recognition for someone who is a Chairman’s Club Director, plus an added bonus of getting to work with her mother, Teresa Schumacher, also an AIM Chairman’s Club Director and the formulator of AIM Herbal Fiberblend®. And the income gives her the opportunity to fulfill a dream of hers. “I have a goal to visit every LDS Temple in the United States. Presently there are 63 Temples and I have been to 28 of them, plus one in South Korea, and two in Hawaii.” Not every AIM Member counts his or her AIM business as a primary occupation. Toni does. “Why would I want anything else when I have the best job in the world. I share the AIM products with others and help to improve the quality of their lives. It can’t get any better than that.” While Teresa was developing the formula that became AIM Herbal Fiberblend® and launched it with AIM, Toni admits she was not a proponent of network marketing,

Toni’s family

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“but I could see how it would be the best way to share AIM Herbal Fiberblend® with many people quickly. AIM and network marketing have proven to be a blessing in my life. I have made them my career.” In fact, she and her mother collaborated on a book about the product, Cleansing the Body and the Colon for a Happier and Healthier You. AIM BarleyLife ® and AIM Herbal Fiberblend® are the company’s primary products. Toni is a great believer in both of them. She credits AIM BarleyLife ® with helping rid her of arthritis pain and relieving fibromyalgia symptoms. “If I don’t take my AIM BarleyLife ® , I will have a flare-up.” Prior to her mother developing the AIM Herbal Fiberblend® formula in 1988, Toni suffered from a severe case of hemorrhoids. She says she was in “excruciating pain, but once I began using AIM Herbal Fiberblend® I have never had another problem.” Toni is so enamored of the AIM products that she recently took a self-described “leap of faith. I canceled my health insurance. I have never used it and it is getting more expensive as I get older. I am betting on the AIM products to keep me healthy.” In addition to the barley and the fiber products, she takes the AIM Garden Trio ® , AIM Proancynol® 2000, AIM Composure ® , AIM Para 90 ®, AIM Herbal Release ® , AIM Renewed Balance ® , AIM CellSparc 360 ®, AIM GinkgoSense™, AIM FloraFood®, and AIM GlucoChrom™. Mother of five children and grandmother to 13, Toni lives in St. George, Utah, a city of 100,000. Summers are hot, winters are mild. “If you can’t take the heat, get out,” she says. Toni was honored as a Million Dollar Club inductee at the June convention in Norfolk. The convention, she says, “is like a family reunion. I get to see old friends and meet new ones. I won’t retire from AIM. When you enjoy what you do, it is not work.”


living well

STEPS TO LIVING WELL:

Understanding the development of multi-leaf product: AIM LeafGreens™ “I certainly didn’t plan to revolutionize all medicine by discovering the world’s first antibiotic, or bacteria killer. But I guess that was exactly what I did,” said Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of penicillin. Those kinds of accidents happen all the time. You start out with one thing in mind, and something else – often better – pops up instead. The Internet, to cite another example, began as a method to communicate sensitive defense matters without fear of interception by the enemy. That idea has evolved into a revolutionary means of mass communication. To bring this home to AIM Members, our company has long been interested in developing a plant-based protein product to address the deficiencies in our aging population. At first, soy, rice, pea, and hemp appeared to be the logical sources, We later determined that these proteins are produced from the plant seed, bean, or grain and are typically deficient in two amino acids, lysine and methionine. AIM’s barley products have always been harvested before the development of grain to ensure a superior nutrient-dense juice powder so we decided to take the same approach to create a superior plant protein. We also discovered that most protein concentrates and isolates were manufactured with harsh acid and base chemicals that result in denatured or degraded proteins. We chose ultra-cold filtration as the least damaging, nonchemical, and cold process to preserve the proteins, amino acids, and enzymes in AIM LeafGreens™. Along the way in attempting to develop a product rich in plant-based protein, we discovered that our process would allow us to concentrate leaves by 44 times and protein content by nearly three times. The result, just to cite a couple of examples: AIM LeafGreens™ contains 28 times the iron found in a competitor’s product and 18 times that found in a serving of spinach. The vitamin A content of

AIM LeafGreens™ is more than Ryan Davis AIM Quality Assurance three times the amount found in Manager another competitor’s product and B Sc in Biology is equal to about 12 servings of broccoli. All this with only one 6-gram serving a day of AIM LeafGreens™. We initially chose faba beans and field peas for their ability to maintain nitrogen levels in the soil between the barley and spinach crops in AIM LeafGreens™. Subsequently, we discovered that faba bean, pea, and spinach plants are all excellent sources of the powerful flavonoids, quercetin and kaempferol. Quercetin is an anti-inflammatory and is typically paired with comparable ingredients like bromelain in health food stores. Kaempferol prevents the oxidation of LDL cholesterol, resulting in the reduction of arterial plaques, which lead to arteriosclerosis. ORAC, or Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity, is a way to measure the total antioxidant activity of a food. Exotic juices like xango, mangosteen, acai, and goji have adopted the ORAC test as a measure of how to compare antioxidants. Although the ORAC results are reported by laboratories per gram, most of the juice products report their results per serving, bottle, or even liter to get the highest ORAC score to compete with the competition. Typical juices report impressive ORAC scores of 30,000 umole TE/liter which equates to 22,500 umole TE/750 mL bottle. AIM LeafGreens™ contains 247 umole TE/gram or 56,316 umole TE/228 gram bottle. In simple terms, AIM LeafGreens™ will supply more than twice the ORAC content of a typical bottle of exotic juice. AIM LeafGreens™ began as a way to produce a plantbased protein product. It is now much more. There is nothing like it on the market, nothing like it ever before in AIM’s product selection. nutrition opportunity success / theaimcompanies.com

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main feature

Boost their

back-to-school

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all is still a few months away. And with fall comes back-to-school time, bringing challenges for both kids and adults. Whether it’s academic responsibilities, social stresses, fighting germs, or getting proper nutrition, the school year can be hard on kids, parents, and teachers. AIM offers exceptional products to help you and your family rise to the challenge. If the brain has the nutrition it craves, its ability to learn and retain information is astounding. With a balanced supply of vitamins and minerals daily, thought processes unfold easier and creativity flows. Antioxidants help protect the brain and the body from free radical damage. Enzymes are responsible for kick-starting countless essential chemical reactions, and amino acids are required for continual cell regeneration. All of these can make a difference in how a student of any age performs in school. BarleyLife and LeafGreens are two foods that can enhance brain and body activity. A serving of these premium juice powders provides a full spectrum of naturally occurring nutrients including potassium, magnesium, calcium, sodium, phosphorus, plus many trace minerals. Kids need minerals to help neurons fire effectively and maximize their

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thinking potential. They also need minerals to fuel their activities, whether it is running around on the playground, physical education, or extra-curricular activities. One trace mineral, chromium, helps balance blood sugar levels, and we all think best when our blood sugar is on an even keel. Another key nutrient is chlorophyll, the lifeblood of the plant, since it helps promote the natural blood-cleansing functions of the body, protects and supports healthy cells, and promotes a strong immune response. Then there are the B vitamins for neurological function, mood, and memory, and vitamin C for supporting the adrenal glands. With its fresh cherry-apple flavor and excellent vitamin C content, BarleyLife Xtra is a great choice for kids of all ages. Available in convenient “Nutrition-on-the-Go” single serving packets, add one daily to your child’s backpack for a mid-day energizer that will get him or her through a busy day with flying colors. Just as the end of summer signals the start of school, it also ushers in the cold and flu season. AIM’s immune system supporting products can help minimize downtime and misery.


Because kids tend to share everything, a trip to the doctor and a prescription antibiotic may be required. Within days, the child’s health improves as the antibiotic kills off the illness-causing bacteria. Unfortunately the antibiotic can also destroy the thousands of good bacteria necessary for digestion, causing diarrhea, gas, bloating, and even bad breath. Helping your child’s body rebuild and maintain the important balance between good and bad bacteria is a key component to health. FloraFood contains three kinds of probiotics – L. acidophilus, B. bifidum, and B. longum. Acidophilus works in the small intestine and the bifidobacterium work in the colon. These “friendly” bacteria are important for helping the body synthesize important vitamins, nutrients, and enzymes.

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atthew Day, 16, Peyton, Colorado, understands firsthand the value of AIM’s products to prevent ailments before they begin and to quicken recovery when a problem occurs: “My family started using AIM barley juice powder when I was age 1, so I don’t ever remember not taking it. We started using FloraFood when I was about 10 because my mom thought it would work well, along with the barley juice, to help keep us kids from getting sick. I basically took these two products when I was younger because I was told to. But now that I’m older, I see the difference between us and other kids, as far as how often they get sick and we don’t, and I want to take both these products. Seems like other kids are always getting sick, and we rarely do. If we do get sick, we get over it in a fraction of the time that it takes other kids to get over these illnesses. I’m too busy to get sick, so every morning I take my BarleyLife and my FloraFood.” Antioxidants help protect growing bodies against the harmful effects of free radicals caused by pollutants, sunlight, and even exercise. But sometimes the body becomes taxed to the point that it is no longer able to produce sufficient antioxidants, causing natural defenses to be compromised. That’s why kids and adults can benefit from the combination of seven antioxidants in Proancynol 2000. Packaged in convenient and easy-to-take softgel capsules, Proancynol 2000 is a powerful immune system booster for all the different organs and cells in the body. The components actually work synergistically to recycle their antioxidant potential, which provides for enhanced effects against free radicals.

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n understandable action if a child is ill is to take him to a healthcare professional for treatment and medication. That is exactly what Gary and Debra Pugh did with their son but with less than splendid results. Enter the AIM products. Debra Pugh, AIM Director, Abernathy, Texas: “Ty had his first asthma attack when he was only age 2. After several days in the hospital, we went home with lots of medication and a nebulizer for treatments. Over the years, we experimented with several different kinds of medications, but some would make him hyper and others would make him lethargic. By the time he was in the third grade, he was having an asthma attack every three weeks and each attack would last for three days. He was also having problems with eczema. After giving Tyler BarleyLife, FloraFood, Proancynol 2000, and AIMega, the eczema and asthma disappeared. He is no longer on medication. Ty loves to play basketball and the AIM products allow him to play an entire game without using his inhaler. He also loves to golf, hunt, and fish. The AIM products allow him to be able to enjoy the outdoors without medication.” A study found that children taking just a half teaspoon of flax oil a day experienced fewer and less severe respiratory infections and fewer days of being absent from school. The reason? Omega-3, -6, and -9 essential fatty acids. In addition to having powerful anti-inflammatory benefits, omega-3 fatty acids act as immune boosters by increasing the activity of phagocytes, the white blood cells that eat up bacteria. Essential fatty acids also protect the body against damage from over-reactions to infection. AIMega is an organic seed oil blend that delivers a healthful balance of omega-3, -6, and -9 essential fatty acids, plus tocotrienol, a form of vitamin E that acts together with essential fatty acids to further boost the immune system. AIMega is conveniently packaged in gelatin capsules, ensuring freshness and ease-of-use. Just as the Pughs found relief for their son’s asthma by using the AIM products, so too did a family in Florida.

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ulie VanDeHey, AIM Director, Debary, Florida: “My son Cody has had severe asthma and problems with reading. Since he started taking AIMega along with Proancynol 2000, FloraFood, and BarleyLife, I’ve seen a huge change in his health and school performance. His school work has improved so much that his teacher is amazed.” nutrition opportunity success / theaimcompanies.com

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ne group of physicians sent her home to die. Another physician reviewed her medical records and can’t believe she didn’t die several years ago. Then there was a doctor who told her she had an inoperable heart condition and, literally, her days were numbered. Yoli Huron, a Star Sapphire Director from Texas, can identify with the famous quote by humorist Mark Twain in 1897 who awoke one morning to find his obituary mistakenly printed in a local paper. “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated,” he wrote to a friend. For her part, Yoli takes what life has given her, heart disease, and is thankful she can talk about it today. “Being a heart disease survivor for the past 11 years has been the most enjoyable and meaningful years of my life. I don’t take life for granted. I make sure that I tell anyone that comes as close as three-feet around me about my miracle and the AIM products.” Yoli’s belief in the AIM products was immediate. “The first time I drank the AIM Garden Trio ® it was obvious to me I had increased energy and improved health.” Today she uses four AIM products twice a day and another 12 products once a day. In addition, she uses AIM Para 90 ® two times per year, 90 days at a time.

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Her husband, Sil, also uses many AIM products, crediting them with lowering his blood pressure. For many people, climbing nine flights of stairs would result in a shortness of breath. For Yoli, who is the definition of energy and enthusiasm, climbing that many stairs was just something she did. Then came a bout with shortness of breath. With two family members already diagnosed with coronary artery disease, Yoli took no chances. It was off to see her doctor. It was not good news. She flunked a treadmill test, was advised to have emergency bypass surgery, and – for a memorable birthday – she had quadruple bypass surgery on her 50th birthday in 1997. She is not sure she would do it again if she had to do

“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” —Mark Twain, 1897, in response to his obituary mistakenly being printed in a local newspaper it over, but she only knew what the doctors were telling her – have the surgery or else. “I was not given enough information on the risks of surgery and I wasn’t properly informed about the likelihood of its success.” Still, she had the surgery and set about recovering. But it just didn’t go well. Within a few months all four bypasses were becoming blocked. Nothing can be done, she was told. She was sent home to die. Not without a fight, she told herself. But first, she and Sil fulfilled a commitment to do some church work in Mexico. She continues that effort to this day, traveling to Mexico several times a year to assist with health clinics established to care for the needs of people, many of whom don’t have electricity or running water in their homes. Yoli does everything from making sandwiches for the sometimes hundreds of volunteers who travel with her group to counseling locals on health and nutrition.


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Once she returned home, it was time to fight for her life. She began a six-day-a-week aerobic exercise program and immersed herself in a low fat, high fiber diet, supplemented with AIM products. “I survived and I thrived,” says Yoli. One of her physicians is Dr. Robert Dons, an endocrinologist in San Antonio. “I feel privileged to have assisted Yoli through her health crises,” he says. “I have encouraged her exercise program. As for her diet, it is all that it should be with less than four ounces of animal protein per day, avoidance of simple sugars, lots of high fiber healthy green vegetables and fruits. Of course, the AIM products have helped as well, giving her energy for the aerobic workouts as well as an extra measure of fiber.” In April 2008 Yoli underwent a stress test and ultrasound scan to check on the condition of her coronary arteries. “The results were normal and perfect,” reports Yoli. “My doctor told me she is amazed every time she reviews my medical records because, according to them, I should have died years ago. She said the most important thing is for me to continue living my life the way I’ve been doing the past few years in order to continue to maintain great health.” That is exactly what Yoli is doing. She wants to spend time with her husband of 40 years, their daughter, her daughter’s husband, and their two grandchildren. Plus there are those trips to Mexico, gardening, going on cruises, visiting zoos with her grandchildren, and enjoying art in museums. She does not have time to dwell on her medical past. “I keep myself busy always doing something or helping someone. Every morning I am very grateful and thankful to be alive, thanking God for another beautiful day.” She adds, “I take time to smell the roses,” something told to her by her father-in-law on his death bed. “I tell people to enjoy life one day at a time. Life is too short, take advantage of what you have and enjoy yourself with your family.” Her thoughts are never far from her dedication to the AIM products. “I want to help as many people as I can by giving hope for the miracle of life through healthy living and using our great AIM products. The AIM Companies™ is the best in the market today. We have high-quality whole food concentrates and supplements and we are committed to excellence.”

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Consider the benefits of these AIM products … BarleyLife ® n A University of California study says there is a possible link between a man’s intake of folate and sperm count. Researchers say they found an association between high folate intake and sperm count. That is, those men with a higher folate intake had healthier sperm than those with a lower intake. (AIM BarleyLife ® contains folate.)

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FloraFood® n Gastrointestinal problems are often caused by stress. But there is hope, based on a study in France that measured the rate of abdominal pain and nausea/vomiting in persons receiving probiotics compared to a group of persons who were given placebos. Those persons receiving the probiotics had “significantly reduced” levels of gastrointestinal problems compared to those who were not taking them. (AIM FloraFood® contains three powerful probiotics.)

n A study in Japan says that a feeling of fatigue and an extended recovery time following exercise can be reduced by taking coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) supplements. The level of the enzyme peaks at age 20 then begins to drop off. Supplementation activates the production of adenosine triphosphate (ATP), commonly referred to as the body’s energy currency. fitbits briefs … (AIM Cellsparc 360 ® contains CoQ10.) n As if there is not enough information available about the n Type-2 diabetics are known to have ravages of diabetes, research now indicates that type-2 an increased risk of heart disease. diabetes sufferers experience heightened lung deterioA study from Italy reports that daily ration as they age compared to people without type-2 vitamin E supplementation can reduce diabetes. Diabetes is already the leading causal factor in the risk of a diabetic falling victim to heart disease, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, and nonhardening of the arteries, a factor traumatic amputations. n As we age, what our bodies need and how much we need found in many heart disease patients. of it changes. You are not the same person at age 70 (AIM Cellsparc 360 ® contains vitamin E in the that you were at age 50 or at age 25. Same with your form of tocotrienols.) body. Tufts University in the United States has developed LeafGreens™ a food pyramid for people 70 years and above. It emphan Supplementing the diet of the elderly with a sizes the importance of fiber, calcium, vitamin D, vitamin full range of essential amino acids can increase B12, regular exercise, and fluids (water) intake. their lean body mass and improve n Not feeling so well-rested? Compared to just 20 years ago, an increasing number of American adults, some muscle mass, strength, and funcestimates run as high as 70 million, are getting no more tion, according to a study from than six hours of sleep per night. It is recommended that the University of Texas. adults get seven to nine hours of sleep per night, with kids ™ (AIM LeafGreens contains a needing more than that. For children, 10 hours of sleep variety of essential amino acids.) is recommended and not just for a more restful feeling in n Vitamin K, reports a study the morning. A study at the University of Michigan found from the Netherlands, plays that kids who don’t get enough sleep have a 60 percent a role in maintaining skin elasticity and, in greater chance of being obese by middle school than fact, may help the skin from aging and develthose who do get at least 10 hours of sleep per night. oping wrinkles, specifically for persons who n Want to increase your odds of accumulating belly fat? suffer from PXE, a condition of severe wrinThese are the Big 3 – lack of exercise, stress, and junk kling of the skin on the face and on the body. food. All contribute to the body producing neuropeptide, (AIM LeafGreens™ contains a high level of a hormone that plays a role in fat accumulation. vitamin K.)

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How to Use the AIM Products

Learn about the AIM product servings, mixing instructions, contraindications and other information in this convenient four-page chart. Nutritionists may have varying opinions as to serving size, frequency, and methods of using products. When you take an AIM product or when you mix it with water, we recommend that you use distilled water, reverseosmosis water, or filtered water. After opening an AIM product, the shelf life varies according to climate and conditions. Be sure to tightly close all products after opening and store in a dry, dark place. Avoid prolonged contact with heat and direct sunlight. Product

Servings/Optimal Benefits

• AlMega, an organic seed oil blend that • 2 to 3 capsules twice daily. delivers an important source of healthful • Best taken with meals. and essential omega-3 and -6 fatty acids, plus omega-9. EFA’s are necessary for cell growth, activity, and repair.

Mixing/With Other Products Contraindications

Other information

• Softgel capsules. • Consult a health • Safe to use with all other practitioner if AIM products. • Recommended for use with pregnant, nursing, have blood-clotting CalciAIM. or gallbladder disease, or taking blood thinners.

• Drink • Do not mix with cranberry • If you have • BarleyLife, an all-natural, green barley • Adults: 2 tsp. (5 g), 1 advanced kidney immediately after powder concentrate helps provide the Nutrition-on-the-Go pack, or or prune juice, carbonated disease, consult a mixing. drink, or hot water. daily nutrition you need to develop a 6 capsules 2-3 times a day, health practitioner. • If taken late, strong foundation for good health and is begin with less and increase. • Mix with water, juice, or might cause the AIM Garden Trio. abundant in enzymes, essential amino • Children: 1/4 tsp. a day and sleeplessness. • Take AIM Herbal acids, and rich in antioxidant ability, anti- gradually increase. • Adjust intake Fiberblend 1 hour before or inflammatory activity, and immune • Take on an empty stomach. according to your 30 minutes after. system support. needs. • BarleyLife Xtra, all the benefits of the traditional flavor with 13 additional fruit and vegetable powders for one-third of your RDI of vitamin C per serving.

• Drink • Do not mix with cranberry • If you have • Adults: 2 tsp. (6 g), 1 advanced kidney immediately after Nutrition-on-the-Go pack 2-3 or prune juice, carbonated disease, consult a mixing. drink, or hot water. times a day, begin with less health practitioner. • If taken late, • Mix with water, juice, or and increase. might cause the AIM Garden Trio. • Children: 1/4 tsp. a day and sleeplessness. • Take Herbal Fiberblend gradually increase. • Adjust intake 1 hour before or 30 • Take on an empty stomach. according to your minutes after. needs.

• Bear Paw Garlic, a unique wild garlic made from the leaf, helps lower cholesterol and maintain healthy blood pressure levels.

• 3 capsules a day.

• CalciAIM, a natural citrus drink mix that provides several nutrients crucial to proper skeletal function and overall wellness. It contains three types of calcium plus a number of other nutrients that work synergistically to provide your body with the calcium and many vitamins it needs. (Not available in Canada.)

• Not recommended • Drink mix • Safe to use with all other • Mix 1 rounded scoop with provides 386 mg for use for those AIM products. 8-10 oz of cold water. Best of calcium per • Recommended for use with under the age of 4. taken with food. serving, which is Consult a health AIMega, Peak Endurance, • Ages 4-8, 1 serving per day. 38 percent of the care practitioner FloraFood, Renewed • Ages 9-50, 2 servings per recommended prior to use. Balance, BarleyLife, and day. daily intake. Women who are LeafGreens. • Age 51+, 3 servings per day. pregnant or nursing are advised to consult a health carepractitioner. • Do not use if pregnant or breast feeding or taking drugs.

• Safe to use with all other AIM products.

• If you have a blood • Can take at any clotting disorder or time. low blood pressure, • Veggie caps. consult a health practitioner.

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Servings/Optimal Benefits

Mixing/With Other Products Contraindications

Other information

• Cascara Sagrada, traditionally used as a • Adult: take 1 capsule daily. laxative. May be used 8-10 days. (Available in Canada only.)

• Can be used with AIM FibreBalance or the CDN Herbal Fiberblend. Take 1 hour before or 30 minutes after taking BarleyLife, Just Carrots or RediBeets.

• CellSparc 360, combines CoQ10 with • 1 capsule a day or more as tocotrienols and fish oil to provide total needed. cardiovascular support. Provides potent • Best taken with meals antioxidant capabilities, and the containing healthy fats. tocotrienols and fish oil help maintain healthy cholesterol and triglyceride levels.

• If you are diabetic, • Some people • Safe to use with all other notice effects AIM products. pregnant, or immediately, • Recommended for use with nursing, consult a AIMega. health practitioner. others in 6-8 weeks. • Softgel capsules.

• Cell Wellness Restorer, a unique product • Shake thoroughly. you can add to your bath or apply directly • Mix 60 ml in your bath. to your skin to both relax and rejuvenate. • May also use in a foot bath.

• Safe to use with all other AIM products.

• Composure, a combination of relaxing herbs, helps to maintain your neuro health, especially in regard to dealing efficiently with stress. (Different formula in Canada.)

• Begin with 2 capsules, increase dose gradually to 6 capsules if needed.

• Recommended for use with Herbal Fiberblend.

• For increased sedative effect take with warm beverage before bed. • Veggie caps.

• CranVerry, a sugar-free cranberry juice concentrate, helps maintain a healthy urinary tract.

• 2-3 capsules a day. • Best if taken on an empty stomach.

• Do not take with BarleyLife within 1 hour.

• Veggie caps.

• If adding AIM Cascara • FibreBalance, a combination of fibres – • Adults: Start with 1 scoop Sagrada follow the Herbal oat, inulin, and flax (soluble and per day and increase amount insoluble), with cleansing herbs to prevent gradually to 2 scoops (16.6 g) Fiberblend information. constipation and protect intestinal walls. daily. Drink at least 8 glasses High fibre may prevent many digestive of water per day. tract disorders and help control elevated • 12 grams of fiber in 2 scoops. cholesterol (in powder form). (Available in Canada only.)

• Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are taking cardiac glycosides, corticosteroids, or antiarrhythmics.

• Do not use if pregnant or breast feeding or taking drugs. • Veggie caps.

• If you have open • Topical use only. cuts or abrasions do • Do not add to hot not use. tub, Jacuzzi, or jetted tub.

• Current research • Consult a health indicates moderate care practitioner if intake of oats is a pregnant, good option in a breastfeeding, taking medication, gluten free diet. or have celiac disease.

• FloraFood, a powerful combination of three friendly bacteria—Lactobacillus acidophilus, Bifidobacteria bifidum, and Bifidobacteria longum—helps maintain the healthy balance integral to good health.

• 1 capsule twice daily with at • Take PrepZymes and FloraFood at alternate least 8 oz of water. meals. • Best taken with meals. • Safe to use with all other AIM products.

• Veggie caps. • If diabetic, carefully monitor blood sugar levels. • Pregnant or nursing women and children should consult a health practitioner.

• Frame Essentials combines a glucosamine complex with MSM and boswellia extract, helps maintain healthy joints.

• Take 2 capsules in the • Safe to use with all other morning and 2 capsules in AIM products. the evening. Best after meals. • After results take 1 capsule in the morning and 1 capsule in the evening for maintenance.

• Veggie caps. • Pregnant or nursing, consult a health practitioner. Warning: Glucosamine is derived from shellfish.

• GinkgoSense, combines ginkgo biloba • 1 capsule a day. with the essential fatty acid DHA, • Take on an empty stomach. bilberry fruit extract, and the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin to provide overall support for your neuro health. It specifically targets mental acuity, vision, and circulation.

• Take with water or favorite • Not to be taken by • May take 6-8 juice. children, pregnant, weeks for full effects. • Product is water soluble. or nursing women. • Safe to use with all other • If taking a blood AIM products. thinner, consult a health practitioner.


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Servings/Optimal Benefits

Mixing/With Other Products Contraindications

Other information

• GlucoChrom, combines vanadium, gymnema sylvestre, bitter melon, and a unique, barley-based chromium to maintain healthy blood sugar levels. It supports a healthy body composition when combined with diet and exercise.

• 1 capsule 2 times per day. • Best taken before meals.

• Safe to use with all other • Not to be taken by • Drink 6-8 glasses AIM products. children, pregnant, of water per day. • Recommended for use with or nursing women. • Perform 30 Peak Endurance. If you have thyroid minutes of cardio exercise, reduce disease, diabetes, calories, fats, and or are taking oral alcohol for best hypoglycemic or results. insulin, consult a health practitioner.

• Herbal Fiberblend, a combination of soluble and insoluble psyllium fiber and cleansing herbs, helps maintain bowel regularity, provides dietary fiber, and leads to detoxification. Available in powder and vegetarian capsules. (Different formula in Canada.)

• Adults: Begin with 1 tsp. 2 times a day and gradually increase amount over 2 weeks to 1 Tbsp. or 3-6 capsules twice daily. • Take 20 minutes before meals. • Drink at least 8 glasses of water a day.

• Take Herbal Fiberblend 1 hour before or 30 minutes after taking BarleyLife, Just Carrots or RediBeets. • Add Cascara Sagrada™ as needed.

• Herbal Release, a combination of herbs, helps maintain a healthy lymphatic system. The lymphatic system is integral to maintaining our immune system.

• Take 2-4 capsules a day. • Take with AIM Composure • If cramping occurs • Veggie caps. • Take with meals. or AIM Herbal Fiberblend. reduce servings • Drink more than 8 glasses of and take with water a day. meals. • If pregnant or nursing consult a health practitioner.

• If you have more • Psylluim dust than 3 allergy. eliminations a day • If pregnant or nursing, have colon cut back amount. • After 3 months disease, or take use according to prescriptions, your needs. consult a health practitioner.

• Safe to use with all other AIM products. Recommended with GlucoChrom, CalciAIM, Cellsparc 360, and Frame Essentials.

• This product con- • May be combined tains high levels of with BarleyLife vitamin K. Consult powders. Take 1 tsp. of LeafGreens your physician if with 2 servings of you are pregnant, BarleyLife. nursing, or taking blood thinners.

• Just Carrots, a carrot powder concentrate • Adults: 1 Tbsp. or 12 caplets • Mix with water, juice or that contains important nutrients such as once a day. the Garden Trio. alpha- and beta-carotene, vitamins B and • Children over 8 yrs.: Take 1 • Take Herbal Fiberblend 1 tsp. or 4 caplets once a day. C, calcium, iron, and potassium. hour before or 30 minutes • Take on empty stomach. (Capsules not available in Canada.) after.

• Drink immediately after mixing.

• LeafGreens, an ultra-cold filtration • Take 2 tsp. once daily on an combining barley, bean, pea, and spinach empty stomach. leaves to provide a convenient single daily serving of whole food nutrition. Contains the flavonoid quercetin, a powerful antiinflammatory.

• Para 90, a unique combination of herbs, helps maintain a parasite-free body. (Not available in Canada.)

• You may • Do not use if experience pregnant or detoxification nursing. symptoms. • Children, the very elderly, and those who have ulcers, colitis, or have had a colostomy consult a health practitioner. • Take twice daily, once in the • Safe to use with other • Not recommended • Grape electrolyte • Peak Endurance, a combination of morning and once in the powder mix. for children under products. PEAK ATP®, electrolytes, B vitamins, afternoon on an empty the age of 8. • Because of the product’s and only a single gram of sugar. ATP is stomach. • If pregnant or ability to enhance blood the primary source of energy for every • A serving, 8.33 g or one nursing, consult a flow, it may help distribute function in the cells in the body, scoop that comes with the health practitioner. other AIM product electrolytes need replacing due to ingredients within the exercise, and B vitamins are important for canister, delivers 125 mg of PEAK ATP®. body. metabolism. • Recommended for use with • Children ages 8 (60 lbs) to GlucoChrom, BarleyLife, 16, mix two teaspoons (6 g) CalciAIM, and Cellsparc with 8-16 ounces of water. 360. • Recommended to use every 3 • Take with Herbal months. Fiberblend, Herbal • Take 1-3 capsules 3 times per Release, or Composure. day for 30 days. • Safe to use with all other AIM products.

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Servings/Optimal Benefits

Mixing/With Other Products Contraindications

Other information

• Do not use if you • Veggie caps have gastritis or gastric or duodenal ulcers. • Adjust intake according to your needs.

• PrepZymes, a combination of digestive • Take 1 capsule before or enzymes, to help our bodies break down during a meal. foods so we get more nutrients per meal. • Take AIM PrepZymes and This also helps eliminate autotoxicity, a AIM FloraFood at alternate result of undigested food remaining in the meals. body.

• Safe to use with all other AIM products.

• Proancynol 2000, a combination of green • 2 capsules a day. tea, grape seed extract, alpha-lipoic acid, • Best taken with meals. and other powerful antioxidants, to help fight free radicals and maintain a healthy immune system. Free radicals have been linked to more than 80 diseases, many of them resulting from a weakened immune system.

• If diabetic, monitor • Softgel capsules. • Safe to use with all other blood sugar levels. AIM products. • Recommended for use with • Pregnant women should consult a BarleyLife Xtra, Peak health practitioner. Endurance, and Cellsparc • Adjust intake 360. according to your needs.

• Pro Bone, calcium, lysine, and vitamin D. • Powder form. (Available in Canada only.)

• Safe to use with all other AIM products.

• ReAssure, a pollen extract product, helps • Take 1-2 tablets at breakfast maintain a healthy prostate. and dinner. • Many users start with 2 tablets at breakfast and dinner. • After results use 1 tablet at breakfast and dinner for maintenance.

• Take ReAssure 30 minutes • Do not use if • In women AIM before or 1 hour after allergic to pollen or ReAssure® may taking Herbal Fiberblend. suffer from asthma. help tone the smoothe muscles of the bladder.

• RediBeets, a concentrated beet powder with only the fiber removed, contains essential enzymes along with the natural form of betaine, which aids in cleansing the liver and reducing homocysteine levels. (Capsules not available in Canada.)

• Mix with water, juice, or the Garden Trio. • Take Herbal Fiberblend 1 hour before or 30 minutes after taking. RediBeets. • Safe to use with all other AIM products.

• 1 tsp. (4 g) or 6 capsules up to 2 times per day. • Take on an empty stomach.

• Taking more than • Do not exceed 2 the suggested tsp. or 12 capsules serving could a day without consulting a health cause dizziness and nausea. practitioner. • Diabetics and those Slowly increase the serving size. concerned with • Drink blood glucose immediately after levels should mixing. consult a health practitioner.

• Renewed Balance, a natural progesterone Tub (jar) usage: cream, helps maintain healthy bones and • Apply a rounded 1/8 to a keeps the hormones estrogen and scant 1/4 tsp. (1 g to 1.2 g of progesterone in balance. cream) which supplies 20 to (Not available in Canada.) 24 mg of natural progesterone. • Premenopausal: above usage per day for 2 weeks. • Menopausal: above usage for 2-3 weeks.

• Always adjust for • Safe to use with all other • If you are AIM products. undergoing ERT or your use. • Can be • Recommended for use with HRT, have a refrigerated, but CalciAIM. thyroid condition, not frozen. are pregnant, or nursing, consult a health practitioner.

• RevitaFem, combines eight botanical • 1 capsules 2 times a day. ingredients that support physical and • Best taken with meals. emotional balance during menopause and helps provide relief from uncomfortable symptoms.

• May take with AIM Renewed Balance cream. • Safe to use with all other AIM products.

• Veggie caps. • Do not take if pregnant or nursing. • Do not take if you have pelvic inflammatory disease, extensive menstrual bleeding, or if you are undergoing ERT or HRT.

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AIM audios and videos keep you in the know

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e live in a world of sights and sounds, DVDs and CDs, laptops and computers and CD players, and DVD-compatible televisions. AIM has a complete line of videos and audios discussing our whole food concentrates and supplements and the company’s compensation plan. These items are perfect for listening while driving or for viewing when hosting prospective members. From an individual to a larger group, these educational tools are super learning aids and great for assisting in helping sponsor a membership.

— AIM Audios — AIM’s audios are all available on CD only. The exception is the first audio described below, the “A.I.M.” It is available only as a download so Members can burn their own CDs of it. The A.I.M. (Audio Informational Magazine), is distributed as a free download from AIM’s website. Its content features an interview or presentation on a topic that builds a Member’s knowledge on health issues, AIM products, business building, and other topics. A new edition of the A.I.M. is produced once every other month. An order code is not necessary since it is free and downloadable. You can even download a pre-prepared Avery label design to print and apply to CDs that you have made. Available are the current edition and the previous two editions, spanning back six months. Create a new folder somewhere on your hard drive and start downloading these great tools today. 3503E / Cleansing for Health The importance of cleansing the colon for optimum health. 3527E / AIM Proancynol® 2000: The Secret Weapon The formulation, antioxidant properties, and benefits of AIM Proancynol® 2000. 3529E / Nutritional Defense Using the AIM Products This audio features AIM Chairman’s Club Director Janet Pauly. Janet gives a brief synopsis of her past health challenges and shares her thoughts about AIM BarleyLife ® and several other AIM products and how they have helped

her and could be of benefit to others. 3555E / AIM RevitaFem ® : Natural Solutions for a Natural Change Audio discusses the history of Hormone Replacement Therapy, compares the benefits of synthetic hormone therapy versus natural remedies, and provides more details about the eight botanicals contained in the product. 3593E / Digest and Replenish with AIM PrepZymes ® An in-depth look at the function of enzymes in the maintenance of a healthy digestive system. 3798E / AIM GlucoChrom™ : A Deeper Look The importance of AIM GlucoChrom™ and how it may aid in the regulation of blood sugar levels. 3964E / Natural Health: Natural Progesterone Audio explores why natural hormone replacement methods may be more beneficial to one’s health than traditional methods. 4424E / AIM Product Testimonials Contains testimonies covering a number of AIM products. 4454E / Spark Your Heart with AIM CellSparc ® 360 Understanding the benefits of co-enzyme Q10, omega-3 fatty acids, and tocotrienols and their synergistic effect on the cardiovascular system. 4455E / The Parasite Menace The parasite invasion and how to control it. 4515E / AIM BarleyLife ® : Impacting Four Generations AIM Chairman’s Club Director Carolyn Kling shares an insightful discussion with her daughter and granddaughters about the impact that AIM BarleyLife ® and other AIM products have had on her family. (Also available on DVD video – order code #4516E ) 4546E / AIM Product SoundBytes The audio portion of AIM’s Product Snapshots DVD, only in CD format. 4601E / Alpine Wild Garlic with Dr. Dallas Clouatre The health benefits of allium ursinum – a species of garlic that is distinctly different from cultivated garlic. nutrition opportunity success / theaimcompanies.com

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— AIM Videos — 4670E / AIM BarleyLife ® : Nutrition that Works! The number one video for learning about and sharing AIM BarleyLife ® with others. Includes many product user testimonies; the message that “We Need Green”; the state of modern-day health; a look at the present “energy drink” marketing blitz; AIM BarleyLife ®’s importance for athletes; how and where AIM BarleyLife ® is produced (soil, air, water). 5100E / AIM Herbal Fiberblend ® – Fiber on the Go! Set in the great outdoors, this video emphasizes the importance of cleansing … not only for the environment, but in the body as well. Toxins are all around us and this DVD provides an inside look into the dangers that toxin build-up can present, and why people from all walks of life should be using AIM Herbal Fiberblend®. 4516E / AIM BarleyLife ® : Impacting Four Generations AIM Chairman’s Club Member Carolyn Kling shares an insightful discussion with her daughter and granddaughters about the impact that AIM BarleyLife ® and other AIM products have had on her family. 4921E / AIM Opportunity Compensation Plan A DVD that contains everything that you need to know about the AIM Opportunity Compensation Plan. This DVD is in modular form, including a comprehensive DVD menu structure, so that you can easily get to the information you need at any title level. 4615E / AIM Proancynol ® 2000 This video looks at how AIM’s antioxidant supplement may help fight free radicals in the body. Video explains the constant tug-of-war between antioxidants and free radicals, and offers advice on how to best fight them. 4325E / AIM Product Snapshots Features several concise videos introducing each of the AIM products, followed by a brief personal testimony.

4550E / Consider the Possibilities A video inviting the viewer to contemplate the freedoms of being self-employed as an AIM Member and recognize the potential for living life to the fullest. It includes dream-building text messages that flow from one to another with an inspiring music selection. 4534E / Discover The AIM Companies™ A concise introduction to The AIM Companies™, featuring three brief overviews on: 1. The company; 2. The products; and 3. The compensation plan. The overview on the company is also known as “Who is AIM?” on AIM’s website. 4614E Glucose Management with AIM GlucoChrom™ AIM Chairman’s Club Member Janet Pauly offers insightful information about how AIM GlucoChrom™ may help to improve and maintain blood sugar levels. 4715E / Grow Your AIM Business Features training presentations by three successful AIM Members: Sandy Combs – Taking advantage of AIM’s lucrative SmartStart™ bonus program. Ralph Peterson – Business-building using Ralph’s “You and 4 with 4” program. Dr. John Shewfelt – Staying focused by Setting Your Sights on the Summit. 5205E / The Healthy Cell Concept ® One of the founding principles of The AIM Companies™ is the Healthy Cell Concept ® (HCC). Understanding and explaining that health begins at the cellular level is easy to learn and share with this DVD. It features an introduction explaining how cells came to be discovered and it also touches upon some basic cell biology. The DVD also contains a short video on each of the components of the HCC … Cell Food, Cell Exercise, Cell Environment, Cell Protection, and maintaining a Healthy Mental Attitude.

AIM LeafGreens™ facts

In each 6-gram serving of AIM LeafGreens™, you get:

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• As much folic acid as four servings of peas • A balanced amino acid profile with 50 percent protein content • Superior levels of chlorophyll for overall health • Antioxidants to fight free radical damage • Only 20 calories t

• More iron than 18 servings of spinach or 44 servings of broccoli • More riboflavin than a plate of romaine lettuce (two cups) • More beta carotene than found in 12 servings of broccoli or 16 servings of zucchini • More vitamin K than 14 servings of asparagus or 50 servings of peas

See LeafGreens special on page 31


2009 convention

a v i V Loews Lake Las Vegas Resort 2009 AIM Convention in Henderson, Nevada Vegas Resort while attending the 2009 AIM convention will leave you feeling pampered and spoiled.

Want to attend convention for FREE? It’s easy to do – just participate in the It’s in the Cards 2008 contest from Tuesday, July 1, 2008, through Saturday, January 31, 2009. So plan your strategy to accomplish your goal, and we’ll see you in July 2009 in beautiful Lake Las Vegas!

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nvision yourself escaping to a Moroccan-inspired oasis in the heart of the desert. Where breathtaking views, luxurious, elegantly designed accommodations, and limitless activities create the perfect setting for an unforgettable AIM convention. Develop your strategy early by marking July 15 – 19 on your calendars now to make certain you’re able to attend AIM’s 2009 convention in the hidden paradise of Lake Las Vegas. Nestled in the Nevada desert, beautiful Loews Lake Las Vegas Resort is our destination in July of 2009 and you’ll feel more like you’re on a peaceful indulgent getaway rather than attending an AIM convention. An AIM convention at a resort with 25 acres of magnificent lakefront transforms itself into pure inspiration. The 320-acre lake offers great escapes for fishing, sailing, kayaking, and swimming. Around the lake and in the desert hills are miles of trails for walking, hiking, and biking. Between meetings, nature lovers, sun seekers, and golfers alike will revel in the serene beauty and majestic mountain views – a world apart from the Vegas Strip, yet only 17 miles away! A short water taxi ride across the lake will transport you back to Little Italy at MonteLago Village. Wander through the quaint cobblestone streets, piazzas, waterfront restaurants, lakeside boat docks, and specialty boutiques of this Italian lakeside village. The luxuries you’ll experience at the Loews Lake Las

Is it challenging to make a single payment to the convention? AIM is here to help! Sign up to participate in the “Convention Auto Pay Program” by October 31, 2008, and pay for a full convention package in monthly installments through May 2009. It’s pretty simple … sign up to participate and the payment will be $98.00 per month. Payments will be drawn from November 2008 through May 2009. If you win an award in the It’s in the Cards 2008 contest, you’ll be reimbursed for the amount of the award. The auto pay program is applicable to full convention packages only. *A full convention package includes four nights hotel accommodations (based on double occupancy), Welcome Dinner, four breakfasts, and Gala Dinner. Thursday and Friday sessions are complimentary. nutrition opportunity success / theaimcompanies.com

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How will they know about AIM if you don’t tell them?

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Mary feels it is important for AIM Members to know otential members won’t be aware of the AIM story unless you take the time and initiative to tell them. the success stories of other AIM Members. Knowing that So advises Mary Teeter, an AIM Director from someone benefited from the products is a powerful selling tool. “I tell people about Members who had serious Pinellas Park, Florida. Mary is a believer in the products and the company so illnesses and recovered. They took AIM BarleyLife® to she is not afraid to share. “No matter who I meet, whether strengthen the immune system and to give the body the in a park, restaurant, church, or talking to someone on nutrients it needs. If you feed the live cells with live food, the phone and health comes up, I tell them about AIM the body can heal itself as God designed it.” BarleyLife®. If age comes into Years ago AIM Chairman’s Club Director Janet Pauly proa conversation, I tell them I am “No matter who I meet, vided Mary with eight pages 71, I have never colored my hair whether in a park, restaurant, of testimonials about people’s – that it is still pretty much the church, or talking to someone on problems and the results they same color as it has always been. realized by taking AIM’s prodThen they invariably say I don’t the phone and health comes up, I ucts. In attempting to sponsor look more than 50, that I don’t tell them about AIM BarleyLife ®.” someone, Mary distributes what have wrinkles, and ask me what Janet gave her plus her business I put on my skin.” That’s an opening Mary is looking for. “I tell them it card and an AIM BarleyLife® brochure. “Most times the isn’t what you put on your skin, it is what you put on the person I am talking to will ask how to get AIM BarleyLife® inside of your body, that I have used AIM BarleyLife® and and I tell them they can go to my website, which is on my AIM Herbal Fiberblend® for 12 years.” And she never fails card, or call me.” When someone is ready to sign up, Mary seizes the to add a little health testimony of her own: “I go to the doctor once a year and he always tells me the same thing – that opportunity. “I have three-way calling and when I am talkmy blood is perfect and my heart and lungs are also very ing to a potential membership I can get AIM on the line and we can get them signed up and healthy.” they will have their product in 5-7 days. At that time, I tell them how to take the products and also tell them they can call me anytime they want with any questions they may have. I will always be there for them.”

From left: Mary Teeter, her daughter Dawn Alto, granddaughter Amy Miodowski, and great grandson Morgan Miodowski.

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The initial attraction to AIM comes through the product, explains Mary. She says she can demonstrate to new Members that they can also make a good living or pay for their product if they decide to do the business. She attempts to be a product consultant for prospective members and a business-builder advisor for those interested in the financial aspect of AIM. Mary believes a good way to help people understand the value of an AIM product is to compare it to something they understand in their daily lives. People drive autos; they know what it takes to get from place to place. A car cannot run on water, Mary says. It needs the right fuel. It is no different with the body. That comparison provides her with an opportunity to lead into the value of AIM’s products. “The body cannot heal or it is not healthy if it has only the standard American diet to function. The standard American diet is lacking in nutrients. It is filled with preservatives, hormones, etc., that cause illness. People then turn to a doctor to try and get well but in many cases that makes things worse.” Mary has found a lot of people who have either tried traditional medicine and found it lacking or wish to deal with ailments in a more natural way. She is ready with some advice for them. “I tell people God did not hang drugs on trees. He provided wonderfully nutritious food from the trees and vegetables from the soil to feed us and keep us healthy. But man altered what God gave us and, as a result, we are suffering from the food man has altered.” Not to be overlooked in spreading the word about AIM is a zeal to do so. “I cannot stand to see people sick when I know God has had a hand in providing a wonderful whole food for them to take. AIM BarleyLife® can provide their bodies with the food it needs to be well. That is what gives me the courage to speak to anyone anywhere about their health. I feel if I don’t speak up they could remain a very miserable person and continue to suffer when they could be well.”

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It really is about helping others

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panish Services representatives Teresa Ward and Maria Garcia did not begin their employment with AIM at the same time and they did not arrive at AIM by the same route. But they both feel the same calling when asked to describe what they most enjoy about their jobs and about the AIM mission: “Helping others,” they respond. All very reminiscent of a Chinese proverb: “If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. If you want happiness for a day, go fishing. If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help somebody.” Teresa, married with two children and three grandchildren, was working for a temp agency that placed her at AIM in Nampa, Idaho, to assist with entering mail orders. When that job was up, AIM asked her to work for the company full-time. Maria is married with two children. She responded to an AIM ad looking for a Spanish-speaking employee to communicate with AIM’s Spanish members and to provide some help with translation of English materials into Spanish. Maria’s feeling at the time of her hire has not changed over the years. “The position with AIM seemed like a great way to continue to speak and learn Spanish and, at the same time, help others by giving them access to something beneficial, the AIM products and the AIM compensation plan, that otherwise they might not be introduced to due to the language barrier.” Teresa has a similar view. “From my beginning with AIM, the company has given me the motivation to be the best that I can be and to be able to share

what I have learned to help others.” Unlike Chinese Services that must deal with a number of Chinese dialects, Maria and Teresa say while there are different accents and some unique wording in Spanish, there really is only one Spanish language. “Understanding the culture is as important as knowing the language,” says Teresa. “Speaking the language will only take you so far.” Maria adds, “Many times the sponsor of a Spanish-speaking person does not speak the language. It is important that we provide them with product and compensation plan information. Spanish-speaking Members do not have access to the same amount of information that the Englishspeaking Members have.” Their view of helping those who need it is reflected in the standard they set for themselves. “Treat others like you would like to be treated,” is Maria’s description of Spanish Services role. Both ladies not only talk the AIM talk, they live it as well. Teresa uses five of AIM’s food-based concentrates plus a number of the dailyLife™ products. Maria uses seven AIM products. She says two of AIM’s most recent products, AIM Peak Endurance ® and CalciAIM™, “work well mixed together and they taste great.” Some 60 years ago author Napoleon Hill wrote a book about some of the most successful people in the world. The key to their success, he said, was helping others to succeed. “I have learned that helping others,” says Maria, “which is what Teresa and I do here at AIM, is the best reward.”

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good things are happening

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Vitality Show 2008 March 27 - 30, 2008 • Kensington, Olympia, United Kingdom The Vitality Show is the UK’s largest health, beauty, and well-being show.

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The event was a huge success and much interest was shown in the AIM products, especially Herbal Fiberblend. Attendees who visited the AIM Member booth had the opportunity to taste a variety of AIM products including BarleyLife, Herbal Fiberblend, and Peak Endurance. Photo 1: Left to right, Bronwyn Middleton, two customers, and Alison Mendes. Photo 2: Left to right – Bronwyn Middleton, Customers Photo 3: Zaskia van der Walt Photo 4: Left to right – Zaskia van der Walt, Bronwyn Middleton, Alison Mendes

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aim 2008 contest

Plan your strategy …

to win big in the It’s in the Cards contest

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culpted from the rugged desert terrain of Southern Nevada, Lake Las Vegas Resort lies nestled within the desert mountainside just 17 miles from the world renowned Las Vegas Strip. The area features magnificent world class hotels, spas, championship golf courses, and spectacular residential communities from amongst the finest builders in the nation. Lake Las Vegas Resort offers an unmatched experience centered around the 320-acre privately-owned lake. Life is beyond compare at Lake Las Vegas Resort. The services and wealth of amenities offered make your experience an invariable haven of enjoyment and relaxation. Whether choosing to cruise the pristine lake, dining in the elegant restaurants, strolling in the MonteLago Village boutiques, relaxing in the soothing spas, or playing the championship golf courses … you will find that this spectacular community is like no other place on earth. Just a short distance away, nearby attractions including Hoover Dam, Red Rock Canyon, Mount Charleston, several state parks, and a few national parks are yours to explore. Enjoy the scenic wonders and beauty of the Nevada desert. Can you see it? Now picture yourself there enjoying the rewards of a well-planned strategy that can put you in the midst of this magnificent setting. It is attainable – it is within your capability to achieve. Get motivated and plan your strategy with the steps that it will take for you to get there. Lake Las Vegas is in your cards! You have been dealt a good hand. All North American Members are automatically signed up to participate in It’s in

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the Cards – AIM’s 2008 convention contest. Know the rules. Study and understand the details in the contest flyer. If you have any questions – ask. Either your upline or AIM’s Customer Service Center will have the answers you seek. Know what you need in each category for the prize level you aim to achieve. Be proactive. Ask your upline to share ideas with you on what has worked for them. Check AIM’s teleclass schedule and sign up for a class designed to explain the contest and answer any questions you may have. Other teleclasses may also help you in areas where you need to increase your expertise by providing helpful information, direction, or motivation. Commitment is a steadfast willingness to a course of action and is vital to meeting your goal. You can have what you dream, if you commit to do what is needed to achieve it. Stay focused. Allowing yourself to become distracted from what you need to do to achieve your dream can deter your progress and stop you from achieving the desired end result. Practice USSBT. For years AIM Members have been successful in using these five basic steps to achieve their goals. Enjoy the benefits that following them can bring. U – Use the AIM products S – Share the AIM products S – Sponsor others B – Build strong relationships T – Teach others to do the same Increase your odds of a winning hand. Here are some great tips to maximize your “take” in the hand you’ve been dealt.


Purchase Credits – Take the total of the Purchase Credits and Growth Credits that are needed for your prize level goal and divide by seven (the number of months of the contest). This will give you a target goal to achieve for each month of the contest in each qualification category. You earn the most Purchase Credits on the BVP of New Members and Express Customers signed up during the contest period – down to three levels. So, you will want to create a strategy to reach and motivate these new people to purchase and build their respective downlines. Using the five basic steps of the USSBT as a plan of action has helped many Members build very successful AIM businesses. In fact, many have won the highest levels in the contests by following USSBT! For established, personally-sponsored Members or Express Customers who have not ordered product in 2008, you also receive an additional 50 percent of their personal BVP. Adding this to the 10 percent you normally receive gives you a total of 60 percent of their BVP in Purchase Credits during the contest period. So, be sure to contact and follow up with your existing

downline, especially those who haven’t ordered this year. Play your cards right. To get the most purchase credits each month it is advantageous for you to plan your monthly product purchases to take advantage of “Bonus Purchase Credits.” Each month, there will be bonus Purchase Credits on select AIM products, giving you an additional 50 percent of your personal BVP on those products – for a total of 200 percent in Purchase Credits. Discover ways to personally promote these products to your Level 1-3 Members each month either by phone, e-mail, or postal mail. How about writing and sending a monthly newsletter to your downline promoting the bonus products for that month? Growth Credits – Study the contest flyer so you know the rules and the different ways you can achieve growth credits. Again, be sure to divide the total amount you need for your prize level goal by seven, the number of contest months. That gives you the number of growth credits you need to have each month in order to reach your goal by the end of the contest period. Plan the necessary steps and activities you will need to accomplish each day or each week to reach your monthly target goal in this category.

Grand Canyon helicopter tour

Hoover Dam

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Member feature

From Cambodia to an electric butter dish

The Shaws are not your typical AIM family

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ot everyone can live in east Texas, eight miles out of town, on 45 acres, and the nearest town, Gilmer, has a population of only 5,000. This spring father Eddie was part of a missionary group to Cambodia. They visited orphanages, prisons, and villages. At one of the prisons they dropped off 600 loaves of bread and a Bible for each inmate. A goal of his is to do what he can to purchase back children sold into prostitution and, instead, place them into orphanages. Mother Dixie has helped homeschool her five children. She helps operate their homebased web business selling everything from AIM products to kitchen supplies. Possibly their most unique product is an electric butter dish that sits on Rachel a counter top and keeps butter at the perfect temperature. Daughter Rachel, 17, has been to Belize twice on missions and plays the keyboard in a Christian band. Daughter Hannah, 14, wants to follow in her sister’s steps and go on a mission to Belize. In addition to the two girls, the three older children are boys. Two repair appliances, and one is a firefighter in the Air Force. One of them is a championship weight lifter. One of the wives runs in half-marathons. Parents Eddie and Dixie are Royal Emerald Directors. They have not missed an AIM convention or a Texas BarleyLife meeting since 1995. The AIM Companies™ was founded on an entrepreneurial spirit. In other words, you make your own breaks in life. The Shaws are certainly emblematic of that. Dixie began the family affiliation with AIM. At age 41 she had a baby and needed to lose weight. “I started on AIM Herbal Fiberblend® and so did my sister, who had been diagnosed with breast cancer. We became Members

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and lots of family members started taking barley and AIM Herbal Fiberblend®. In August of 2006, my mom passed away at age 83. I believe the AIM products helped her live healthier and longer and for that I am very grateful. We are so thankful someone shared AIM with us. Our lives have been changed and will never be the same.” Dixie reports that the family is rarely ill, which she attributes to their use of the AIM products. “The two girls have only been to see a doctor three or four times since birth,” she says. “A couple of colds led to ear infections, which needed medical attention. I think we save money using high quality AIM supplements and rarely having to visit a doctor. Our children have all taken AIM BarleyLife ® and sometimes AIM Herbal

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Fiberblend®. The girls also use AIM Composure ® any time they can’t fall asleep.” It is Dixie, however, who can lay claim to the most unique application of an AIM product among the Dixie and Eddie Shaw family. “I have put AIM Cell Wellness Restorer™ in my hair for years and I think it


has helped keep the gray back. It is just starting to turn a is renewed each year. We love The AIM Companies™ and little gray at age 56. I also love soaking in it in the tub. It its products and we love sharing them with people who helps me feel better.” have needs.” The AIM products are a natural fit for a family that AIM is definitely a family affair. In all, the Shaw parents home-schools, according to Dixie. “Being home-eduuse 13 AIM products. Their youngest daughter was fed cated you learn about eating healthy,” she explains. “We AIM BarleyLife ® as a baby – put in her mouth dry – and learned a lot about being healthy through our homethat is the way she takes it today. A 2-year-old grandschool curriculum. When AIM came into our lives, it was child chews AIM BarleyLife ® capsules as well as AIMega ® such a blessing. We read an article years ago when we capsules. first started with AIM about how barley juice is anti-aging The Shaws, by their own admission, believe in doing and I believe we are living proof after taking it now for 14 what they can to foster a healthy lifestyle for themselves years. We feel young, we look young. We will always take and the people they sell to. Their use of the AIM products, the AIM products.” the type of products they market from their web-based What is it about the business reflect that belief. products that makes them They understand the need to “I think we save money using high so appealing, makes them take care of your body – it’s quality AIM supplements and rarely work so well? “Our bodthe only place you have having to visit a doctor.” ies are alive and need live to live. food,” says Dixie. “What better way to get live food quickly, easily, and it tastes great. Green is the color of life and everyone needs more green food in their diets. I believe you can prevent disease by taking high-quality supplements and I think you should start young.” With their livelihood centered on a home-based business, they necessarily have come into contact with a variety of companies. AIM is special to them. “AIM is a Shaw family company with integrity,” Dixie says. “AIM has great products that make a difference in people’s lives.” And one of the things AIM prides itself on, the family atmosphere, is not lost on the Shaws. “The fellowship with AIM Members is something we look forward to each year at the convention and at the Texas meeting. We always learn and grow and our passion to continue to share the AIM products

You’ll be looking good when you go back to school this fall with dailyLife™ by AIM products. Including sooner or lather shampoo, on one condition conditioner, skin ’n bare it body wash, i’m over you body lotion, upper hand hand cream (all in mango nectar and lime squeeze scent), sheame on you body butter, shea you love me bar soap, and smooth operator shaving cream (in ripe pomegrapefruit scent).

Receive shea you love me bar soap FREE with the purchase of any three dailyLife products. nutrition opportunity success / theaimcompanies.com

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news briefs

Introducing AIM LeafGreens™ – more leaves, more nutrition

Win a trip, convention cash, or a helicopter tour in 2008 contest

AIM LeafGreens™ is a unique blend of four nutrient-dense leaves – faba bean, field pea, spinach, and barley. This revolutionary product is produced through ultra-cold filtration, where nutrients are concentrated and nearly all sugars and salts are removed. It is a process exclusive to AIM. One 8-ounce canister of AIM LeafGreens™ (5093E) has 38 daily servings and costs $56.00. Take advantage of the LeafGreens™ special on page 31.

This year’s contest, It’s in the Cards, begins July 1, 2008, and ends January 31, 2009. All North American Members are automatically enrolled and eligible to win convention packages, convention cash to help pay your way, and even a helicopter trip through the Grand Canyon! To learn more about this fantastic contest, read the outer contest, wrap from this Partners Living Well magazine. It is a detachable section worth saving to assist you in understanding the contest and motivating you to do well. The 2009 convention will be held at Loews Lake Las Vegas Resort in Henderson, Nevada, July 15-19.

See you in September at AIMing Higher AIMing Higher is a two-day seminar emphasizing product knowledge and business-building. The training will be offered September 18-21 at the corporate headquarters in Nampa, Idaho. There are a limited number of openings so first come, first serve applies. Registration forms are available online at barleylife.com. Contact the Call Center or Joyce Janzen, 1-800-456-2462, with questions or for registration information. AIM pays for accommodations, local transportation, and most of the meals during the conference. Members are responsible for their transportation to Nampa. Among the speakers at AIMing Higher are Charlie Brown, Blue Diamond Director, who will present an all-natural weight loss plan; a member of AIM’s Quality Assurance team will discuss the steps involved in assuring Members that an AIM product is safe and effective; Jim Kling will outline the challenges involved in sponsoring a new membership and how to overcome them; and Rick Coffman, vice president of operations for North America and the international offices, will provide a corporate update.

New DVD explains the Healthy Cell Concept ® One of the founding principles of The AIM Companies™ is the Healthy Cell Concept® (HCC). Understanding and explaining this basic component of the company is offered on a DVD. The DVD discusses the idea that health begins at the cellular level. It features an introduction explaining how cells came to be discovered and it also touches upon some basic cell biology. The DVD also contains a short video on each of the components of the HCC … Cell Food, Cell Exercise, Cell Environment, Cell Protection, and a Healthy Mental Attitude. A single DVD (5205E) costs $1.50.

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LeafGreens™ video available online LeafGreens™ was introduced at the 2008 convention in Norfolk, Virginia. As part of this exciting product launch, attendees had the opportunity to see a short video that introduces LeafGreens™. This video is now online for viewing at AIM’s website, along with all the other Snapshot videos. Go to BarleyLife. com and locate the “Now Playing” tab at the top. From its drop-down, select “Watch a video.” On the next page, select “AIM Products.” From here you can choose to watch the LeafGreens video, as well as many others.

Take note of holiday, month-end dates There are dates in July, August, and September that United States Members should be aware of. July – Friday, July 4, is Independence Day. The Nampa, Idaho, office will be closed that day. August – Due to the last day of the month falling on Sunday, August 31, the AIM Call Center will be taking calls on Saturday, August 30, from 8 a.m. to noon, MT. Internet orders will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday to qualify for credit in August. September – The AIM office in Nampa, Idaho, will be closed on Monday, September 1, in observance of Labor Day.

Video contest winner announced Linda Cole, a Royal Emerald Director from Arlington, Washington, won the first AIM home video contest. Her video featured family members talking about their use of AIM products. The video was shown at the 2008 convention held June 18-22 in Norfolk, Virginia. Linda’s winning entry earned her $150 in free AIM products.


product specials

July and August Specials (U.S.)

August Specials (U.S.)

Turn over a NEW leaf More leaves, more nutrition!

SAVE $7.00 when you purchase one AIM LeafGreens™ canister (5093E / $56.00). Plus you will receive one Healthy Cell Con­ cept ® DVD. Unlimited quantities.

Back-to-School Convenience SAVE $10.00 when you purchase three On-the-GO single serving packs (mix and match to your liking). Singles choices include BarleyLife ® (4152E), BarleyLife ® Xtra (4448E), Herbal Fiberblend® (5030E), and Peak Endurance ® (4660E). Limit of three per membership.

July Specials (U.S.)

dailyLife mix-n-match Purchase three of any dailyLife™ products (mix and match to your liking), and receive a two-pack of shea you love me bar soap in ripe pomegrapefruit scent for FREE ! Sorry no BVP on FREE item. Unlimited quantities.

August Specials (U.S.)

Boost your

immune system

Tackle the new school year (high school students and older) with a strong, healthy immune system. You SAVE $15.00 when you purchase AIMega®, FloraFood®, Proancynol® 2000, and any canister of BarleyLife ® (including caplets, capsules; traditional, no kelp, or Xtra powder). Limit of three per membership.

Check in with the AIM Call Center for additional specials – 1-800-456-2462 AIM Canada Specials:

July: • Turn over a NEW leaf. More leaves, more nutrition: Save $8.00 when you purchase one (5096E) AIM LeafGreens™ canister ($59.00). Plus you will receive one Healthy Cell Concept® DVD. Unlimited quantities. • dailyLife™ – Hip hair for boys & girls this summer! Purchase the dailyLife™ lime squeeze (4869E) shampoo ($14.00) and (4878E) conditioner ($14.00) and save $5.00. Unlimited quantities. • Life on the go! Summer nutrition to look and feel great! Purchase one (3245E) Garden Trio ($95.00) and save $10.00. Limit of three per membership, per month.

August: • Feed your back to-school brain: Save $8.00 when you purchase three (mix and match to your liking). Singles choices include BarleyLife Nutrition-onthe-Go 30 packs (4157E) $22.00, BarleyLife Xtra Nutrition-on-the-Go 30 packs (4451E) $26.00, or AIMega (4036E) $25.00. Limit of three per membership, per month. • Boost your immune system: Tackle the new school year (high school, college, and university) with a healthy and strong immune system. You save $12.00 when you purchase FloraFood, Proancynol 2000, and any canister of BarleyLife (including capsules, traditional, no kelp, or Xtra powder). Limit of three per membership, per month.

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Win convention cash, convention level packages to Lake Las Vegas, Nevada, and even a helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon! See the outer contest wrap, or call, for more contest details. Contest bonus products for July/August: any BarleyLife, LeafGreens, CalciAIM (ProBone in Canada), or AIMega.

Order online at www.BarleyLife.com, e-mail aimonline@aimintl.com, or call toll-free 1-800-456-2462.

September 18-21

AIM International Headquarters in Nampa, Idaho To apply for this special training, submit your registration form (online at www.theaimcompanies.com/login/aim-higher-registration. aspx) no later than July 11, 2008. Call today, 1-800-456-2462, for more information or a registration form .

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