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AIM BarleyLife Xtra for great tasting nutrition

BarleyLife Xtra
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12.7 oz Powder
Retail: $69.50
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Tastes and preferences in food can be a nutritionist’s nightmare, especially given the wide availability of highly refined and processed foods that seem to line grocery store shelves.

We try our best, but if you’ll be honest, how can we compete with cream-filled chocolate cookies and artificial fruit drinks laden with sugar? Well, hold on, because now there is help.

Introducing AIM BarleyLife® Xtra!

Completely new from AIM, this great tasting cherry-apple flavor green juice drink has been designed especially to appeal to the taste buds of young children. It’s ideal for those from 4 to 10 years of age. It tastes so good, whether you are young—or just ‘young at heart’—you may want to give it a try!

AIM BarleyLife® Xtra is a cherry-apple flavored green barley juice drink mix that is naturally sweet—and contains no synthetic sugar, artificial coloring or preservatives. One 6 gram serving delivers the same amount of green barley that adults receive from 5 grams of AIM BarleyLife®. The “Xtra” is that it has natural fruit and vegetable flavorings that will appeal to even your most finicky young eater!

In this brand-new “Xtra” formula, AIM has combined our well-known green barley with the natural powders of apple, cherry, raspberry, cranberry, strawberry, pineapple, lemon, lime, orange, broccoli, tomato, carrot, grape, kale and acerola cherry, to provide the natural flavorings that will appeal to children. In particular, the acerola cherry flavor stands out and gives the sweet taste that kids will really like. The natural sweetening herb, Lo Han, is used to give AIM BarleyLife® Xtra its naturally sweet appeal—without the use of refined sugars or artificial sweeteners. Makes good nutrition oh, so sweet!

Most nutritionists recommend that for children age 4 to 6, no more than 130 to 230 daily calories come from sugar and that for kids 7 to 10 years of age, no more than 165 to 330 calories per day come from sugar. The traditionally sweet-tasting foods that are offered to children are extremely high in processed (refined) sugars. For example, one cup of artificially flavored fruit-aide beverage may contain as much as 6 teaspoons of refined sugar (384 sugar calories). One chocolate chip cookie can rank at 3 teaspoons of sugar (192 sugar calories).

Adults are not exempt! Have you ever had that craving for something sweet during those mid-afternoon doldrums? One serving of AIM BarleyLife® Xtra offers just ¼ to ½ teaspoon of natural sugar (16 to 32 sugar calories) from real fruits and veggies, (amount varies depending upon age and serving size). AIM BarleyLife® Xtra can help you to keep a careful reign on the daily sugar content of your family’s diet. For a sweet healthy snack reach for AIM BarleyLife® Xtra. Filled with the nutrients kids really need for healthy growth AIM BarleyLife® Xtra, not only tastes good, but it delivers the vital nutrition your child needs. Children in western society are specifically in need of the following nutrients—all of which can be found in AIM BarleyLife® Xtra:

Vitamin C — for the formation of connective tissue and collagen, which is important for healthy muscle, bones, teeth, tendons, and skin. Vitamin C also facilitates amino acid metabolism, and the synthesis of hormones related to neurotransmitters and the adrenal glands. Plus, Vitamin C aids in the absorption of iron and folic acid, which is critical for growing bodies.

Riboflavin and other B vitamins, including folate — to help produce and maintain healthy new cells.

Vitamin A — for eye health, and to help build a strong immune system.

Calcium — for the formation of strong bones and teeth.

Chromium, manganese, and other trace elements — to help with digestion and to complete the mineral content that is deficient in today’s highly processed foods.

Vitamin K — which can be especially low in infants and is necessary for healthy development.

Trace amounts of iron, zinc, and protein that children need to maintain their high activity levels.

During ages 7 to 10, a children’s energy needs increase, and both boys and girls experience a significant growth spurt. They require more nutrients between age 7 to 10 than at practically any other time during their lives, to encourage bone growth and build healthy body tissue. Some parents worry that their children are not eating as much as she should, or that picky eating habits leave out important nutrients. AIM BarleyLife® Xtra is an appealing and tasty way to bring good nutrition to your children while also avoiding meal time squabbles about what is healthy and acceptable to eat.

You can establish good family habits now–with AIM BarleyLife® Xtra!

All of us already know what is true—that on any given day, only about half of adults in the western world have chosen one serving of fruit, which is our primary source of vitamin C. We can set an example for our children by improving our own dietary habits, and by choosing more fruits and dark, leafy green vegetables to bring to the family dining table. When taste makes all the difference choose AIM BarleyLife® Xtra.

A ‘good source’ of vitamin C!

AIM BarleyLife® Xtra delivers 34% of a teenager’s daily requirement for vitamin C per serving, and is considered a ‘good source’ of vitamin C as defined under the guidelines of the US Food and Drug Administration.

Vitamin C is a critical nutrient during childhood since it:
  • produces collagen to hold muscles, bones and other tissues together
  • protects against bruising
  • helps the body absorb iron and folate
  • keeps the gums healthy
  • promotes the healing of cuts, scrapes and wounds common during childhood
  • protects against infection
  • acts as an important antioxidant to neutralize cell-damaging free radicals.
In fact, a new study suggests that children who are exposed to secondhand cigarette smoke may have lower levels of vitamin C than other children, and they may require more of this essential nutrient for immune defense.

Children 4 to 10 years of age require a minimum of 45 to 55 mg of vitamin C daily, while children 11 to 15 need a minimum of 50 to 60 mg of vitamin C daily. Upper level limits suggest that 200 mg or more of vitamin C daily may be consumed by children.

The acerola cherry found in AIM BarleyLife® Xtra is one of the highest sources of natural vitamin C available today.

How to use AIM BarleyLife

  • Take 1 tablespoon, which is the equivalence of 6 capsules, 2 to 3 times per day. Many people start with 1 teaspoon or 1-2 capsules (1.5 g) per day and then gradually increase their serving every 4 to 5 days. You may take more or less depending on your individual needs.
  • Young children begin with 1/4 teaspoon per day and gradually increase to 1 teaspoon or 1-2 capsules per day.
  • Teens often increase their servings up to 2 tablespoons or 12 capsules per day. This can vary depending on individual needs.
  • People dealing with huge amounts of stress can sometimes use as many as 6 tablespoons or 36 capsules per day.
  • After you mix your barley powder with water or your choice of juice, drink it immediately as it activates nutrients.
  • It will be more beneficial for you if you take AIM BarleyLife on an empty stomach, 30 minutes before or 2 hours after each meal. However, there will still be some benefit no matter when you take AIM BarleyLife.
  • Due to the enzyme activity in Barley Juice, it is recommended that you do not use the following juices in combination with AIM BarleyLife: cranberry or prune juice, carbonated drinks, or hot drinks.
  • You may take AIM BarleyLife with other AIM products. To receive the greatest absorption of nutrients, take AIM Herbal Fiberblend 1 hour before or 30 minutes after taking AIM BarleyLife.
  • Be sure to close the container tightly after opening. Store the BarleyLife in a cool, dry, dark place (70 to 75 degrees F; 20.1 to 23.8 degrees C). Do not refrigerate. Do not use wet spoons or store them in the jar.

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