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Health Information – Sayonara to the Raw Vegetable Myth (Part 4)

Raw Vegetable Nutrients Are Difficult to Absorb (continued from December TV) Cooked vegetable soups were found to have calcium and minerals not found in plain water in which the same vegetables were soaked. Other compounds found in...
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Health Information – Sayonara to the Raw Vegetable Myth (part 3)

Raw Vegetable Nutrients Are Difficult to Absorb Professor Hiroshi Maeda of Kumamoto University explained how he began his research. “Vegetables are exposed to the sun’s rays and ultraviolet radiation throughout the day, yet their cells are not...
The 2017 Puaka‘ana o ka lä (Rise Up!) Award recipients with Sunrise Foundation board members at the recent “Journeys to Wellness” program. From left: Honoree Dave Shoji; Ann Miller; Sister Joan Chatfield, Ph.D.; honoree Nancy Aleck; honoree Dr. John Houk and the Rev. Dr. Wally Fukunaga. (Photo by Kevin Kawamoto)

Wellness – Health, Body, Mind, and Spirit

Sunrise Foundation Presents “Journeys to Wellness” Program Kevin Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald For the past six years, the nonprofit Sunrise Foundation has presented a daylong program that encourages participants to consider the meaning of wellness...
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Health Information – Sayonara to the Raw Vegetable Myth (Part 2)

OVERVIEW: Cooked Vegetables Guard Against Aging When it comes to vegetables, cooked is better. In fact, research has shown that cooked vegetables have five to 100 times the cancer-fighting benefits of raw vegetables. Despite the...
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Health Information – Sayonara to the Raw Vegetable Myth (part I)

Cooked Vegetables Guard Against Aging When it comes to vegetables, cooked is better. In fact, research has shown that cooked vegetables have five to 100 times the cancer-fighting benefits of raw vegetables. Despite the widespread...
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Health Information – Secrets of the Avocado (Part 3, final)

Avocados Improve Dry Skin Perhaps the most welcome benefit of avocados for women is how it can make their skin more beautiful. Prof. Inoue of Nihon University recommends keeping the skin of the avocado after eating...
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“Health Information – Secrets of the Avocado (Part 2)”

Avocados are evergreens belonging to the laurel family, and are native to Central America (Columbia and Ecuador) and the southern regions of Mexico. Literally translated, avocado means “testicle,” an unlikely name for a fruit,...
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Health Information – Secrets of the Avocado (Part 1)

Just half an avocado a day can help improve dry skin. Avocados can also prevent lifestyle-related diseases and relieve fatigue. They are mainly unsaturated fat, so they won’t increase triglycerides (neutral fats). In addition,...

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