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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...
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Health Information – Sayonara to the Raw Vegetable Myth (Final)

Eat More Vegetables by Cooking Them Everyone should try to eat 300 grams of vegetables each day — 100 grams of green and yellow vegetables and 200 grams of non-green/yellow vegetables. “Three hundred grams is...
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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 – 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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Health Information – A Delicious Broccoli and Cauliflower Health Plan (Part 2)

Broccoli, a member of the mustard family, was accepted early on in the United States as a vegetable with cancer-preventing benefits. More recently, broccoli sprouts, with even greater cancer-preventing benefits than mature broccoli, have...
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 and the variety of paths to reach that destination. This year, participants gathered at The Community Church of....
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Health Information – Sayonara to the Raw Vegetable Myth (Part 7)

Vegetables Are Better Cooked Why do human beings need to eat vegetables in the first place? Today, human beings are said to require 300 grams of vegetables each day. “Vegetables contain vitamins such as A and C,...

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