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Health News From Around The World (Part 2)

Bread — It’s All About the Crusts Bread crusts are a rich source of antioxidants that combat diseases, according to a study by the German Research Center of Food Chemistry. The study discovered that the...
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Health Information – Sayonara to the Raw Vegetable Myth (Part 6)

Sauté with Extra Virgin Olive Oil Boiling is not the only way to cook vegetables; sautéing in oil is another. Sautéing in oil can increase the absorption of lycopene found in carrots and certain other...
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Heath Information – More Health News From Around the World (Part 2, final)

Oranges Prevent Cancer Eating one orange every day can decrease the risk of stroke 19 percent and reduce the risk of stomach, mouth and larynx cancer by 40-50 percent, according to a study conducted by...
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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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Your Stress-Relief Road Map

W e all experience stress in our lives, but too many of us continue living with it without trying to find ways to reduce our stress levels. We push it aside, bottle it up and,...
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Health Information – A Delicious Broccoli and Cauliflower Health Plan (Part 1)

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...
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Health Information – Glucose, The Brain’s Sole Energy Source (Part 2)

In addition to vitamins and minerals, proteins, lipids and many other nutrients are essential to the brain. The most important among these, according to Dr.  Oshima are choline and glucose. “Choline, found in egg yolks,...
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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,...
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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