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Benefits of Excercise and Physical Activity

Valerie Takahashi Courtesy: Ho‘okele Care at Home KEEPING STRONG, FIT AND INDEPENDENT Exercise and physical activity are great ways to have fun, enjoy the outdoors, and spend time with family and friends. Whether joining friends for a walk...
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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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HUOA Senior Health & Fitness Fair

WHO/WHAT: The Hawaii United Okinawa Association will have their annual Senior Health & Fitness Fair. There will be workshops, new products and services for seniors; health, safety, financial and cultural booth; and information for...
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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 (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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Brain-Essential Vitamin and Minerals: Boosting Your Brain with Vitamin E and Zinc (Part 1) All of us would like to be smarter, sharper and think lucidly all the time. We asked Dr. Kiyoshi Oshima of Kyoto...
The 2018 Puaka‘ana o ka lä (Rise Up!) awards recipients were: (seated, from left) comedian Frank DeLima; the Rev. Dr. Teruo Kawata and Dr. Amy Agbayani. Standing behind them are (from left): Sr. Joan Chatfield, Janet Fujioka, the Rev. Dr. Wally Fukunaga and Dr. Jeffrey Acido. (Photo by Kevin Kawamoto)

Health and Wellness – Journeys to Wellness VII

Kevin Y. Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Resilience — the ability to bounce back from significant adversity and lead a meaningful, purpose-driven life — was the underlying theme of Dr. Randal Wada’s keynote speech at the seventh annual “Journeys to Wellness” gathering on Oct. 13 at the Community Church of Honolulu. Readers may remember....
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PREVENTING ANEMIA WITH B12, THE "RED VITAMIN" (Part 8) Everyone knows that balanced nutrition from the foods you eat is important to maintaining your health. Vitamin B12, in particular, has attracted a great deal of...
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Health Information – Natto Boosts Your Brain, Strengthens Your Bones (Part 6)

Natto (fermented soy beans), one of Japan’s best-known health foods, is loaded with compounds that help slow aging of the brain such as vitamins B1, B2 and K2. Vitamin B1, known for its effects...

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