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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 – 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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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...
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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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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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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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Health Information – Inhibit Aging with Ground Black Sesame Seeds (Part 7)

Like natto, sesame seeds are comprised mainly of protein, and are an outstanding health food. They also contain the brain-boosting vitamins B1, B2 and E. “Sesame seeds come in three varieties: black, white and...
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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Health Information – Chewing: The Start fo High Intelligence (Part 4)

Of the three important elements, the most crucial is “how you eat.” “At mealtime, the most important thing for giving your brain a boost is to chew your food well. As I mentioned earlier, moving...

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