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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 – 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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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...
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....

Health News From Around The World (Part 1)

Can Wine Prevent Dementia? People who drink wine in moderation are less likely to develop dementia, according to research conducted by the Institute of Preventive Medicine in Copenhagen, Denmark. Weekly and monthly wine drinkers of...
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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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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 – 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 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 – 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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