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Good News for the Fight against Childhood Obesity

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Childhood obesity affects everyone on a national and global scale. One in 3 children in the United States is overweight or obese.

Have a Relaxing, Stress-free Summer

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We all look forward to a little rest and relaxation from our demanding, sped-up lives. Although most of us will be working during the summer, there are ways to de-stress and rejuvenate to keep us balanced and happy.

The Nation’s Water Crisis is on Our Plates

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Recent news about the California water crisis and the Ogallala aquifer depletion is yet another wakeup call for us as consumers to consider the sustainability of our eating habits.

Planning a Healthy Summer for You and for Your Family

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As the school year is coming to an end, it’s a good time to begin creating plans for a healthy summer.

Good for your Health, Good for Hawaii

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Many kamaaina residents know that the health of our aina (land) and its entire ecosystem is intertwined with our physical and mental well-being. With this knowledge, we know how essential it is to care for our precious planet.

Your Guide to Sustainable Eating

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For thousands of years, farmers used human and animal power to grow food that was mostly consumed locally. By the 20th century, mechanized "industrial" farming greatly improved crop yields while cheap fossil fuels made it possible to ship produce

Better Health - A Heartbeat Away

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Reducing your risk for cardiovascular disease doesn’t mean you have to completely revamp your lifestyle. There are many simple changes you can make in your day that can have a huge impact on your heart health.  

How to Make this Your Last New Year's Weight Loss Resolution

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Now that the elaborate, "rich" Christmas feasts and the holiday desserts are behind us, weight loss is the most common New Year’s resolution on everyone’s mind. Yet few people actually succeed in achieving their weight loss goals.

Great Desserts for a Great Christmas and Holiday

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For this year's holiday season we want to lighten up a bit and have fun. We’re going to take a break from our usual health message by bringing you delicious dessert recipes to share and enjoy with family and friends.