Health & Wellness

Get to Know Your Grains - the Best, the Worst, & Why It Matters

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You’ve probably heard that you should eat lots of whole grains and we agree—but not all grains are in the same class. Read on to find out how many servings of grains you should be striving for in your daily diet, and just as importantly, which ones.

Why Your Gut Microbiome Matters

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Your gut is home to millions of microbes that help you digest food and perform other essential functions – this is known as your gut microbiome.

Wellness Team Warriors

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Here at Down to Earth we offer a holistic approach to wellness and our friendly Wellness Team Members can support you with all of your health and wellness needs.

Smile & Shop Local

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DrTung’s is a local, Kaneohe-based company that has provided the best dental health products for Hawaii, and beyond, for 25 years. DrTung’s mission is to:

How to Thrive with Type 2 Diabetes

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More than 150,000 people in Hawaii – about 1 in 9 – have diabetes, and the numbers are climbing. Every year an estimated 8,000 people in Hawaii are diagnosed with diabetes.

Mother’s Day Gift Guide & Tips to Make Her Feel Special

Happy Mother's Day

We all want to make our moms feel as special as they make us feel. While we always appreciate their endless love & care for us every day, we have one dedicated day of the year to shower them with acts of service, gifts, love & appreciation.

Meatless Protein: A Simple Guide

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Protein is an indispensable nutrient in the body – to help make antibodies that fight infections, to regulate blood sugar, to metabolize fat, and much more. Protein foods break down into 22 naturally occurring amino acids, which are known as the building blocks of protein.

Celebrating National Nutrition Month

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March is all about bringing awareness to making smart food choices and creating healthy eating & physical activity habits. Unfortunately, 50% of Americans don’t consume nearly enough fruits and vegetables in their diet.

Happy American Heart Health Month!

Happy American Heart Health Month

Happy American Heart Health Month! February is the time to focus on all the ways to boost and maintain cardiovascular health. Your heart is one of your most important organs – it pumps blood around your body, providing it with all the essential nutrients and carrying oxygen to your cells.

New Year's Resolutions In Progress

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We’re more than halfway through January, and it’s time to check in on those goals we made on the 1st.