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Wednesday, December 17, 2014         

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People generally know that calcium in the diet is essential for building and maintaining healthy bones. However, scientific recommendations for the amount of calcium individuals should consume vary from one country to another.

In the United States, 128,000 people are hospitalized and 3,000 die each year from a preventable disease.

If you could put exercise in a pill, it would likely be the most frequently prescribed medication in the world.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has provided food recommendations to Americans since 1894 even before the discovery of vitamins.

Hawaii has experienced serious hurricanes roughly once out of every 10 years during the past 50 years. It’s that time of the year again to hope for the best and plan for the worst. Central Pacific hurricane season started June 1 and continues through Nov. 30.

In a 1939 radio address, President Franklin Roosevelt said, "Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth.

It is well known that malnutrition or exposure to toxins during pregnancy can disrupt normal development and cause birth defects in infants.

Today’s technology is amazing. Information can be spread in minutes throughout the world via the Internet and broadcast media. But advances in communication technology also have opened a Pandora’s box of misinformation.

We often hear the comment, “Can’t nutritionists make up their minds? They keep changing things!”

What makes us uniquely ourselves? Certainly, memories play a key role in shaping our uniqueness. We are clearly shaped by our past experiences, and the memories of these experiences strongly influence how we relate to the world.


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