With the world's population predicted to grow from 7 billion to 9 billion people in the next 35 years, it has been suggested that animal agriculture is becoming a wasteful luxury. Do we need to eliminate meat, milk and egg production and grow human food instead of animal feeds?
Obesity is a major health issue worldwide, but finding solutions to the problem is amazingly complex. Google searches reveal an overwhelming amount of information on the topic. There are more than 28 million websites dealing with preventing obesity and more than 83 million on treatments to reverse the condition.
The first several months of a baby's life can be a period of great joy for a mother. However, this is not always the case. The postpartum period that follows the birth of a child carries a high risk of both physical and mental health challenges.
With almost a month of the holiday season already under your belt, the belt may be getting a bit tighter. But before you head out to buy a new belt (and wardrobe) for 2014, consider a few of the following tips to rein in that unruly appetite in the midst of plenty.
Do you make your food choices based on fear, outrage and eating only "healthy" foods? That can become a problem if essential nutrient needs are not met. A rational fear of hazards in the world around us is normal and important for health and survival.
Some issues are so "hot" that it can be difficult to get the facts straight. A current example is making sense out of the potential risks and benefits of foods from genetically modified organisms, commonly called GMO foods.
Do you favor raising property taxes on nonresident owners of “Residential A” properties, those valued at $1 million or more?
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Potholes, Sewers And Name-dropping
All invoke political luminaries, past and present. All include a brag session: “Look at all the amazing things my administration did for you last year.” And all finish with promises of more wondrous accomplishments to come. Read More »
The First Native Football Player
John Henry Wise, former territorial senator, pastor and creator of the Hawaiian Home Lands Commission legislation, also was the first-ever Native Hawaiian to play college football. Read More »