Calcium and Women’s Health

by By Sabra Leomo, Registered Dietitian

In May we celebrate Mother’s Day and also National Women’s Health Week. Women’s health needs differ from person to person in many ways. But one nutrient many of us struggle with is calcium. Although we constantly hear how important calcium is for females, unfortunately many of us lack the recommended amount for a sustainable healthy body.

Top 10 Plant-based Proteins to Add to Your Diet!

by Tandis Bishop, RDN, LD, CDE

Plant-proteins have received a lot of attention over the past few decades for their benefits to health and disease prevention. Unlike animal proteins, plant sources of protein are packed with disease-fighting nutrients, fiber, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, and are naturally low in fat. And they contain zero cholesterol!

“But where do you get your protein?” is probably the most common question those living a plant-based lifestyle get. Here is a list of plant-proteins to help answer that question. Include these protein-rich foods into your daily routine for optimal health.

Healthy Summer Superfruits

by Manjari Fergusson

There’s nothing like biting into a rich and refreshing piece of fruit on a hot summer day here in Hawaii – and the more nutritionally packed it is, well, so much the better. Read on to learn about some nutritiously rich local fruits that are in season.