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Halloween Candy: A Treat or a Trick?

Fall is fast approaching, and when many of us think of this season of cooler temps and falling leaves, we think Halloween.  Some of your kids are probably already dreaming of their costumes, Halloween parties, trick-or-treating in Kailua – AND all the candy. Don’t let these little treats trick your body this Halloween season! What …

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Take A Different Kind of Break

We often associate ‘taking a break’ with a chance to chill, put our feet up, or sit in front of the TV.  A just-published study in the journal Obesity shows that an entirely different type of break can have significant health benefits:  this is, a break in the time we spend being sedentary.      …

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Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

A staggering 24 million children in the US are now overweight or obese – that is 1 of every 3 of our kids!  Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were previously seen only in adults, like diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and heart disease.  Sadly, the current generation of children is expected, for …

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