WAILUA — Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital resident Phyllis Goias said it was great to feel the sand, and Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital resident Efrenia Pagulayan was modest in celebrating her 89th birthday Tuesday at Lydgate Park.
This Sunday is Father’s Day and June is Men’s Health Month. This is a great opportunity to recognize the men in our lives, but it is also a reminder of the many health challenges men face. These include lower life expectancy, lower likelihood of visits to the doctor, and higher risk of being overweight or obese.
Do you consume energy drinks, or do you need caffeine in the afternoon to pick you up? Unfortunately you just need to look at the counter in your supermarket, gas station, or even school vending machines to see that energy drinks and supplements are everywhere.
When Mayumi Fulgencio talks about “The Bridge: Kauai to College” and its influence on her, she has nothing but good things to say.
Carbohydrates are sugars or starches. They are organic molecules that are composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms, they are the most abundant food source and a key form of energy for most organisms. Our body, however, does not require carbohydrate to survive.