Monday, May 16, 2022
by Rob Kay If you want to get into an argument, or possibly a fistfight, try taking a pro-GMO stance the next time you get together with friends or family. There seems to be no issue quite as contentious as genetically modified foods, aka GMOs. The conventional wisdom, at least among...
Opah Crisps Pupu from Hawaii Food Porn's Tahiti Rey.
HONOLULU – Masaharu Morimoto, known to millions as the star of Iron Chef and Iron Chef America, is pleased to announce some exciting new menu items at Morimoto Waikiki (1775 Ala Moana Boulevard; 808.943.5900), the signature restaurant at The Modern Honolulu.  Morimoto Waikiki features a stylish dining environment and...
By Dora Hasan Mekouar - Yogurt, pizza and chicken sandwiches are the rising stars of the American diet, according to a consumer research firm that just published its 29th annual Eating Patterns in America Report. “The real ‘Foods of the Decade’ are not hummus, quinoa, nor kale, and not even Sriracha,” Harry Balzer,...
By Jessica Berman - WASHINGTON—People with cognitive problems - including memory loss due to Alzheimer’s disease - may someday be able to have their memory boosted with electric current.  Researchers used a non-invasive procedure called Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to jumpstart a region of the brain that’s involved in forming...
  By Jerome Socolovsky - It used to be done mainly at spiritual retreats and in yoga centers, but now mindfulness meditation is practiced in offices, schools, prisons and even the U.S. military. Although it’s been around for decades, the mindfulness movement is being called a revolution. Advocates say it reduces...
A large German study is the latest clinical trial to suggest that a cheap generic treatment for diabetes can stave off symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, although conclusive proof from a more formal trial could be about five years away. Earlier studies have suggested that people and animals given the widely...
Vine - Twitters' video sharing application - is the latest social media craze in Hawaii. Those not familiar with the application can imagine what a baby would look like if YouTube and Twitter shacked up. While Twitter is micro blogging, Vine is Micro Vlogging. People create and share 6-second videos through...
Not all dinosaurs went extinct. Some are alive today in the form of birds. A new study finds that shrinking helped these birds continue to thrive and evolve. “If we really want to know how birds came about, then we need to study the line leading to birds, which includes...
Researchers have discovered yet another reason to hit the gym. A new study of older adults who were at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease claims that moderate physical activity can prevent shrinkage of the hippocampus, the area of the brain responsible for memory and spatial orientation. It is also the...