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May 2014

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Talk Story with the Love Life! Team

MA’O Farm Builds Community

A few weeks ago, I had the amazing opportunity to visit MA‘O Organic Farms, which is 25-acre organic certified farm in Lualualei Valley on the western coast of O‘ahu, near the town of Wai‘anae. The trip was just one of the many events I had planned as part of a three-day meeting that Down to Earth hosted for members of the Independent Natural Food Retailers Association, who were visiting Hawaii from the mainland. Read more ...

Feature Article

Shop Organic Food on a Budget

If you're shopping on a budget, you can save money by knowing which foods you should buy organic. They're the ones that otherwise would be conventionally grown and have the highest levels of toxic chemicals and pesticides. Therefore, they are the highest priority to buy organic in order to avoid these agricultural chemicals. Read more ...

Health Tip

Get Active! Even a Little Shows Great Benefits!

With our everyday busy schedules, physical exercise is an activity or for some, a task, that only occurs if and when we can make time for it. For many Americans, it’s not a part of our lifestyle but only a concept that you know would be good to do but realistically never happens. Physical inactivity is a major public health problem, and convincing evidence shows that it contributes to several chronic diseases and conditions. Read more ...

Quote of the Month

“Exercise is King, nutrition is Queen, put them together and you’ve got a kingdom.”

- Jack LaLanne

Featured Recipes

We are enjoying hints of spring and relishing the organic produce in season… avocado, mango, sweet corn, eggplant, and others. Longer days mean more time spent outside, and these quick recipes will get you to the park and out of the kitchen!


Avocado Lime Cream Pie