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North Shore: Teaching Food as Medicine

North Shore Kauai: Food As Medicine Tour   Traditional Diet Traditional Hawaiian diets are considered to be some of the healthiest in the world. Living on a protein, vitamin and mineral rich diet that consisted mainly of poi (pounded taro root), fresh fish along with fruits and vegetables such as banana, coconut, breadfruit and sweet potato made for a clean and nourishing foundation. Even Hawaiian sea salt that was harvested in large amounts held minerals and rich health benefits. We aim to teach you about a variety of the beautiful canoe crops that the Polynesians brought to the Hawaiian islands over 1,000 years ago and how they are still being used today.  Modern Food Practices Fast forward to modern day Hawaii – you do not see this traditional health based diet by any means. Yes, you can still find fresh…

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February 18, 2019