Entries by Dr. Jana Bogs

Grant received for Nutrition Grown research and teaching garden

Please celebrate with me this new grant for Nutrition Farming for Hawaii™. a project of the North Kohala Community Resource Center.  Working together with the Hawaii Institute for Pacific Agriculture, a research and demonstration garden for Nutrition Grown™ foods is being established.  We will have a large variety of vegetable crops in production and track their […]

Mangoes Grown the Right Way

At the local market the other day, I was shopping for mangoes.  Most of the mangoes I had recently were insect contaminated or partly rotten, even if they looked OK on the outside.  Then on one table, I spotted a gorgeous mango for sale, so I enquired as to the farm from which it came. […]

“Let Food Be Thy Medicine”, but where are the Medicinal Quality Foods?

Hippocrates was revered for his great teachings, one of which was:  “Let food be thy medicine, and let medicine be thy food.”  Yes, we need to look to nature for health and healing.  Natural foods contain a vast array of naturally-occurring phytonutrients.  “Phyto” means plant.  In addition to containing the always-important vitamins and mineral complexes, […]