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Hawaii doctor joins obesity fight – Thegardenisland.com

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Hawaii doctor joins obesity fight Thegardenisland.com HONOLULU — Peggy Latare, MD, has received her Achievement of Diplomate from the American Board of Obesity Medicine, becoming the first physician in Hawaii, and among the first in the nation, to…

Russell Roberts‘s insight:

Good luck to Dr. Peggy Latare.  Obesity is one of Hawaii’s biggest health problems.  Most of us, myself included, don’t eat as well as we should.  My wife and I have been slowly getting away from meat, fat, and fast foods.  We have been exercising for many years.  The combination of reduced food intake and more exercise has helped us maintain our weight and stay out of the hospital.  We said "goodbye" to the plate lunch years ago…now, it’s more fruit, veggies, and water.  Remember when you could eat all you wanted and never put on weight?  As I approach the "sunset years", that routine can prove deadly.  Stay active, eat sensibly, and stay alive.  Aloha, Russ.

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Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amatuer (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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