Author Archives: Kulani Mahikoa

About Kulani Mahikoa

Kulani Mahikoa is Vice President and Marketing Director of Kirkman Group, Inc. She has had successful careers both as a journalist and as an entrepreneur.

An Enzyme Primer — Important Things to Know About Enzymes

        By Kulani Mahikoa     Executive Vice President     Kirkman Group, Inc.   Enzymes aren’t just beneficial for good health – they’re essential.  Our body’s ability to function, to repair when injured, and to ward … Continue reading

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Don’t Overlook the Stress You’re Feeling!

It’s been a stressful month – back-to-back hurricanes, a devasting earthquake, protests in the streets over healthcare, race and court decisions, recalling the horror of 9/11 and intensifying nuclear threats, not to mention – – the kids have gone back … Continue reading

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A Minerals Primer — Important Things You Should Know About Minerals

    Have you ever noticed that most “multi-vitamin” formulations also contain multi-minerals?  That’s because vitamins need minerals to be effective.  An interesting fact is that the body can use minerals without vitamins, but it cannot use vitamins without minerals1. … Continue reading

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Prebotics: Are They Important?

        Kulani Mahikoa     Executive Vice President     Kirkman Group, Inc.     Some health experts argue that prebiotics rival probiotics in their importance to gastrointestinal and immune system health. Probiotics are good bacteria that … Continue reading

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Supplements to Support Your Student’s Brainpower

  By Kulani Mahikoa Executive Vice PresidentKirkman Group, Inc.                 The luxury of summer fun will soon give way to the more rigid demands of schoolwork when kids head back-to-school. Nutritional supplements that … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Essentials — Ensure Their Good Health with Nutritional Basics

By Kulani Mahikoa Executive Vice PresidentKirkman Group, Inc.   Heading back-to-school is always exciting. For both parents and children, it’s preparing for a new year of possibilities, activities and achievements. You’ve heard the adage, “If we have our health, we … Continue reading

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Supplements that Can Ease the Effects from Chlorinated Pools

Not many kiddos can resist the allure of a cool, turquoise swimming pool on a hot summer’s day. And even though there’s a cautionary, well-known tale here about the toxic effects of chlorine on the body – swimming in chlorinated … Continue reading

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