Category Archives: Health & Temperance

Lifelong Learning – The Science of Sabbath

In a world saturated with technology and social media, more and more people are becoming burned out. Is taking a day off every week from the stresses of life important? As Seventh-day Adventists, we believe it is. But what about taking a day off every week from technology as well? Read this insightful article (The science of Sabbath: How people are rediscovering rest—and claiming its benefits) on why this may be something to try.

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Health and Temperance – New Year’s Resolutions You Won’t Want to Break

Christmas is over, now let the New Year begin! New Year’s resolutions have been made for some 4000 years. It’s a fun tradition that has passed the test of time, but this fun can also lead to feelings of failure when, inevitably, they are not kept. Read New Year’s Resolutions You Won’t Want to Break from Adventist Health System for four simple tips on how to make your New Year’s resolutions successful.

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Health & Temperance – Why Adventist Pastors Get Depressed

Pastors get depressed? But they’re doing God’s work! Shouldn’t they be immune to the mental problems of the world? That’s not how it works, sin affects us all and pastors are in fact human. Learn some of the reasons why pastors can struggle with depression and by understanding, maybe pastors can find ways to get help and lay-members can be understanding and encouraging toward them. Read More 

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Health & Temperance – Fast Food Genocide?

The world’s growing obsession with fast, processed foods is killing more people than any war. On “HeartWise”, Dr. Joel Fuhrman talks about how we can learn from the past and help shape the future for everyone in our community. Listen to “HeartWise” on LifeTalk Radio, Thursday at 2 p.m. Check for a radio station near you at www.lifetalk.net. Or listen online via www.lifetalk.net, ROKU, Amazon Echo, or the free LifeTalk Radio mobile app.

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Health and Temperance – Healthy Pastor, Healthy Church

Have you been taking care of yourself lately? I mean, really taking care of yourself? It’s difficult when you have sermons to write, board meetings to run, visits upon visits to make, church elders and leaders to oversee….the list goes on and on. Sometimes your health takes a backseat to all the things you need to do, but are you really helping the church by being unhealthy? One pastors thinks otherwise. Read the story of a pastor who decided to make a change. Healthy Pastor, Healthy Church

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Health & Temperance – The Nature Fix: The Three-Day Effect

Nature is not only beautiful to look and marvel at the Creator’s splendor, but it also provides time to rejuvenate. Spending a few days “disconnected” does wonders to the body and mind. Find out how the Three-Day Effect can improve your health and wisdom. Read More…

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Health & Temperance – Are Vegetarian Diets Adequate?

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has published its newest position statement on vegetarian diets. It states well-planned vegetarian diets are “appropriate, and they satisfy the nutrient needs and promote normal growth at all stages of the life cycle, including pregnancy and lactation, infancy, childhood, adolescence, older adulthood and for athletes.” Read More

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Health & Temperance – Impact of Meat Consumption on Health and Environmental Sustainability

Two Adventist dieticians’ work is included in a book on red meat’s impact on health and the environment that won first prize in in its category at this year’s Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. READ MORE. And the top cookbook honor this year also went to an Adventist — CLICK HERE for this story.

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Health & Temperance – Go Healthy for Good

Go Healthy for Good! Explore blue zones and meet centenarians to find out what they are doing to increase life expectancy. Discover how you can promote longevity for your brain and overall health!

Welcome spring with some fun, tasty recipes! Download FREE recipe cards to create your favorite entrees, salads, desserts, and more that have been featured on Go Healthy For Good.

Be sure to catch Go Healthy For Good every Monday-Thursday at 2 p.m., 7 p.m., and 10 p.m. EDT on Hope Channel for more tips on how to live a healthier, happier life.

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Health & Temperance – Sleep Matters

Are you sleeping enough? Lack of sleep among the U.S. working population is costing 2.28% of the GDP because of lower productivity levels and a higher risk of mortality. Researchers estimate that increasing nightly sleep by 1–1.5 hours per night could add $226.4 billion to the U.S. economy. Daily physical activity, set bedtimes and limited use of electronic devices before bed can help. Continue Reading…

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