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
Category Archives: Health & Temperance
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…
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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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…
Many people who are overweight or obese often blame it on their genes. In a meta-analysis of nearly 10,000 subjects, researchers from England found even those with genetic risk factors for obesity respond as well as anyone else to diet and exercise. This data strongly suggests that obesity-linked genes do not affect the ability to lose weight.
PositiveTip: Don’t blame your genes. While your genes may increase your risk of being fat, your choices of healthful lifestyle change make is possible to lose weight! Continue Reading…
The correlation of diet with cancer-risk was a central focus of the Adventist Health Study-1 conducted by Loma Linda University School of Public Health. Discover the impact of fruit, legumes, and meat on various cancers in this easy-to-read chart.
Are you tired? Have you ever felt frustrated that you don’t seem to have the time to keep yourself healthy and build a healthy church at the same time. Pastors have a tendency to let their physical health go unchecked. Can you relate? You are so focused on your church, that you just don’t have time to exercise and it’s just easier to grab takeout than pack a lunch while you go visiting. If this is you, Rick Warren has a few suggestions for you. Pastors, Your Physical Health Matters Too!
Source: NAD Ministerial
Dr. Neil Nedley is the president of Weimar Institute and a full-time practicing physician in Internal Medicine, with emphasis in gastroenterology, mental health, lifestyle medicine, and the difficult-to- diagnose patient.
Dr. Nedley is the author of Proof Positive, Depression: The Way Out, and The Lost Art of Thinking. He is also the founder and author of the widely acclaimed Nedley Depression & Anxiety Recovery Program. He has lectured and taught extensively around the globe on nutrition and lifestyle.
Dr. Nedley and his wife, Erica, have four sons: Joel, Allen, Nathan, and Justin. Watch Here as Dr. Nedley approaches the important topics of mental health and emotional intelligence.