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Christian health: Water, an important nutrient
Jun23

Christian health: Water, an important nutrient

“Everyone who drinks of this water shall thirst again: but whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst: but the water that I shall give him shall become in him a well of water springing up to eternal life” (John 4:13-14 NASB). Jesus promises living water to anyone who believes in Him. His promise at the well that day also recognized our need for physical water. Water is a vital nutrient and the most abundant...

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Christian Health: A healthy eating pattern
Sep22

Christian Health: A healthy eating pattern

The updated Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 states that about half of all American adults have one or more preventable chronic diseases and many are related to poor quality eating patterns and physical inactivity. These include cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, some cancers and poor bone health.   Additionally more than two-thirds of adults and nearly one-third of children and youth are...

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Christian Health: Blooming into Spring
May03

Christian Health: Blooming into Spring

One of my favorite verses to recite in the morning is “This is the day which the LORD has made; Let us rejoice and be glad in it” (Psalm 118:24). What a wonderful way to start the day! As we bloom into spring, it is a great opportunity to encourage people to eat plenty of vegetables and fruits. They have so many health benefits. People who eat an overall healthful diet, including plenty of vegetables and fruits, are likely at a...

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Christian Health: Savor the flavor
Mar03

Christian Health: Savor the flavor

“How sweet are Thy words to my taste! Yes, sweeter than honey to my mouth” Psalm 119:103. March is National Nutrition Month® and the theme this year is “Savor the Flavor of Eating Right.” It encourages people to take time to enjoy and appreciate healthful food and the great flavors it provides. Each year, National Nutrition Month® focuses on the importance of people making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and...

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Christian Health: The gift of health
Dec03

Christian Health: The gift of health

Christmas is a time we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God and our Savior. Romans 6:23 tells us “For the wages of sin is death but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” God’s gift of Jesus Christ is the greatest gift of all!  One way we celebrate and rejoice with family and friends is by giving gifts.  A wonderful gift for others and yourself is the gift of promoting good health. We all enjoy...

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