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Christian health: Healthful summer time meal preps
Jun03

Christian health: Healthful summer time meal preps

Planning is helpful to simplify meal preparation. Ps. 104:27-28 (HCSB) tells us, “All of them wait for You to give them their food at the right time. When You give it to them, they gather it; when You open Your hand they are satisfied with good things.” God provides us with so many wonderful foods, and each of them contains nutrients our body needs. Simple preparation is all that is needed to enjoy our food. Protein is an essential...

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Christian health: Healthful gift-giving ideas
Dec16

Christian health: Healthful gift-giving ideas

Christmas is a season of great joy as we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ our Savior—God’s greatest gift to the world! “Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift!” (2 Cor. 9:15).  One way we celebrate is to give gifts to family and friends. It shows we care for them. We can give gifts promoting healthier living and perhaps open a door to share the Gospel with lost people. The best gift we can give is to share Jesus with those who...

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Christian Health: Autumn harvest of vegetables and fruits
Oct29

Christian Health: Autumn harvest of vegetables and fruits

The autumn harvest offers an assortment of brilliantly colored vegetables and fruits packed with the nutrients our bodies need. This is a great season to savor more brightly colored produce that provides nutrients including vitamins A, C and K, folate, magnesium, potassium and dietary fiber for good health. Each of these, like all nutrients, has specific functions in the body promoting good health. They also contain phytonutrients...

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Christian Health: The importance of family mealtime
Sep24

Christian Health: The importance of family mealtime

Gathering together around the table as a family at home to enjoy a meal has many benefits. From a nutritional perspective, families who regularly share meals together tend to have healthier eating habits than those who don’t eat together. Children tend to eat more fruits and vegetables at shared meals plus eat fewer fried foods and drink less soda. They also are less likely to be overweight and are more likely to eat an overall...

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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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