Health is the gracious gift of God, and is preserved best by choosing the most healthful lifestyle possible, empowered by the Grace of God. We invite you to explore and learn more on these pages.

Seventh-day Adventists and Nutrition

The Seventh-day Adventist Church encourages a balanced vegetarian diet. “The diet God ordained in the Garden of Eden--the vegetarian diet--is the ideal, but sometimes we cannot have the ideal. In those circumstances, in any given situation or locale, those who wish to stay in optimum health will eat the best food that they can obtain.” — Seventh-day Adventists Believe, p. 286.

There are different types of vegetarian diets including...

SID Health Ministries Advisory

Health Ministries leaders, hospital administrators and health professionals involved in Health Ministries joined together to attend the SID Health Ministries advisory held in Johannesburg on May 29-June 2, 2016. Dr Bangwato Sikwa, SID HM director, coordinated the event. A highlight was the joint collaboration in the elaboration of the new Health Ministries Strategic Plan for the quinquennium. Attendees were inspired by the presentations and contributed to the joint Strategic Plan.

PositiveTips from PositiveChoices.com

The American Heart Association's My Life Check(r) is built around 7 simple health habits: blood pressure, body-mass index, smoking, diet, cholesterol, blood sugar and exercise. A study of over 6000 adults found those with the best scores were 41% less likely than those with the lowest scores to develop atrial fibrillation. PositiveTip: What is your score? Find out by taking the quiz at My Life Check!