On December 3, 2015 Adventist University of Chile (UNACH) graduated 41 individuals who completed the requirements for the Diploma in Evangelism and Education for Health. This one year training program is offered by the Faculty of Theology to prepare pastors and others to more effectively contribute to outreach of the church through Comprehensive Health Ministry initiatives. The students focused on principles of healthful living, mission to the cities, management of centers of influence along with field projects on campus and in the surrounding communities.
In this video clip, Dr. Peter Landless, Director of the Health Ministries Department at the headquarters of the Seventh-day Adventist church comments on a recent report from the World Health Organization. After a careful review of the accumulated data, the International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified processed meat as carcinogenic to humans based on sufficient evidence, and red meat as probably carcinogenic to humans based on limited evidence.
Analysis of the Framingham Heart Study has found that those drinking sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) had more belly fat than those not drinking SSBs. Yet the industry continues to supply the market with large quantities of this liquid candy--because there are steady customers to buy it! For a different perspective and a good laugh, watch If Soda Commercials Were Honest!
PositiveTip: If you don't buy and drink belly-fat inducing SSBs they will not have an impact on you!