Over 400 church members, including health professionals, 80 pastors and 100 SDA school directors and science teachers, were trained in the principles of healthy living and outreach, at the Missão & Cura (Mission and Healing) program, near Sao Paulo, Brazil.
A new record was set for health expos! On Sunday, December 14, 2014, the southernmost health expo served the town of Rio Grande, Tierra del Fuego, in Argentina. Over 50 people from a low income neighborhood were blessed by the team of Adventists who shared simple health principles in a friendly environment.
Most people know that smoking is hazardous to health. It is the main cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Could diet influence this risk? In a study of 120,000 health professionals, researchers found dietary quality did influence COPD risk. Those consuming the healthiest diets had one third lower risk! The healthy diet consisted of whole grains, healthy fats, nuts and lower intakes of red or processed meats, refined grains, and sugar-sweetened drinks.
PositiveTip: Eat a healthy, protective diet to preserve lung health.