Fifty students, their family and friends joined the administrators and faculty at the Adventist University of Chile on March 24, 2015, to inaugurate the first Diploma in Evangelism and Health Promotion. This is the first course of it´s kind offered by a faculty of theology, and is a very significant step to blending the gospel ministry with the healing ministry of Jesus.
A new course designed to train and encourage health students who are not studying at Adventist universities was launched in March 2015. This pilot project, organized by the Argentinian Union and Buenos Aires Conference in collaboration with the Health Ministries Department of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, attracted much attention when all 35 places were quickly filled.
The sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) industry is under fire today from many quarters. The New York Times reports over the last 20 years sales of full-calorie soda has fallen by 25%. At the same time, sales of bottled water have have exploded, and if the trends continue, should overtake soda as the largest beverage category within 2 years.
PositiveTip: Sodas do not provide any essential nutrients! Avoid them to limit excess calories and the associated health problems.