The Blue Zone Study and Seventh-day Adventists

The Blue Zone Study and Seventh-day Adventists

Many people who find SeventhdayAdventistDiet.com wonder about the commonly sighted Blue Zone Study which looked into the longest living populations in the world.  One of those groups were Seventh-day Adventists specifically in Loma Linda California who are living 10...
Summer Vegetable Soup

Summer Vegetable Soup

A bright and colorful soup with vegetables like tomato, zucchini and potato.  Perfect for a warm summer night or even a chilly fall day. Print Recipe Summer Vegetable Soup Course Soup Cuisine Soup Prep Time 30 Cook Time 30 Servings Ingredients 2 Cans Italian Stewed...
Vegan Apple Crisp

Vegan Apple Crisp

This isn’t super healthy, but it’s a delicious dessert for those special occasions. Print Recipe Vegan Apple Crisp Cuisine Dessert Prep Time 30 Cook Time 35 Servings 9X9 Pan Ingredients 1/3 Cup All-Purpose Flour1/2 Cup Packed Brown Sugar2 1/2 Teaspoons...
Santa Fe Salad

Santa Fe Salad

This is one of my lazy meals. It’s so simple, that you’ll feel lazy making it, but at the same time it’s delicious, nutritious and feels like you put some effort into it.   Print Recipe Santa Fe Salad Course Main Dish Cuisine Mexican, Southwestern Prep...
Vegan Enchilada Casserole

Vegan Enchilada Casserole

This vegan enchilada casserole is reminiscent of real enchiladas, but a whole lot easier to make since you just layer the ingredients.  You can also play around with the original recipe pretty easily and come up with some different variations to suit any taste buds....
How NOT To Fail Your New Years Resolutions

How NOT To Fail Your New Years Resolutions

Over 75% of resolutions are to lose weight, eat healthier, or start exercising.   Most people unfortunately say they fail their resolutions.  So, today I’m going to be giving you some tips for succeeding on your weight loss (or other health) resolutions this year....
Heart Disease and Diet?

Heart Disease and Diet?

Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States? Even if you didn’t know that- you probably do know two important factors that influence heart disease: cholesterol and blood pressure. Cholesterol: There are two types of...
Health Principle: Nutrition

Health Principle: Nutrition

Finally, the principle that is the core of this site-Nutrition. When you think of nutrition a lot of different things can run through your mind. Kale, fish, eggs, milk, vitamin supplements and fortified breakfast cereal. With all of the conflicting messages of what...
Divine Power Principle

Divine Power Principle

“Keep your wants, your joys, your sorrows, your cares, and your fears before God…. ‘The Lord is very pitiful and of tender mercy.’ James 5:11. His heart of love is touched by our sorrows and even by our utterances of them…. Nothing that...
Exercise Principle

Exercise Principle

“God designed that the living machinery should be in daily activity. For in this activity or motion is its preserving power…. The more we exercise, the better will be the circulation of the blood.”—Ellen G. White, Healthful Living It’s no surprise...
Rest Principle

Rest Principle

“A life in Christ is a life of restfulness.”—Ellen G. White, Steps to Christ What is Rest? Rest may be thought of as good sleep, meditation to relax your brain or “taking it easy” after excessive physical activity or sickness. While it can be all these...
Abstemiousnes Principle

Abstemiousnes Principle

“Abstemiousness in diet and control of the passions, will preserve the intellect and give mental and moral vigor, enabling men to bring all their propensities under the control of the higher powers, and to discern between right and wrong, the sacred and the...
Fresh Air Principle

Fresh Air Principle

“The stomach, liver, lungs and brain are suffering for want of deep, full inspirations of air which would electrify the blood and impart to it a bright, lively color, and which alone can keep it pure, and give tone and vigor to every part of the living...
Water Principle

Water Principle

“Water is the best liquid possible to cleanse the tissues…. Drink some, a little time before or after a meal.”—Ellen G. White, Healthful Living, p. 226 I think it goes without saying that water is an especially important part of any diet and...
Sunlight Principle

Sunlight Principle

“Pure air, sunlight, abstemiousness, rest, exercise, proper diet, the use of water, trust in Divine power-these are the true remedies”- Ellen White. Is Sunlight Still A Good Thing? As Adventists part of our health message has always been that exposure to...
Vegetarians-Lower Levels Of Cancer!

Vegetarians-Lower Levels Of Cancer!

For a long time studies have indicated that vegetarians have overall lower rates of cancer. In a  recent study done by Loma Linda University, researchers confirmed that vegetarians not only have lower amounts of cancer, but that different sub-categories of vegetarians...