Each Saturday, Adventist enjoy a 24-hour Sabbath rest from work and school to join family and fellow believers in worship, fellowship, prayer and communion with God.
The Seventh-day Adventist Church is an American-born religion that began in the mid-1800’s. From the outset it gave a priority to a healthy lifestyle as part of its understanding of Scriptures. Special diets, concentration on exercise and healthy living have resulted in its membership living on average 8-10 years longer than others (as noted in a CBS story on living a longer life). In fact, nearly 100,000 members of the Adventist Churches 1 million members in North America have participated in several long-term studies funded in part by the federal government - to understand the secret of the Adventist approach.
National Geographic's Dan Buettner collaborated in a study by the National Institute on Ageing and later wrote about its findings in a book that became the best-selling book The Blue Zones.
To learn more about the history of our health message and Adventism visit Journey Films and look for the video The Adventist.
Are you looking for healthy alternatives? Visit our vegetarin food store for options from Worthington, Loma Linda, Cedar Lakes Meat Substitutes.
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