health

Becoming a Vegetarian

October 13, 2016
Are you a vegetarian? If so, you have probably been asked this question multiple times: “What does a vegetarian eat?" What do you answer? Here are some good tips to mention to anyone looking into what adopting a vegetarian diet is really like. Interested, but not yet a vegetarian? Here are a few good things to do to get started!

Are you a vegetarian? If so, you have probably been asked this question multiple times: “What does a vegetarian eat?" What do you answer? Here are some good tips to mention to anyone looking into what adopting a vegetarian diet is really like. Interested, but not yet a vegetarian?

What's a Germ? Part 2

September 21, 2016
We've all heard of the word “germ”. But what is a germ? Actually, "germ" is a generic term that refers to micro-organisms that cause diseases. We've found out what a virus is last week. This week, what are bacteria?

Bacteria are microorganisms that come in different shapes and sizes. Some are round, oval, spiral, or rod-shaped. Some are friendly and help their host, while others are aggressive and pathogenic. Bacteria are different then viruses in that bacteria can live in soil, water, and on plants.

What's Arthritis?

July 31, 2016
Arthritis is an inflammatory joint disorder that affects millions of people around the world. The symptoms can be quite debilitating and uncomfortable, and we hope that by learning about it and its main causes over the next few weeks, we can understand more about how to prevent and treat this disease.

What causes arthritis and how can it be prevented and/or treated?

 

Vegetables, Colors, and the Gospel

April 3, 2016
There are many known benefits to eating vegetables, and science is discovering more all the time. But did you know there are spiritual lessons we can learn from the colors found in nature? The colors are reminders of God’s love every time we eat of them.

Fruits and Vegetables are the original fast food. They are packed with fiber, nutrients, and color. In fact, the different colors represent different nutrients and health benefits. Scientist link low fruit and vegetable intake as among the top ten risk factors attributable to early mortality.

Fighting Fear and Sadness

March 27, 2016
There are so many things in this world that can bring fear and sadness. Understanding what fear is and how it works can lead to a better understanding of how we can control it!

There are so many things in this world that can bring fear and sadness. Fear of the dark is a common childhood fear. Among the youth, fear of loneliness or rejection is common. In adulthood, there are fears of failure, worry about economic security, and tension brought on by political wars.

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