December is Spiritual Literacy Month

Spiritual Literacy Month in December challenges us to read at least one book on spirituality. This December, we can broaden our minds or deepen our faith by reading a book (or 5) about spirituality, faith, or religion. Today (November 27) begins the First Week of Advent, for those who celebrate. Read more about Spiritual Literacy … Continue reading December is Spiritual Literacy Month

Review The 8 Laws of Health

If you were raised Seventh-day Adventist, or even if you came into the church later in life, you have undoubtedly heard or read many times this classic quotation: “Pure air, sunlight, abstemiousness, rest, exercise, proper diet, the use of water, trust in divine power—these are the true remedies” (Ellen G. White, Ministry of Healing, (Nampa: Pacific Press, 1905), page … Continue reading Review The 8 Laws of Health

Sleep Review

Since November 6, 2022, is when Daylight Saving Time ends (in North America), this is a good time to review your own sleep habits. Reference: Get Adequate Sleep If you got this email from someone who forwarded it to you, please consider subscribing to our blog yourself at https://adventistvegetariandiabetics.com/blog-posts/. Scroll down to the FOLLOW button and enter … Continue reading Sleep Review

Exercise & Eyesight

Does exercise affect your eyesight? If you don't know (or even if you do), please take a look at these articles: Diabetic Eye Disease Retinopathy often begins at prediabetic blood sugar levels. Learn why and what you can do to stop and even reverse this damage. https://www.bloodsugar101.com/diabetic-eye-disease Sedentary Behavior Linked to Diabetic Retinopathy https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/blog/sedentary-behavior-linked-diabetic-retinopathy/ Can … Continue reading Exercise & Eyesight

Seasonal Exercise

What season of the year is it where you live? In the Northern Hemisphere, it's summer. So you may want to exercise by swimming. If so, you need to take special care of your feet. Here are two articles for your reference: Summer Foot Care https://adventistvegetariandiabetics.wordpress.com/2017/06/23/summer-foot-care/ Diabetes and swimming https://www.swimming.org/justswim/diabetes-and-swimming/ May is actually National Water … Continue reading Seasonal Exercise

Exercise & Diabetes

Goal/Objective: To establish a daily routine of physical activity within your individual scope of mobility. Time Frame: Ongoing for the rest of your life! Which, of course, will be longer because you exercise. The Importance of Exercise When You Have Diabetes https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/the-importance-of-exercise-when-you-have-diabetes If you got this email from someone who forwarded it to you, please … Continue reading Exercise & Diabetes

More on Exercise – Benefits & Challenges

The importance of exercise to a diabetic is second only to nutrition. The exercise you choose is up to you and your health care practitioner. Peruse these articles: How To Boost Brain Function With Exercise https://www.outsideonline.com/2027601/how-boost-brain-function-exercise INTRODUCING THE FIVE MINUTE KITCHEN WORKOUT https://www.drchatterjee.com/blog/5min-kitchen-workout.cfm If you got this email from someone who forwarded it to you, … Continue reading More on Exercise – Benefits & Challenges

Pure Air

You can get exercise, fresh air, and sunshine all at the same time on your daily walk! “Even a simple walk outside can raise your immune system. ‘Exercise leads to an increase in natural killer cells, neutrophils and monocytes, which ultimately increases immune function,’ Ather Ali, ND, MPH, assistant director of Complementary/Alternative Medicine Research at … Continue reading Pure Air