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Food 101: Think Before You Eat

Pastor Mike Shreve recently addressed the importance of lining up with our Master Chef's nutrition plan for keeping our bodies healthy, because "we are called to be good stewards over this dwelling place of God by doing everything within our power to keep it healthy." On Shreve Ministries' Facebook page, he wrote: "I tell those [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:51:12-05:00May 18th, 2015|Blog, Christianity, Health, Wellness|Comments Off on Food 101: Think Before You Eat

Coconut Granola Bars

2 cups Rolled Oats ½ cup Walnuts (chopped) 1 cup Shredded Coconut ½ cup Coconut Oil ¼ cup Agave Necta Combine all ingredients and place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Makes 12 servings. Recipe by Praylani Henry

By |2015-01-20T06:19:30-05:00May 13th, 2014|Fitness, Health, Wellness|Comments Off on Coconut Granola Bars

Treating Diabetes with Diet and Exercise

Diabetes is a health condition where the body is unable to produce enough insulin and properly break down glucose (sugar) in the food. Glucose is produced in the liver and the cells of the body need it for energy. Glucose comes from food when we eat, food is digested and the carbohydrates are broken down [...]

By |2019-10-30T07:53:14-05:00October 20th, 2011|Balanced Nutrition, Silence and Solitude: Thanksgiving|Comments Off on Treating Diabetes with Diet and Exercise

Food Demons at the Office

Wednesday morning I impatiently waited in the break room while my food heated in the microwave. I was having chicken, brown rice and steamed collard greens. Yes, I know it’s not the typical breakfast, but I like starting the day with vegetables, lean protein, and quality carbohydrates. While I continued to wait on the microwave [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:49:23-05:00February 6th, 2009|Wellness|Comments Off on Food Demons at the Office

The Family on the Endangered List

I was six years old when my great grandfather and great grandmother passed away. I remember it clearly because it was seemingly so tragic. My great grandfather had a heart attack and passed away on a Saturday. My great grandmother died the following Monday after lapsing into a comma following a stroke. The deaths were [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:49:33-05:00November 12th, 2008|Health|Comments Off on The Family on the Endangered List

Living a Balanced Life

Being healthy and having a good sense of wellbeing require a life of balance. Living balanced means implementing and maintaining healthy lifestyle changes no matter what challenges exist in life. The dynamics of business and personal schedules and commitments may not allow complete focus on one area of our lives. Small investments are, therefore, important [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:49:34-05:00November 5th, 2008|Christianity, Health|Comments Off on Living a Balanced Life

3 Ways to Reach Optimum Health

As I was being driven down the streets of Paris, France, I thought to myself what a wonderful experience – to have opportunity to visit the home of the Eiffel Tour, Musée du Louvre, Montmartre and La Defense just to name a few historic sites. During a two week business trip there, I enjoyed seeing [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:49:38-05:00October 15th, 2008|Health|Comments Off on 3 Ways to Reach Optimum Health