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Book Review by Cal Samra: The Ten Guiding Lights to Health and Wholeness

American society is deluged with a proliferation of contradictory health and wellness information. Etta Dale Hornsteiner’s outstanding new book—The Ten Guiding Lights to Health and Wholeness—is a breath of fresh air: a holistic approach to health addressing the physical, mental and spiritual. Hornsteiner daringly maintains that the Ten Commandments and the teachings of Jesus are [...]

By | August 31st, 2017|Book Reviews|Comments Off on Book Review by Cal Samra: The Ten Guiding Lights to Health and Wholeness

The Amazing Kohlrabi!

It’s amazing that there are so many different vegetables and fruits, yet we limit ourselves to just a few of them. I am a creature of habit. I can eat basically the same food every day. Recently, however, I have been exploring the local farmer’s market. I find it exciting. There are as many different vegetables [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|Wellness|Comments Off on The Amazing Kohlrabi!

The Ten Guiding Lights to Health and Wholeness

  Statistics continually show that the faith-based community remains a high risk group in dire need of health and wellness intervention. The most recent research shows that Christians, in particular, may need to look to more than weight loss programs to lose those extra pounds. To fight the obesity epidemic, Christians should consider a holistic [...]

By | November 7th, 2016|Health and Wellness Bible Study|Comments Off on The Ten Guiding Lights to Health and Wholeness

Trim Some Fat from your Soul and Lose Weight

When I left the classroom for the gym, working no longer as a teacher but as a personal trainer, it didn’t take me long to recognize that something was amiss as I began training adults, particularly the ones interested in losing weight. They had other challenges besides adhering to an exercise program and a healthy [...]

By | June 8th, 2015|Blog, Health, Spirituality, Wellness|Comments Off on Trim Some Fat from your Soul and Lose Weight

Persimmons: Japanese Fruits for the Holidays?

Now that fall is upon us and winter is right around the corner, summer fruits like peaches, cherries, watermelon, and mangoes will all but disappear from the fruit stands and grocery stores. During the fall and winter months, a variety of powerhouse fruits will take their rightful place in the produce department of grocery stores [...]

By | December 29th, 2012|Balanced Nutrition, The Light: Christmas|0 Comments

Sleep Apnea: A Silent Killer

Obstructive Sleep Apnea(OSA) is a complex medical disease that has reached epidemic status in the USA. It was estimated in 2005 that between 12-18 Million Americans suffer from this disease. Forty percent are not obese, 36% with Type 2 Diabetes have undiagnosed OSA, 63% of these patients with OSA will progress to high blood pressure, congestive heart [...]

By | October 27th, 2010|Health, Rest in Him|0 Comments

5 Ways to De-Stress

Looking stressed and defeated my coworker asked me if I had heard that her husband was terminated from his job. She seemed as if she needed to be assured that everything would be okay. She talked about having a little money saved up that would help them cover their bills until he hopefully found other [...]

By | April 17th, 2009|Health, Religion, Wellness|0 Comments