Counsels on Health from Ellen White Selected by Don Hall, DrPH
Health in the Spirit of Prophecy <ul><li>She [Ellen White] wrote more in the field of health than any other single topic o...
Health Reform <ul><li>Let the teachings of health reform be brought into every effort to get the light of truth before peo...
Educate Educate Educate <ul><li>Educate people in the laws of life so that they may know how to preserve health. </li></ul...
Cooperating with God <ul><li>God will not work in a miraculous way to preserve the health of persons who are taking a sure...
Light on Healthy Eating <ul><li>The light that God has given and will continue to give on the food question is to be to hi...
Food God Provides <ul><li>Behold, I have given you every herb yielding seed. … and every tree, in which is the fruit of a ...
God’s Original Plan  for Man’s Diet <ul><li>Grains, fruits, nuts, and vegetables constitute the diet chosen for us by our ...
Vegetarian Diet Complete <ul><li>In grains, fruits, vegetables and nuts are to be found all the food elements that we need...
Whole-wheat Bread <ul><li>Fine flour bread (white flour) is lacking in nutritive elements to be found in bread made from t...
Olive Oil <ul><li>When properly prepared, olives, like nuts, supply the place of butter. … The oil, as eaten in the olive,...
Sugar <ul><li>Far too much sugar is ordinarily used in food. </li></ul><ul><li>Ministry of Healing, p. 301 </li></ul>
Salt <ul><li>Do not eat largely of  salt... </li></ul><ul><li>Ministry of Healing, p. 305 </li></ul>
Overeating <ul><li>Overeating is especially harmful… eat sparingly and take plenty of physical exercise. </li></ul><ul><li...
Physical Activity <ul><li>Open air exercise should be prescribed as a beneficial, life-giving necessity. </li></ul><ul><li...
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    1. 1. Counsels on Health from Ellen White Selected by Don Hall, DrPH
    2. 2. Health in the Spirit of Prophecy <ul><li>She [Ellen White] wrote more in the field of health than any other single topic of counsel. </li></ul><ul><li>Intro. to Medical Ministry </li></ul>
    3. 3. Health Reform <ul><li>Let the teachings of health reform be brought into every effort to get the light of truth before people. </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Ministry p. 304 </li></ul>
    4. 4. Educate Educate Educate <ul><li>Educate people in the laws of life so that they may know how to preserve health. </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Ministry p. 259 </li></ul>
    5. 5. Cooperating with God <ul><li>God will not work in a miraculous way to preserve the health of persons who are taking a sure course to make themselves sick by their careless inattention to the laws of health. </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Ministry , p.14 </li></ul>
    6. 6. Light on Healthy Eating <ul><li>The light that God has given and will continue to give on the food question is to be to his people today what the manna was to the children of Israel. </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Ministry, p.267 </li></ul>
    7. 7. Food God Provides <ul><li>Behold, I have given you every herb yielding seed. … and every tree, in which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed, to you it shall be for food. </li></ul><ul><li>Genesis 1:29 </li></ul>
    8. 8. God’s Original Plan for Man’s Diet <ul><li>Grains, fruits, nuts, and vegetables constitute the diet chosen for us by our Creator. These foods, prepared in a simple and natural a manner as possible, are the most healthful and nourishing. They import a strength, a power of endurance, and a vigor of intellect that are not afforded by a more complex and stimulating diet. CD 296 </li></ul>
    9. 9. Vegetarian Diet Complete <ul><li>In grains, fruits, vegetables and nuts are to be found all the food elements that we need. </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Ministry , p. 267 </li></ul>
    10. 10. Whole-wheat Bread <ul><li>Fine flour bread (white flour) is lacking in nutritive elements to be found in bread made from the whole-wheat. </li></ul><ul><li>Ministry of Healing, p. 300 </li></ul>
    11. 11. Olive Oil <ul><li>When properly prepared, olives, like nuts, supply the place of butter. … The oil, as eaten in the olive, is far preferable to animal oil or fat. </li></ul><ul><li>Ministry of Healing, p. 298 </li></ul>
    12. 12. Sugar <ul><li>Far too much sugar is ordinarily used in food. </li></ul><ul><li>Ministry of Healing, p. 301 </li></ul>
    13. 13. Salt <ul><li>Do not eat largely of salt... </li></ul><ul><li>Ministry of Healing, p. 305 </li></ul>
    14. 14. Overeating <ul><li>Overeating is especially harmful… eat sparingly and take plenty of physical exercise. </li></ul><ul><li>Ministry of Healing, p. 308 </li></ul>
    15. 15. Physical Activity <ul><li>Open air exercise should be prescribed as a beneficial, life-giving necessity. </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Ministry p. 234 </li></ul>

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