Diet and Character Development

Diet and Character Development

The recent evidence evaluation and announcement by the World Health Organization (WHO) on the carcinogenicity of red and processed meat adds to numerous studies suggesting a vegetarian lifestyle as a better dietary option. A simple Google search comparison of the scholarly interest in vegetarianism between 2000 and 2015 suggests a threefold increas

Psychology: Friend or Foe? Part 1: The Bad Side

Psychology: Friend or Foe? Part 1: The Bad Side

“No way! Check this out!” I loudly exclaimed. Many years ago, while at the Adventist Book Center, I stumbled upon an Ellen White compilation I’d never even heard of: Mind, Character, and Personality. My wife looked at me, hit my elbow, and shushed me. Apparently I was being too loud. I couldn’t help myself; I was excited! In that instant I had foun

Diet and Mental Health

Diet and Mental Health

In 1905, Ellen G. White said that “diet materially affects the mind and disposition” (Adventist Home, p. 252). Given her level of education and lack of scientific background, few people paid attention to her statement. It would take another century before we could fully appreciate her timeless words. The Surprising Connection Between Brain and Gut

Remember the Alamodome!

Remember the Alamodome!

More than 1,700 medical and non-medical volunteers participated in this year’s Your Best Pathway to Health medical mission in San Antonio, Texas, from April 8 to 10. These hardy volunteers not only set up and broke down the makeshift hospital at the Alamodome, but they woke up before dawn so the clinic could open its doors to a grateful public at 7