What the Bible Says About Healthy Living

What the Bible Says About Healthy Living

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Overview

In a world infatuated with junk food and fad diets, why have we overlooked the simple instructions provided in the Bible that have guided people for thousands of years toward better health? You don't have to be Jewish or Christian to find wisdom for healthier living in this doctor's scripturally based book on eating and feeling better, and living longer. You'll learn the truth about grains and nuts, and the ins and outs of meat, fat, and sweeteners. Discover why beverages can be the elixirs of life or death. The principles here will help anyone who is sick and tired of feeling sick and tired find energy, freedom from illness, and more vibrant health.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800725693
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/06/2006
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 286
Sales rank: 560,008
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

DR. REX RUSSELL is a board-certified invasive radiologist. A former three-year letterman in football at Oklahoma State, Dr. Russell now spends his time in the areas of vascular radiology, which uses angioplasty to open up vessels suffering from hardening or blockage. He attended medical school at Baylor University in Houston, TX, and completed his residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He has practiced at two of the nation's outstanding hospitals, St. Luke's Hospital in Houston and the Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith, Arkansas, where he and his wife, Judy, make their home.



HOMETOWN: FT. SMITH, ARKANSAS

Table of Contents

Foreword Jordan S. Rubin 9

Preface: Check Your Health IQ 11

Introduction 13

Part I If We Were Created Perfect, Why Are We Sick?

1 Eating Right in a World Gone Wrong 18

2 Health with Obedience 37

Part II The Three Principles

3 Principle I: Eat the Foods God Created for You 58

4 Principle II: Don't Alter God's Design 69

5 Principle III: Don't Let Any Food or Drink Become Your God 82

Part III Dinner According to the Divine Design

6 Going with the Grain (and Nuts, Too) 98

7 The Fat of the Land 119

8 The Meat to Eat 137

9 How Sweet It Is 159

10 Mom Was Right: Eat Your Fruits and Veggies 171

11 The Spice(s) of Life 185

12 Beverages: Elixirs of Life-or Death 196

Appendix

1 Answers to "Check Your Health IQ" 220

2 Frequently Asked Questions 230

3 How to Begin a Relationship with Your Creator 245

Notes 248

Index 260

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