News Release

Health by Choice - Not by Chance

Members of the community recently gathered at the Sydney Prairiewood meetinghouse of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for an educational evening with Dr.Hans Diehl, a well-known health professional and one of the world's top epidemiologists. Dr Diehl presented a seminar on the scientific confirmation of the inspired law of health practiced by members of the church. see (Word of Wisdom).


Dr Diehl taught the audience how simple lifestyle changes can prevent, and facilitate the reversal of some of our lifestyle-related diseases. After a discussion on the magnificence of the human body, Dr Diehl expressed, “We are the Ultimate Design Miracle." He asked rhetorically, "How could you want to put second class food into a first class body?” Dr Diehl is a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church and also an advocate of the health law, Word of Wisdom, taught in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Elder Leota - senior Latter-day Saint leader, concluded the evening by re-emphasising the sacredness of the body and the importance of caring for it through healthy diets and lifestyle.  Revisiting the principles of the Word of Wisdom, he reminded the audience of the blessings of physical and mental strength given to those who diligently follow a pattern of healthy habits.

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