Adventists believe the key to wellness lies in a life of balance and temperance. Nature creates a wealth of good things that lead to vibrant health. Pure water, fresh air and sunlight—when used appropriately—promote clean, healthy lives.

A well-balanced vegetarian diet that avoids the consumption of meat coupled with intake of legumes, whole grains, nuts, fruits and vegetables, along with a source of vitamin B12, will promote vigorous health.

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"Throughout the world the Seventh-day Adventist Church runs a wide network of hospitals, clinics, lifestyle centers, and sanitariums. These play a role in the church's health message and worldwide missions outreach.

The largest medical school and hospital in North America is Loma Linda University and Loma Linda University Medical Center. AdventHealth is the largest not-for-profit Protestant health care provider in the United States. It is sponsored by the Seventh-day Adventist Church and cares for over 5 million patients yearly."