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Seventh-Day Adventists

A branch of Protestantism founded by Ellen G White (1827–1915), which adheres to certain health-related guidelines. Seventh-Day Adventists abstain from alcohol and tobacco; consume a simple, strictly vegetarian diet; exercise; bathe regularly; and may use prayer instead of physicians, who are consulted when necessary.
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Garrett Caldwell, the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists' public relations director, referred questions regarding the lawsuit to Steve Vistaunet, a spokesman with the North Pacific Union Conference Association of Seventh-day Adventists in Ridgefield, Wash.
A 12-year study of 34,000 Seventh-day Adventists showed that they lived longer than other people - 6.
After controlling for height, boys and girls in the Seventh-Day Adventist schools were found to be leaner than their public school peers.
His father was a minister and a Seventh-day Adventist mission president, his mother an elementary school teacher.
The Seventh-day Adventist Church now has more than 18 million members globally and 1.
7, in the Barre Seventh-day Adventist Church, 297 Vine St.
Above health consciousness, most people in the city follow Seventh-day Adventist, a religion that strongly encourages congregants to follow a vegetarian or vegan diet, as well as an alcohol, tobacco and caffeine-free lifestyle.
Allen and Elmerla Colburn of Eugene celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary June 27 with a reception at the Eugene Seventh-day Adventist Church.
ACTON -- Acton Seventh-day Adventist Church will begin meeting Saturday at 32142 Crown Valley Road.
After that event, I had the chance to chat with many in the audience, ranging from Michael Newdow, the man who brought the suit against "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance, to the wife of the author of a well-known Seventh-day Adventist book on Sunday closing laws.
Unlike the Jehovah's Witnesses--another large millenarian sect--who concentrate on proselytizing, the Seventh-day Adventist Church pours its resources into education, health care, and disaster relief as well as evangelism.