Five Oaks Seventh-day Adventist Church is located at 4124 Farrington Rd, Durham, NC 27707, midway between Durham and Chapel Hill, NC. We are a family of diversity, with members from many different nations and ethnicities around the globe. We unite in our diversity to undertake God's mission for us in our community. We invite you to join us as we seek God's will in worship and in service to the community.
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Christian Education is one of the key ministries of the Five Oaks Church. To link to The Five Oaks Adventist Christian School site, check out the updated Christian Education Section.
Sabbath, March 18, 2017 (Bulletin)
Speaker: Stan Shireman
Pastor Will Oosthuizen
The One "Healthy" Food a Doctor Would Never Eat (and Why You Should Stop Too)
With so many conflicting messages online, it can be incredibly difficult to differentiate what's healthy from what's not. Is the latest ancient superfood discovery really a cure for hormone imbalance? Is eating raw food better for you than consuming the cooked version? While health and wellness trends come and go, thankfully there are some things we're all taught since school age that we don't ever have to question… or should we? If the latest research is anything to go by, we should be eating 10 portions of fruit and vegetables a day instead of five, as previously thought, and that eating cheese doesn't, in fact, make your heart healthier. Wait, what? All those years of drinking calcium-enriched milk in our elementary years with a cheese stick for lunch have actually been doing our health a disservice? According to Neal D. Barnard, MD, author of New York Times best seller The Cheese Trap, it's actually sabotaging it.
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