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Healthful Living, Page 69

them also suitable food to sustain the physical system in a healthy condition.—Christian Temperance and Bible Hygiene, 50.

Sleep

304. Nature will restore their vigor and strength in their sleeping hours, if her laws are not violated.—A Solemn Appeal, 62.

Exercise

305. Each faculty of the mind and each muscle has its distinctive office, and all require to be exercised in order to become properly developed and retain healthful vigor. Each organ and muscle has its work to do in the living organism. Every wheel in the machinery must be a living, active, working wheel. Nature's fine and wonderful works need to be kept in active motion in order to accomplish the object for which they were designed. Each faculty has a bearing upon the others, and all need to be exercised in order, to be properly developed.—Testimonies for the Church 3:77.

Bathing

306. Bathing frees the skin from the accumulation of impurities which are constantly collecting, and keeps the skin moist and supple, thereby increasing and equalizing the circulation. Persons in health should on no account neglect bathing. They should by all means bathe as often as twice a week.—Testimonies for the Church 3:70.

Clothing

307. In order to maintain equal circulation, there should be an equal distribution of clothing, which will bring equal warmth to all parts of the body.—The Health Reformer, May 1, 1872.

Unselfish Work

308. There is a much greater work upon us than we as yet have any idea of, if we would insure health by placing ourselves in the right relation to life.... The peculiar people whom God is purifying unto

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