Proof positive! Purpose in life connected with less infections.

IMG_0074A very fascinating study shows that higher amounts of purpose in life correlate with lower interleukin-6 (= pro-inflammatory cytokine) levels. In addition it reveals that educational degrees stop playing a relevant role as soon as a certain amount of purpose in life is reached.

What’s your purpose in life?


Montebrollo Health Programs and Cooking Classes

Here are some pics of the last cooking-class we had in November. We had 16 guests, a really good number, half of them had partecipated already last time and work at the Lamborghini car-factory near Bologna. Each participant has a special story for having arrived at our cooking-class, and some have asked for a week-end session not only sunday sessions as we are having right now. The need for knowledge in how to cook vegan is becoming more and more frequent here in Italy and we are so happy to contribute to this interest. People are more and more aware of vegan diet benefits on health and some of the guests have had common experience with cancer and want to keep it under control with this kind of diet. Our cooks cooperate with the health department of our church but like to be part of lay ministries too, and they cook tremendously well! It is a dream that is coming true for me, to see health programs taking place at my farm here on the hills of Bologna, Italy

Visit the Website or contact the host Alessia Venturoli


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News from Lifestyle Center Bulgaria

Dear friends, we are happy to tell you that on December, 7th we had the ceremony of consecration of Bulgarian Lifestyle Center. The blessings of God never end and they are renewed every morning. You are welcome to our Camp Meeting starting on December, 25th - see details in the newsletter.

With love and respect,

The Team of Bulgarian Lifestyle Center, Banya

Tanea Nedelcu


Ferien mal anders?

Sri Lanka

Hallo zusammen!

Habt ihr schon Ferien für 2015 eingegeben? Wenn ihr Lust habt auf eine Erfahrung der ganz besonderen Art, dann meldet euch an! Das diesjährige Sri Lanka Projekt mit Arnold hat gezeigt, dass viele Interesse haben, erneut unvergessliche Momente in diesem zauberhaften Land zu verbringen und tiefe Freundschaften zu knüpfen. Dies ist ein Einsatz der besonderen Art.

Wir sind gespannt! Leitet diese Info auch an eure Freunde weiter!

Lg Silvia Helfenstein

Vegetable oil ingredient key to destroying gastric disease bacteria

The bacterium Helicobacter pylori is strongly associated with gastric ulcers and cancer. To combat the infection, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Jacobs School of Engineering developed LipoLLA, a therapeutic nanoparticle that contains linolenic acid, a component in vegetable oils. In mice, LipoLLA was safe and more effective against H. pylori infection than standard antibiotic treatments.

Read the whole article.

Source: Medical Press

Journal reference: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences