The Daniel Fast for Weight Loss

What does the Bible say about weight loss and healthy lifestyle?

Title:  The Daniel Fast for Weight Loss
Author: Susan Gregory
Publisher: Tyndale Momentum
Release Date: December 29, 2015



If you’re tired of chasing the latest diet fad only to find that you’ve gained weight, it’s time to try an entirely different approach. The Daniel Fast for Weight Loss succeeds where other programs fail because it focuses on your relationship with God as well as on your relationship with food. Once you discover the pleasures of eating the food God has provided for optimum health, you will not want to turn back. The Daniel Fast for Weight Loss offers a strategic, biblically based plan backed by solid research that will eliminate your cravings and help you to drop those unwanted pounds once and for all.

Susan Gregory, “The Daniel Fast Blogger” and bestselling author of The Daniel Fast, is back with a spiritual and practical roadmap to this wildly popular 21-day fast for anyone who wants to lose weight and develop a lifestyle of health in a way that honors God. Way beyond a diet plan, The Daniel Fast for Weight Loss includes more than 90 new recipes, multiple tips for successful fasting, a 21-day devotional, and practical guidance for maintaining weight loss and good eating habits even after you complete your Christ-centered fasting experience. Embark on a life-changing journey toward happiness and confidence about the body God designed for you.

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An interesting approach to exemplifying God and the food He has provided. The Daniel Fast for Weight Loss focuses on changes to one's lifestyle and ultimately weight through one's relationship with God and how that in turn helps you understand your relationship with food.

With preparation to your mind, body and emotions during this fast, The Daniel Fast for Weight Loss, provides readers a guide to meditation, a 21-day devotional, as well as 50 recipes to choose from to implement this plan for a healthier lifestyle that includes closer communication with God. The food aspects includes focusing on foods that are grown from a seed, which includes fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes and such. I've only read through this book, and have not implemented this plan.  So I cannot vouch for the results, but I must note, I do enjoy the discussion in the book brought on with references to the Bible. It is not only about food, but self-image and how the Bible talks of health in a spiritual, emotional, mental and physical state.

For those who's goal is for weight loss, I particularly like Chapter 7, "Ten Habits Practiced by Healthy Individuals", which list the ten habits, and then go about explaining each. These habits are practical and "easy" to do. Not only for weight loss, but I also think this approach will result in a healthier lifestyle.  So go for it! Print or write it out on an index card and remind yourself.

In all, a great book on your spiritual journey in understanding what a healthy lifestyle means, biblically, emotionally and physically. The plus side, possible weight loss too!

NOTE:  I received a complimentary copy of this book through the publisher, Tyndale House Publishers in exchange for an honest review. For my review policy, please see my Disclosure page.



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Susan Gregory ("The Daniel Fast Blogger") regularly corresponds with thousands of men and women who are seeking God through the spiritual discipline of prayer and fasting. Since its launch in December 2007, her website has received nearly 14 million visits, and Susan has corresponded with tens of thousands of people throughout the world. She has a passion to help followers of Jesus Christ from all cultures integrate their faith into every part of their lives. Her work has taken her to more than thirty-five countries. She is also the author of Out of the Rat Race and The Daniel Cure (with Richard J. Bloomer, PhD). A mother and grandmother, Susan lives in a small college town in central Washington. 

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  1. I love the way you write and share your niche! Very interesting and different! Keep it coming! Juliana


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