Bible Foods that Reduce Fat

Bible Foods that Reduce Fat
In my research, I found that there are several Bible foods that reduce fat, and also improve your overall health.
 For those of us that are Christians, the authoritative source is the Bible.  I became curious to see if the Bible mentions foods that may help in fat loss.
What I found may surprise you as it did me.  Hopefully this will encourage you to put some of these Bible foods that reduce fat in your own diet.

1. Apple Cider Vinegar

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Apple cider vinegar helps dissolve fat.
Apple cider vinegar helps dissolve fat due to it’s super strong enzymes. It also excretes the fat right out of your body’s system.
When you drink apple cider vinegar, even in small amounts as 2 tablespoons in water or juice, it quickly breaks up stored fat in cell tissues.
A folk medicine doctor claims that his patients who sipped two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar in water with each meal, without any special diets lost up to 100 pounds in one year.
All this without additional exercise or other dieting.

2. Celery, and Celery Seed

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Celery can help curb your appetite.
Celery won’t by itself provide a dramatic fat loss, but it is well known that this versatile vegetable can help.
When eating celery, you burn more calories in the chewing and digesting of it, than is absorbed by your system. It also contains fiber, which provides a feeling of fullness, that may curb your appetite further.
Celery seed contains a diuretic component, that causes excess water to flush away, which can be a big help to women with water weight gain, and fluid retention.

3. Charoset

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Charoset is a Passover fat loss food.
Charoset is one of the symbolic foods on the Passover Seder Plate.
Charoset is a combination of chopped apples, raisins, and walnuts in a sweet, spiced red wine sauce.
It is thought that the high serotonin content of the walnuts, which make you feel full, is the reason  that eating  charoset can help control fat levels.
At the very least, eating walnuts can help control food cravings, which, of course, can help you lose fat.
Charoset also has a positive effect on the thyroid gland. The thyroid hormone, thryoxin regulates your body’s energy utilization, and metabolic rate.
As a result, your thyroid hormones affect your ability to generate energy, burn fat, and establish, and maintain a healthy metabolism.
Eating charoset has been shown to increase thyroxin as much as 100%.
More Bible foods that reduce fat.

4. Wheatgrass

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Wheatgrass speeds up your fat burning metabolism.
Wheatgrass helps by speeding up blood circulation, increasing the metabolic rate, and by improving digestive powers.
As a result, more fat is melted in the body, and you receive more nutrition from the food you eat.
In addition to Bible foods that reduce fat there are also Bible herbs that reduce fat.
5. Dandelion
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Dandelion is a very effective diuretic.

Dandelion leaf tea is considered one of the finest diuretics known. In ridding the body of fluid retention, it is useful in weight loss, hepatitis( liver disorder ), nephritis( kidney disorder), and cystitis.

It is also useful in clearing up obstructions in the spleen, pancreas, gall bladder, and kidneys. It is also of great benefit to the stomach, and intestines.

6. Elderberry
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Elderberries have diuretic, and detoxifying properties.

Due to elderberry’s diuretic, and detoxifying properties, people lose weight by eating the elderberry. Elderberry is also useful in treating nerve spasms, Sciatica, and Rheumatoid arthritis.

Strong elder flower tea is effective when mixed with yarrow, and peppermint for asthma, colds, and flu.

7. Mustard Greens
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Mustard greens can boost metabolism, and burn fat.

Mustard greens are the richest food source of tyrosine, one of the thyroid hormones. They are number one of a list of tyrosine rich foods that also includes cabbage, watercress, spinach, soybeans, peanuts, and oats.

By boosting thyroid hormone levels, you will be able to generate energy, burn fat, and establish, and maintain a healthy metabolism.

8. Kelp
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Kelp can boost metabolism, and burn fat.

Kelp mentioned in Jonah 2:5 as weeds or seaweeds is the richest food source of iodine, the other thyroid hormone.

As with the tyrosine rich foods, kelp will boost thyroid hormone levels, and, as a result, you will be able to generate energy, burn fat, and establish, and maintain a healthy metabolism.

9. Wine
Red wine. Bible foods that reduce fat.
Red wine has some fat burning properties.

Wine is mentioned throughout the Bible. In fact, it is believed that Jesus himself drank wine.  Despite the calorie content in alcohol. 7 calories per gram, the resveratrol in red wine expresses genes that convert white fat into beige fat, and thus increase fat burning.

Although the jury is still out as to whether drinking red wine is a good fat loss strategy by itself, it is now known that if moderation is practiced, drinking red wine will at least not cause weight/fat gain, and may well assist in fat loss.

Organic wine has less alcohol content. Approximately 14% for main stream wines, and about 12% with organic, clean wines.  These organic wines, if truly organic will spare you hangovers, and headaches as well.

And because they have much less sugar than ordinary wines, they won’t slow down your fat burning metabolism. So, not only are there bible foods that reduce fat, but also bible drinks that reduce fat.

Bible foods that reduce fat

Bible verses about food – weight loss

Among the many bible foods that reduce fat, are many passages that are related to food, and what God’s will is for us regarding food.

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Bible tells us how we should treat food.

1 Corinthians 10:31 “Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.”

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 “Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own? For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God’s.”

5. Romans 12:1 Therefore I exhort you, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a sacrifice–alive, holy, and pleasing to God–which is your reasonable service.

 Genesis 2:9 And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.

Genesis 1:29
And God said, “Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the face of all the earth, and every tree with seed in its fruit. You shall have them for food.

Leviticus 11:4-44

Nevertheless, among those that chew the cud or part the hoof, you shall not eat these: The camel, because it chews the cud but does not part the hoof, is unclean to you. And the rock badger, because it chews the cud but does not part the hoof, is unclean to you. And the hare, because it chews the cud but does not part the hoof, is unclean to you. And the pig, because it parts the hoof and is cloven-footed but does not chew the cud, is unclean to you. You shall not eat any of their flesh, and you shall not touch their carcasses; they are unclean to you.

“These you may eat, of all that are in the waters. Everything in the waters that has fins and scales, whether in the seas or in the rivers, you may eat. 10 But anything in the seas or the rivers that does not have fins and scales, of the swarming creatures in the waters and of the living creatures that are in the waters, is detestable to you. 11 You shall regard them as detestable; you shall not eat any of their flesh, and you shall detest their carcasses. 12 Everything in the waters that does not have fins and scales is detestable to you.

13 “And these you shall detest among the birds;[a] they shall not be eaten; they are detestable: the eagle,[b] the bearded vulture, the black vulture, 14 the kite, the falcon of any kind, 15 every raven of any kind, 16 the ostrich, the nighthawk, the sea gull, the hawk of any kind, 17 the little owl, the cormorant, the short-eared owl, 18 the barn owl, the tawny owl, the carrion vulture, 19 the stork, the heron of any kind, the hoopoe, and the bat.

20 “All winged insects that go on all fours are detestable to you. 21 Yet among the winged insects that go on all fours you may eat those that have jointed legs above their feet, with which to hop on the ground. 22 Of them you may eat: the locust of any kind, the bald locust of any kind, the cricket of any kind, and the grasshopper of any kind. 23 But all other winged insects that have four feet are detestable to you.

24 “And by these you shall become unclean. Whoever touches their carcass shall be unclean until the evening, 25 and whoever carries any part of their carcass shall wash his clothes and be unclean until the evening. 26 Every animal that parts the hoof but is not cloven-footed or does not chew the cud is unclean to you. Everyone who touches them shall be unclean. 27 And all that walk on their paws, among the animals that go on all fours, are unclean to you. Whoever touches their carcass shall be unclean until the evening, 28 and he who carries their carcass shall wash his clothes and be unclean until the evening; they are unclean to you.

29 “And these are unclean to you among the swarming things that swarm on the ground: the mole rat, the mouse, the great lizard of any kind, 30 the gecko, the monitor lizard, the lizard, the sand lizard, and the chameleon. 31 These are unclean to you among all that swarm. Whoever touches them when they are dead shall be unclean until the evening. 32 And anything on which any of them falls when they are dead shall be unclean, whether it is an article of wood or a garment or a skin or a sack, any article that is used for any purpose. It must be put into water, and it shall be unclean until the evening; then it shall be clean. 33 And if any of them falls into any earthenware vessel, all that is in it shall be unclean, and you shall break it. 34 Any food in it that could be eaten, on which water comes, shall be unclean. And all drink that could be drunk from every such vessel shall be unclean. 35 And everything on which any part of their carcass falls shall be unclean. Whether oven or stove, it shall be broken in pieces. They are unclean and shall remain unclean for you. 36 Nevertheless, a spring or a cistern holding water shall be clean, but whoever touches a carcass in them shall be unclean. 37 And if any part of their carcass falls upon any seed grain that is to be sown, it is clean, 38 but if water is put on the seed and any part of their carcass falls on it, it is unclean to you.

39 “And if any animal which you may eat dies, whoever touches its carcass shall be unclean until the evening, 40 and whoever eats of its carcass shall wash his clothes and be unclean until the evening. And whoever carries the carcass shall wash his clothes and be unclean until the evening.

41 “Every swarming thing that swarms on the ground is detestable; it shall not be eaten. 42 Whatever goes on its belly, and whatever goes on all fours, or whatever has many feet, any swarming thing that swarms on the ground, you shall not eat, for they are detestable. 43 You shall not make yourselves detestable with any swarming thing that swarms, and you shall not defile yourselves with them, and become unclean through them. 44 For I am the Lord your God. Consecrate yourselves therefore, and be holy, for I am holy. You shall not defile yourselves with any swarming thing that crawls on the ground.

As you can see, the bible has much to say about what we should, and should not eat, and also tells us the bible foods that reduce fat.

Bible foods that reduce fat are readily accessible both in print in the Bible, on the internet, and in retail stores.

The Bible is a great resource for all areas of our lives. I like to turn to it for many things to help guide me to strive to achieve a fulfilling, purposeful life.

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4 thoughts on “Bible Foods that Reduce Fat”

  1. Tom, very interesting article. I knew the bible talks about foods and our bodies as I recently finished a bible study by Lysa Terkeurst called Made To Crave. The bible is definitely the place to turn for all things. also, I have had a couple anatomy classes and nutrition classes when I got my associate’s degree. Food really is like medicine and can cure illnesses or prevent them to begin with if we can just eat the proper foods. Unfortunately I have never been able to do that and I also have “Dunlop disease”, LOL!

    1. Thank you Michelle for your comments, and your compliment. I agree that eating the proper foods is paramount to our good health. All the best, Tom

  2. Great article Tom.

    I love reading anything about keeping the body healthy and recently I heard about Apple Cider Vinegar. I got myself a bottle and I’ve been drinking small quantities since then.

    The results are amazing. I slowly lose weight and my figure becoming more pronounced. More importantly, all for the glory of God. I like the way you started with the Bible Quotations. ALL FOR THE GLORY OF GOD

    This was a great article.

    1. Thank you for your comments, and your compliment. Yes, apple cider vinegar has many positive uses. I take it myself. All the best, Tom

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