NEWS FEATURE: Christian diets may be mixed blessing

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c. 1998 Religion News Service UNDATED _ “Pray Your Weight Away,” Presbyterian minister Charles Shedd urged readers in the 1957 diet book that launched today’s multimillion-dollar Christian weight-loss industry. Now, a Purdue University study confirms what diet gurus have long preached: “Firm believers do not have firm bodies.” Indeed, Christians who are most active in […]

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