Bishop Eddie Long on weight loss: I stopped eating from a ‘slave menu’

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Bishop Eddie Long has lost some serious weight, and in response to several people calling in to ask him about his lifestyle changes, he explained that he was no longer eating off the “slave menu” at fast food places.

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“People are asking, ‘Bishop, what happened to all of you?’ Well, part of me has melted away,” he said in a video posted to Facebook.

“I said to my congregation that I’m going to live to be 100 years old, maybe add a few more years. But you know what, I wasn’t going to get there by stopping by Popeyes. That was my weakness. The biscuits with honey and chicken wangs, spicy, and all of that,” he said. “Many of us are still eating from a slave menu, you need to check that out.”

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He said that he was on “zero medication,” instead going on a diet that was “somewhat vegan” and that consisted of “total raw vegetable.”

“I’m on the medicine that God gave you to feed your immune system to build you up. You know what, if you really want to move through this world and have influence you gotta be spiritual and you have to walk by his commandments and you have to be healthy,” he said.

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