Do you eat when you're stressed? Or when you're bored, lonely, or annoyed? If so, this app will help! It contains 32 sets of questions and 150+ Bible verses you can use to go to God for help with weight loss!
Here’s how it works. When you’re in a tempting situation, all you can think of is the food: how it looks. How it smells. And how good it would taste. What you need is a way to break the hold it has on you. This app will help. The questions are designed to help you see the big picture: Will eating really make you happy? Will it be worth it? Would it be better not to eat?
The questions and Bible verses will help you get a biblical perspective on life - and that will help you break free from those negative emotions that drive you to eat. As you go through the questions and the verses, you’ll begin to see your desires change - so you'll no longer even want that donut!
Here’s why: It’s the lies you believe about food that make you want to overeat. When you replace those lies with truth, you’ll actually want to follow your boundaries. And that will help you lose weight and keep it off.
If you'd like to see a short YouTube video of the app in action, click on the blue I Deserve a Donut support link on the iTunes Preview page for this app or go to the Christian Weight Loss App page at barbraveling.com under the weight loss tab.
There is also a Bible study that goes with this app called Taste for Truth: A 30 Day Weight Loss Bible Study which is available at Amazon.
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Ratings and Reviews
Best App Ever!
Someone on social media who lost a tremendous amount of weight shared the link to this wonderful user-friendly App! I am so grateful because it is the best App that I have ever seen! I say this because this weight loss challenge is a mental and spiritual journey!
Since marrying and going through many challenges, I coped by eating and gaining 172 pounds. I lost 80 of those pounds but sadly regained 25 of them back. However, through your App, I am confident that I am going to lose every pound that I need. It was not my spouse’s fault at all that I gained, it was how I dealt with the pain in the relationship. However, through your App, I’m able to see scriptures that address all of my mental moods when I eat unnecessarily!
Thank you so much for this and when I reach my goal, I will let you know! I highly recommend this App for anyone who needs to lose a little or like me, a lot! To God be the glory for the producers and editors of this life-altering faith filled App!!
Dr. LaWanda Finney
“Missing Link” for Weight Loss—the spiritual component
As an RD, LDN, (registered/licensed dietitian), I meet many patients/clients who know WHAT to do, they just don’t know HOW to have the strength/willpower to do it. Christ is the answer, but patients/clients don’t understand how this, how their faith, applies to weight management/health. This is an area in my own struggle as well as in my patients/clients weight/health struggles that is often overlooked or looked at as “taboo” to speak about, but it is MOST essential!
This app can be easily shared with patients/clients, friends/relatives, to give them practical help for weight management and also as way to introduce them to Jesus Christ or help them to grow in their walk.
“For what will a man be profited, if he gains the whole world, and forfeits his soul?” (Matthew 16:26)
“...for bodily discipline is only if little profit, but godliness is profitable for all things, since it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.” 1 Timothy 4:8
Thank you for this app, books, and other help that points to Him through one’s health journey!
Handy resource at my fingertips!
I just started using this app and so far I've found it very handy. I love how I can get encouragement according to how I'm feeling at that time. Whether I'm eating because I'm bored or I turn to food because I'm stressed out, I can click on one of many headings and find encouragement and more importantly find bible verses that deal directly with those emotions!
This is truly a wonderful resource!
I also have Barb Raveling's Taste for Truth Bible weight loss study book, which is so helpful too.
I highly recommend!
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.