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Cross training: Christians embrace Daniel Plan's mind-body-spirit diet
Cross training: Christians embrace Daniel Plan's mind-body-spirit diet

When Jim Black leads people on a robust walk three times a week on the grounds of the 120-acre Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, he's got powerful company: God. The several dozen people who join him have shown up with the same hopes that anyone brings to an exercise plan: They mean to lose weight, ditch inhalers, get stronger. But at Saddleback, there's a lot more going on. Pastor Rick Warren is using the power of his church, one of the biggest in the country, to impress upon his followers that their bodies need the same care as their spirits. After two months on "The Daniel Plan," Black gave up his diabetes medication. He has given up wheat, dairy and sugar. He...

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