The Bible carries multiple warnings regarding obesity which harms our physical and spiritual health.
- For the drunkard and the glutton will come to poverty, and slumber will clothe them with rags. - Proverbs 23:21 ESV
- They tested God in their heart by demanding the food they craved. - Psalm 78:18 ESV
- Their end is destruction, their god is their belly, and they glory in their shame, with minds set on earthly things. - Philippians 3:19 ESV
Top Nursing Homes produced the following infographic which reports that "obesity-related medical care in America costs $160 billion per year."