I am posting this for one of our church members, Becky, who does not use the computer.
Temperance means to be self-disciplined — eating healthy foods, including the avoidance of eating more than our bodies require, as well as the wrong types of food. Reduced calorie intake is best achieved with a low fat, whole foods diet. We need to think about what we put into our mouths, eat the food God made and stay away from foods that are man made (processed foods high in sugar and fat). Body, mind, and spirit interact with each other, so we all have a responsibility to keep the all healthy. Thanks be to God who gives us our daily bread.