“Health and good estate of body are above all gold, and a strong body above infinite wealth” Ecclesiasticus 30:15

Dietary Laws

  1. Do not eat any unclean animal. (Deuteronomy 14:7-8)

‘However, of those that chew the cud or that have a divided hoof you may not eat the camel, the rabbit or the hyrax. Although they chew the cud, they do not have a divided hoof; they are ceremonially unclean for you. The pig is also unclean; although it has a divided hoof, it does not chew the cud. You are not to eat their meat or touch their carcasses. ‘ Deuteronomy 14:7-8

Rabbit is unclean to you, camels, canines (Dogs, Hyenas,), no cats, no bear, elephants and others.

  1. Do Not Eat the Pig, Pork, Swine.

And the swine, because it divideth the hoof, yet cheweth not the cud, it is unclean unto you: ye shall not eat of their flesh, nor touch their dead carcase. ‘ Deuteronomy 14:7-8

  1. Do not eat any unclean fish or seafood. (Leviticus 11:10-12)

He tells us that salt and freshwater fish with fins and scales may be eaten (Leviticus 11:9-12), but water creatures without those characteristics (catfish, Shark, crawfish,  lobsters, crabs, shrimp, mussels, clams, oysters, squid, octopi, etc.) should not be eaten.

  1. Do not eat any unclean fowl. (Leviticus 11:13)

‘“ ‘These are the birds you are to regard as unclean and not eat because they are unclean: the eagle, the vulture, the black vulture, the red kite, any kind of black kite, any kind of raven, the horned owl, the screech owl, the gull, any kind of hawk, the little owl, the cormorant, the great owl, the white owl, the desert owl, the osprey, the stork, any kind of heron, the hoopoe and the bat. ‘ Leviticus 11:13-19

  1. Do not eat any unclean flying insect. (Leviticus 11:20-23)

‘“ ‘All flying insects that walk on all fours are to be regarded as unclean by you. There are, however, some flying insects that walk on all fours that you may eat: those that have jointed legs for hopping on the ground. Of these you may eat any kind of locust, katydid, cricket or grasshopper. But all other flying insects that have four legs you are to regard as unclean. ‘ Leviticus 11:20-23

  1. Do not eat any insects that creep on the ground. (Leviticus 11:41)

‘And every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth shall be an abomination; it shall not be eaten. Whatsoever goeth upon the belly, and whatsoever goeth upon all four, or whatsoever hath more feet among all creeping things that creep upon the earth, them ye shall not eat; for they are an abomination. ‘ Leviticus 11:41-42

  1. Do not eat any reptiles. (Leviticus 11:44)

‘I am the Lord your God; consecrate yourselves and be holy, because I am holy. Do not make yourselves unclean by any creature that moves along the ground.” Leviticus 11:44

  1. Do not eat worms found in fruit or produce. (Leviticus 11 :42)
  2. Do not eat any swarming insects. (Leviticus 11:43; Deuteronomy 14:19)
  3. Do not eat any animal found already dead. (Deuteronomy 14:21)
  4. Do not eat a torn or mauled animal. (Exodus 22:31)
  5. Do not eat any meat with the blood still in it; neither eat any meat not fully cooked. Only when meat is cooked until it is white inside with no tinge of red or pink whatsoever insures that all blood had been removed. (Deuteronomy 12:23)

‘But be sure you do not eat the blood, because the blood is the life, and you must not eat the life with the meat. You must not eat the blood; pour it out on the ground like water. Do not eat it, so that it may go well with you and your children after you, because you will be doing what is right in the eyes of the Lord . ‘Deuteronomy 12:23-25

  1. Do not touch the carcass of an unclean animal. (Leviticus 11:8)
  2. Do not eat blood. (Leviticus 7:26-27)

‘Moreover ye shall eat no manner of blood, whether it be of fowl or of beast, in any of your dwellings. Whatsoever soul it be that eateth any manner of blood, even that soul shall be cut off from his people. ‘ Leviticus 7:26-27

  1. Do not eat the fat of sacrificed animals. (Leviticus 7:23, 25)
  2. Do not boil a young goat in its mother’s milk, since it is a ritual of god worshipers (those who worship false gods). (Exodus 23:19)
  3. Do not eat of or offer any sacrifices to the gods (false gods). (Leviticus 17:7)
  4. Do not eat the meat of a bull that has been stoned to death for goring someone. (Exodus 21:28)
  5. Do not eat the fruit of young fruit trees for the first three years of growth. (Leviticus 19:23)
  6. Do not eat the produce from the planting of mixed seed. (Deuteronomy 22:9)

‘Do not plant two kinds of seed in your vineyard; if you do, not only the crops you plant but also the fruit of the vineyard will be defiled. ‘ Deuteronomy 22:9

  1. Do not partake of drink offerings to the gods (false gods). (Deuteronomy 32:38)
  2. Drunkenness, Intoxication, “High,” Weed, Inebriated of any sort is prohibited and also Don’t be a glutton. Glutton – is an excessively greedy eater.  (Deuteronomy 21:20)

‘and they shall say unto the elders of his city, This our son is stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey our voice; he is a “glutton,” and a drunkard. And all the men of his city shall stone him with stones, that he die: so shalt thou put evil away from among you; and all Israel shall hear, and fear. ‘ Deuteronomy 21:20-21