New Birth Missionary Baptist Church Bishop Eddie Long is in the headlines for his dramatic weight loss (Eddie Long’s Dramatic Weight Loss: What Experts are Saying). Many are speculating he may be in poor-health. However, reports Bishop Long contends his physical transformation is a result of a raw vegan diet.

Although Long has not provided details about the diet, he was quoted as saying he has adopted “”a total raw vegetable” regimen and is “somewhat of a vegan.” (