A. Daniel 1:12 = Yes. Note: Just because one is well off doesn't make him immune to the effects of a rich diet. Always be aware of what you eat. Q. How did Daniel convince his overseer to let him eat only veggies and water? A. Daniel 1:12 = Daniel asked for a ten-day trial period and that the diet decision made to be based on the results.
Ruth is one of the well-known Biblical figures, the woman who came from a humble background to a status of great wealth. The Book of Ruth in the Hebrew Bible has the elements of a love story, but it also teaches us about important genealogy as well as utter belief and faithfulness to God. Ruth is ... Moses, Elijah, Jesus and probably Paul all fasted in connection with important missions. Daniel fasted to underscore the importance of certain prayers. Jesus told His disciples that certain demons could only be cast out through prayer and fasting. The Israelites fasted in connection with Yom Kippur, the national Day of Atonement, etc.