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We all fast all the time – every night when we sleep, we go without food for several hours, and when we wake up in the morning we break the fast – that’s where the name comes from!
Fasting is not eating for a set period of time – 24 hours, or between certain times such as sunrise and sunset. Sometimes fasting can include drinking water or eating a small, simple meal, but sometimes nothing can pass your lips during your fast, it depends on the type of fast and its purpose.
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