Department of Health

food and nutrition

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) typically fast for 24 hours on the first Sunday of every month. Like Muslims, they refrain from all drinking and consuming except they are kids or are bodily unable to quick. Fasting can also be a function of ascetic traditions in religions similar to Hinduism and Buddhism. Members of the Baha’i Faith observe a Nineteen Day Fast from sunrise to sundown during March annually. Examples embrace Lent in Christianity; Yom Kippur, Tisha B’av, Fast of Esther, Tzom Gedalia, the Seventeenth of Tamuz, and the Tenth of Tevet in Judaism.

Furthermore, our food plan should include solely small quantities of energy-dense meals (e.g. sugar, fats and oils). The base of the pyramid (plant-based foods) is broad, and the highest (animal merchandise) is narrow. Eating in accordance with the structure of the meals pyramid ensures we eat a nutritious diet.

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