Settlement Guide

Health benefits of cultural and religious fasting

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When living in a multicultural country such as Australia, you will most likely meet or make friends with people who practice a different faith or culture 

It's important to be able to understand and appreciate the religious and cultural attributes of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities, which leads to a more cohesive society. 

One of these practices is religious fasting observed by many different faiths. 

In the episode we take a look at how religious fasting affects the physical health, and could there be any benefits?