Daniel Fast based on Old Testament diet

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Lent, a time of fasting for many Christians, begins next week. But in the last decade, there's been a movement toward fasting throughout the year in many churches.

One popular fast based on the book of Daniel asks its participants to give up almost everything except fruits, vegetables and water for three weeks. It sounds tough, but Fox 6 talked to some Birmingham Christians and they say, it's not about the food.

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