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In search for spiritual nourishment, fasters follow the Daniel diet

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Black Bean Pablano Corn Chowder, one of the most popular recipes among readers of Grace Bass's Daniel Fast cookbook. (Photo courtesy of Grace Bass)

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Walnut Avocado Fettuccine, one of the most popular recipes among readers of Grace Bass's Daniel Fast cookbook. (Photo courtesy of Grace Bass )

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A fasting movement that claims to be modeled on practices from the Bible has spread over the country, attracting thousands of men and women. The Daniel Fast is a popular 21-day diet based on a figure in the Bible, but nutritionists have mixed views on the practice.


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