Fascinating food traditions from religions around the world
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FOOD Religious foods
It is estimated that there are more than 4,000 different religions in the world. Each is connected to a unique community and culture, often developed over centuries of human history. Many of the major world religions come with their own dietary regulations, such as the kosher diet in Judaism and the halal diet in Islam. These unique dietary needs are commonplace and widely accepted. However, when you scratch the surface you'll uncover fascinating insights into the core beliefs of these religions, and the old adage "you are what you eat" takes on a new spiritual significance.
Click through this gallery to learn about some of the most interesting food traditions from a range of religions around the world.
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