From November 15 to December 24 (Christmas Eve) is observed Advent.
During this period, faithful Christians do not eat meat and meat products and other foods of animal origin such as milk, cheese, eggs.
Thus stopping the intake of fat and animal protein, but increased that of vegetable carbohydrates respectively.
This reduces the consumption of fatty meat products, leading to many health problems.
They have a significant influence on the level of cholesterol in the blood, increasing blood pressure and are essential for obesity.
An exception is made for children, the sick and the elderly as well as pregnant and nursing that require mobilization of protein and nutrients contained in meat and dairy products for the proper development of the baby.
Fasting is not suitable for people with anemia, infectious diseases, and in patients with viral infections and flu, pneumonia, prolonged and debilitating illnesses.
At the office on certain days allowed consumption of fish – Fish post.
Nearly all fish contain proteins found in meat and healthy fats, called omega-3 fats that reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
To avoid unbalancing the body must seek adequate substitutes for animal proteins, as well as getting enough rich in vitamins and minerals, herbal products.
It is necessary to import and enough energy is provided mainly by carbohydrates, but they must be actually useful slowly absorbed and maintaining normal blood sugar for a long period of time.
According to believers and clergy strict adherence to the post is not so hard if you do not show by their deeds sincere remorse for voluntary and involuntary sins and offenses and seek forgiveness for them.