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This past weekend we wrote about backup safety Husain Abdullah's plans to fast during the month of Ramadan, which began Wednesday.

Abdullah will not have anything to eat or drink from dawn to dusk for 30 days. That includes no water during practice other than to rinse his mouth.

Unlike last year, Abdullah developed a plan for how to deal with the challenges with the help of the Vikings nutritionist Carrie Peterson. We talked to Peterson on Wednesday and she discussed the plan in detail.


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