breatharian

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breatharian

(ˌbrɛθˈɛərɪən)
n
a person who believes that it is possible to subsist healthily on air alone
adj
of or relating to a breatharian: a breatharian purification programme.
[C20: breath + -arian]
breathˈarianˌism n
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Breatharianism is a practice where an individual frees themselves from food.
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And recently, she once again captured the attention of the media when she declared to be a follower of Breatharianism - a practice where people think they can live without food and instead derive energy from the sun.
Followers of the cult Breatharianism believe that the energy they save on digesting food and drink can be transformed into physical, emotional and spiritual energy.
Tell that to the dupes who tried Breatharianism, which claims you get well by living without food or water.
But one woman has already died trying to follow her food-free creed of Breatharianism.
The practice of living off food and surviving on light and air is called Breatharianism.
Her philosophy, known as Breatharianism, is based on a form of fasting practised by Tibetan monks.
It seemed that the Ukrainian model and singer is following the Breatharianism cult, which is a mysterious group that advocates living without food or water.
The 42-year-old Australian arrived in Edinburgh yesterday to promote her bizarre belief in Breatharianism.