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Swallowing saliva is unavoidable and so does not
break the fast
Tasting Food
It is narrated from Imam Muslim that the fasting per-
son can taste the food as long as he or she does
not swallow it

Things that do break the fast - Impermissible ac-
tions


In regards to the actions that break the fast, they
can be divided into two groups:
1- Those which void the fast and require that the
day be made up later.
2- Those which void the fast and, in addition to be-
ing made up, also require an act of expiation.

Intentional eating or drinking
If one eats due to forgetfulness, a mistake, or coer-
cion, then he does not have to make up the day
later or perform any expiation.