Faith, food and fettle: Is individual and neighborhood religiosity/spirituality associated with a better diet?

Min Min Tan, Carina K.Y. Chan, Daniel D. Reidpath

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Diet is an important contributor to many non-communicable diseases. Religion and spirituality (R/S) has a salutary effect on physical health, and one of the possible links between R/S and positive health outcomes is a better diet. Religious neighborhoods might also play a role in influencing the adoption of a healthier diet. Suggestions for future research in R/S and diet are included.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)801-813
Number of pages13
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 14 Aug 2014


  • Diet
  • Health
  • Religion
  • Religiosity
  • Spirituality

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