Faith, food and fettle: Is individual and neighborhood religiosity/spirituality associated with a better diet?
Tan, Min-Min, Chan, Carina Ka Yee and Reidpath, Daniel D.. (2014) Faith, food and fettle: Is individual and neighborhood religiosity/spirituality associated with a better diet? Religions. 5(3), pp. 801 - 813. https://doi.org/10.3390/rel5030801
|Authors||Tan, Min-Min, Chan, Carina Ka Yee and Reidpath, Daniel D.|
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.
|Keywords||religion; religiosity; spirituality; health; diet|
|Journal citation||5 (3), pp. 801 - 813|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||https://doi.org/10.3390/rel5030801|
|Open access||Open access|
|Page range||801 - 813|
|Research Group||School of Philosophy|
|Place of publication||Switzerland|
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