Cultural and religious influences on adult nutrition in the UK
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Cultural and religious influences on adult nutrition in the UK

Usha Chappiti Senior Dietician (Paediatrics), Guy’s & St Thomas’s Hospital Trust, London
Sarah Jean-Marie Community Dietician, St Ann’s Hospital, London (Enfield Community Care Trust)
Winnie Chan Nutrition Scientist, British Nutrition Foundation, Multicultural Nutrition Group of the British Dietetic Association, London

The UK is a multicultural society where the prevalence of nutrition-related illnesses varies between different cultures. In this article, the common cultural and religious influences on diet are identified and healthy choices recommended.

Nursing Standard. 14, 29,47-51. doi: 10.7748/ns2000.04.14.29.47.c2806

Published in print: 05 April 2000