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