Culture and Nutrition


We all perceive the world through a particular lens, a worldview.  Our diets are no different.  Arguably, culture has the greatest influence on one’s diet, but God’s Word has a great deal to say about food, too.  Analyzing this cultural effect on one’s nutrition in the context of a Christian worldview provides a foundation for evangelism through a nutrition ministry.


Read the following passages of Scripture:

  • 1 John 2:16–17a
  • Romans 12:1–2
  • Proverbs 23:19–21
  • Revelation 18
  • Proverbs 22:1–12.

In addition, read at least 1 journal article from the recommended reading list provided below:

  1. Hawks SR, Goudy MB, Gast JA. Emotional Eating and Spiritual Well-Being: A Possible Connection? American journal of health education. 2003;34:30-33.
  2. Jung S. Consumption, Contrition, and Community. Dialog : a journal of theology. 2010;49:284-290.
  3. Sharpe PA, Wilcox S, Kinnard D, Condrasky MD. Community Health Advisors’ Participation in a Dissemination and Implementation Study of an Evidence-Based Physical Activity and Healthy Eating Program in a Faith-Based Setting. Journal of community health. 2018;43:694-704.
  4. Mathewson LR. ‘Lord, what shall I eat? how much should I weigh?’: A reflection on healing our relationship with food. Sojourners Magazine. 2007;36(7):32-37.
  5. BOYATZIS CJ, KLINE S, BACKOF S. Experimental Evidence that Theistic-Religious Body Affirmations Improve Women’s Body Image. Journal for the scientific study of religion. 2007;46:553-564.
  6. Byrd S. Eat, pray, grow: God used something unusual to get my attention about my soul: food. Today’s Christian woman [serial online]. 2009;31:34.

Write a 2–3-page, paper and integrate biblical references. Use the following bolding headings to guide your discussion.

  • How do these passages of Scripture apply to the topic of the US culture’s view of nutrition?
  • Explain your culture’s view of food (gratification, lack of discipline, etc.).
  • Discuss how the journal article may influence someone with a Christian worldview of nutrition.

Be sure to use references and to cite them in current AMA format.

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