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Health Practices and Nutrition and Dietary Practices: North America
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Introduction

Despite the increase in scholarship examining the role of culture and gender in health, little has been written about Muslim American women. This entry provides an overview of the health of Muslim women in the United States and Canada.…

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Odoms-Young, Angela and Abdulrahim, Sawsan, “Health Practices and Nutrition and Dietary Practices: North America”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 19 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0176>
First published online: 2009



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