The Kosher diet follows food consumption, handling and preparation which adhere to tenets of Judaism. The Kosher diet plan follows Kashrut dietary guidelines derived from the Torah and Talmud, the holy books of Judaism, to classify acceptable foods, food combinations and their methods of preparation and handling.
The Hindu diet is composed of the eating patterns associated with Hinduism, the third-largest religion in the world. Hinduism is the main religion in India with a strong presence in South East Asia and even extending to the Western world. The Hindu diet is seen as an important part to promote physical and spiritual purity and varies greatly according to region and sect, though they are underlying tenets that remain the same in most cases.
Islamic dietary laws are typically referred to as the Halal diet and are an eating and food preparation method based on Quranic and Hadith teachings, the holy books and texts of Islam. Most foods are permissible unless specifically stated as forbidden or unlawful which is translated as haram.
The Buddhist diet is designed to be compatible with the Five Precepts of Buddhism, the fourth largest religion in the world. The Buddhist diet has been resurgent in recent years after the 2016 publication of Buddha’s Diet: The Ancient Art of Losing Weight Without Losing Your Mind by Dan Zigmond and Tara Cottrel. It applies what is known as intermittent fasting, a method to time restrict meals in order to give space for the body to recover from digestion.