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What kind of food families spend on food per week: Pictures from various countries

ASINUS ASINUM FRICAT posted, on Monday MAY 26, 2008, pictures from various countries of the varieties of food purchased per week by families.

(Do you think the pictures might have changed after 12 years?)

I think the pictures can be sufficient, without comments, on the disparities around the world communities.

Peter Menzel published “Hungry Planet: What the World Eats”

(“©Peter Menzel www.menzelphoto.com. Ten Speed Press, published in 2005), a book of photographs

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Sicily, Italy. Meet the The Manzo family. Their weekly expenditure is 214.36 Euros or $260.11. Note the copious amount of bread.
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Germany: The Melander family of Bargteheide
Food expenditure for one week: 375.39 Euros or $500.07.
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United States: The Revis family of North Carolina. Where are fresh fruits and vegetables? Food expenditure for one week $341.98
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Mexico: The Casales family of Cuernavaca
Food expenditure for one week: 1,862.78 Mexican Pesos or $189.09. Note the profusion of fruits & vegetables.
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Poland: The Sobczynscy family of Konstancin-Jeziorna
Food expenditure for one week: 582.48 Zlotys or $151.27
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Egypt: The Ahmed family of Cairo
Food expenditure for one week: 387.85 Egyptian Pounds or $68.53. Plenty of vegetables?
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Ecuador (Latin America): The Ayme family of Tingo
Food expenditure for one week: $31.55
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Bhutan (Himalaya Mountain State): The Namgay family of Shingkhey Village
Food expenditure for one week: 224.93 ngultrum or $5.03. This feeds a family of 11! Remarkable.
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Chad (Africa): The Aboubakar family of Breidjing Camp
Food expenditure for one week: 685 CFA Francs or $1.23. No comment.
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Kuwait: The Al Haggan family of Kuwait City
Food expenditure for one week: 63.63 dinar or $221.45. Most foodstuffs in this State is subsidized.
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Mongolia: The Batsuuri family of Ulaanbaatar
Food expenditure for one week: 41,985.85 togrogs or $40.06
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China: The Dong family of Beijing
Food expenditure for one week: 1,233.76 Yuan or $175
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Japan: The Ukita family of Kodaira City
Food expenditure for one week: 37,699 Yen or $317.25

Do you think that you may estimate if the people are overweight or underweight, just by analyzing the kind of food consumed per week?

Do you think that the “look” of people in the pictures correlate well with what is displayed on the table?

Do you feel that processed food and soft drinks are conquering the food market around the world?

These pictures show many pieces of intelligence for an entire dissertation.

Can you differentiate between cultures that “eat to live” or “live to eat”?

Five billion people are living on less than $2 per week on food.

Note: Famine is prevalent in the South Sudan, Congo, Yemen, 

How much your family spend on food per week: What kind of food?

ASINUS ASINUM FRICAT posted, on Monday MAY 26, 2008, pictures from various countries of the varieties of food purchased per week by families. I think the pictures can be sufficient, without comments, on the disparities around the world communities.

Peter Menzel published “Hungry Planet: What the World Eats” (“©Peter Menzel www.menzelphoto.com. Ten Speed Press, published in 2005), a book of photographs

Photobucket
Sicily, Italy. Meet the The Manzo family. Their weekly expenditure is 214.36 Euros or $260.11. Note the copious amount of bread.
Photobucket
Germany: The Melander family of Bargteheide
Food expenditure for one week: 375.39 Euros or $500.07.
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United States: The Revis family of North Carolina. Where are fresh fruits and vegetables? Food expenditure for one week $341.98
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Mexico: The Casales family of Cuernavaca
Food expenditure for one week: 1,862.78 Mexican Pesos or $189.09. Note the profusion of fruits & vegetables.
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Poland: The Sobczynscy family of Konstancin-Jeziorna
Food expenditure for one week: 582.48 Zlotys or $151.27
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Egypt: The Ahmed family of Cairo
Food expenditure for one week: 387.85 Egyptian Pounds or $68.53
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Ecuador (Latin America): The Ayme family of Tingo
Food expenditure for one week: $31.55
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Bhutan (Himalaya Mountain Sate): The Namgay family of Shingkhey Village
Food expenditure for one week: 224.93 ngultrum or $5.03. This feeds a family of 11! Remarkable.
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Chad (Africa): The Aboubakar family of Breidjing Camp
Food expenditure for one week: 685 CFA Francs or $1.23. No comment.
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Kuwait: The Al Haggan family of Kuwait City
Food expenditure for one week: 63.63 dinar or $221.45. Most foodstuffs in this State is subsidized.
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Mongolia: The Batsuuri family of Ulaanbaatar
Food expenditure for one week: 41,985.85 togrogs or $40.06
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China: The Dong family of Beijing
Food expenditure for one week: 1,233.76 Yuan or $175
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Japan: The Ukita family of Kodaira City
Food expenditure for one week: 37,699 Yen or $317.25

Do you think that you may estimate if the people are overweight or underweight, just by analyzing the kind of food consumed per week? Do you think that the “look” of people in the pictures correlate well with what is displayed on the table?

Do you feel that processed food and soft drinks are conquering the food market around the world?

These pictures show many pieces of intelligence for an entire dissertation. Can you differenciate between cultures that “eat to live” or “live to eat”?

Five billion people are living on less than $2 per week on food.


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