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How Much Do We Eat In One Week?

How Much Do We Eat In One Week?

In Chad, $1.23 is enough to feed a family for one week. In the US, a family from North Caroline will spend almost 300 times more to feed the same amount of people.

Peter Menzel and Faith D’Aluisio travelled to 24 countries, photographing typical family meals. The result can be seen in the book ‘The Hungry Planet: What the World Eats’

See the rest of the photo gallery here.

Sources:
Time – Hungry Planet: What the World Eats
Faith D’Aluisio; Hungry Planet: What the World Eats; Ten Speed Press, 2007

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