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You Are What You Eat

Italy: The Manzo family of Sicily
Food expenditure for one week: 214.36 Euros or $260.11
The Manzo family of Sicily

Germany: The Melander family of Bargteheide
Food expenditure for one week: 375.39 Euros or $500.07
The Melander family of Bargteheide

United States: The Revis family of North Carolina
Food expenditure for one week $341.98

Revis family of North Carolina

Mexico: The Casales family of Cuernavaca
Food expenditure for one week: 1,862.78 Mexican Pesos or $189.09
The Casales family of Cuernavaca

Poland: The Sobczynscy family of Konstancin-Jeziorna
Food expenditure for one week: 582.48 Zlotys or $151.27

The Sobczynscy family of Konstancin-Jeziorna

Egypt: The Ahmed family of Cairo
Food expenditure for one week: 387.85 Egyptian Pounds or $68.53
The Ahmed family of Cairo

Ecuador: The Ayme family of Tingo
Food expenditure for one week: $31.55

The Ayme family of Tingo

Bhutan: The Namgay family of Shingkhey Village
Food expenditure for one week: 224.93 ngultrum or $5.03

The Namgay family of Shingkhey Village

Chad: The Aboubakar family of Breidjing Camp
Food expenditure for one week: 685 CFA Francs or $1.23

The Aboubakar family of Breidjing Camp

Photos courtesy of Menzel Photography. © Peter Menzel http://www.menzelphoto.com from the book Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

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1 Comment on "You Are What You Eat"

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  1. Kathy Chase says:

    I am interested in the true cost of the food as a percent of each family’s weekly income.

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