What The World Eats (Shocking Photos)

This photographic report exposes the proliferation of processed foods in the western diet and in the diets of many developing countries the world over. Is it any wonder that we are seeing increases in diet & lifestyle related diseases? What are your thoughts?

About the project:

These images are from the book 'Hungry Planet: What the World Eats' by Peter Menzel and Faith D'Aluision. It's an inspired idea, to better understand the human diet, explore what culturally diverse families eat for a week. Their portraits feature pictures of each family with a week's worth of food purchases. We soon learn that diet is determined by largely uncontrollable forces like poverty, conflict and globalization, which can bring change with startling speed. Thus cultures can move, sometimes in a single jump, from traditional diets to the vexed plenty of global-food production. People have more to eat and, too often, eat more of nutritionally questionable food. And their health suffers.

Mexico



Britain



North Carolina, USA



Australia



Germany



California, USA



Italy


Canada



France


Japan



Texas, USA



China



Luxembourg



Poland



Kuwait



Mongolia



Turkey



Mali



India



Bhutan



Chad



Ecuador



Guatemala



Buy the book here: www.menzelphoto.com

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