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#1 Pole

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 03:14 PM

Weekly food for a family in...

Italy:

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China:

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Germany:

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UK:

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USA:

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 03:21 PM

At least the German has a few beers!
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Posted 30 April 2012 - 03:33 PM

What strikes me is not the food, but the packaging. What a waste.

And do people really eat so much ? I don't reckon I eat 1/8th of that.

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 03:35 PM

Chard looks the healthiest all they require is a bit more of it, some more fresh fruit and veg, dairy, meat or fish.....What stands out the most in the other pictures is the amount of convenience branded products the developed world eat.....cut out the expensive stuff and learn to cook from basic, seasonal, fresh, local ingredients, that is the best way going into the future. ;)
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Posted 30 April 2012 - 03:41 PM

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i didnt know people in the UK eats dogs, thought that would have been the Chinese
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Posted 30 April 2012 - 03:41 PM

At least the German has a few beers!

And a much greater food on the table organisational system compared to the other countries.

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 03:46 PM

And a much greater food organisation system compared to the other countries.


The UK and USA eat crap.
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Posted 30 April 2012 - 03:52 PM

The UK and USA eat crap.

That is true. Look at the differences in real food between Italy and the UK. Eat food, not so much, mainly plants,is the best advice for a healthy diet.
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Posted 30 April 2012 - 03:53 PM

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Great post...funniest thing i've read on here in months.

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 03:54 PM

That is true. Look at the differences in real food between Italy and the UK. Eat food, not so much, mainly plants,is the best advice for a healthy diet.

Sadly when you talk to people from these countries and countries like Japan, Indian, China they all say the same thing, i.e. the junk food/american diet is taking over, all the youngsters want the Mac-Donalds.

Sad, but true.

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 03:59 PM

Great post...funniest thing i've read on here in months.


LOL or is it the other way round :lol:
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Posted 30 April 2012 - 04:01 PM

Sadly when you talk to people from these countries and countries like Japan, Indian, China they all say the same thing, i.e. the junk food/american diet is taking over, all the youngsters want the Mac-Donalds.

Sad, but true.



Could it be that people tend to eat on the run today....they don't plan their weekly meals in advance, they no longer shop with a shopping list and stick to it (unless they see an outstanding offer for something they would normally use), they shop when hungry, they buy snacks, fillers and fizzy drinks....they fail to plan ahead, they no longer sit down as a family to eat, they ring for a take away and eat it on the sofa watching HD flat screen. ;)
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Posted 30 April 2012 - 04:07 PM

What strikes me is not the food, but the packaging. What a waste.

And do people really eat so much ? I don't reckon I eat 1/8th of that.


The packaging will have more nutritional content than the contents. FACT!

If it comes in a box, its no good for you.

Edited by "Steed", 30 April 2012 - 04:07 PM.

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 04:12 PM

Could it be that people tend to eat on the run today....they don't plan their weekly meals in advance, they no longer shop with a shopping list and stick to it (unless they see an outstanding offer for something they would normally use), they shop when hungry, they buy snacks, fillers and fizzy drinks....they fail to plan ahead, they no longer sit down as a family to eat, they ring for a take away and eat it on the sofa watching HD flat screen. ;)

Speak for yourself, nothing so satisfying as roast chicken sunday, chicken pie monday and soup with home made bread on tuesday. 2 fed three evening meals for less than a tenner-Ding dong
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Posted 30 April 2012 - 04:14 PM

The UK and US are eating junk IMPO.

The Italians are eating too much wheat by the looks of it, especially if they have some pasta with their bread.

The German cold cuts, cheese and beer appeals.
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