Photographs by Peter Menzel, from his book "Hungry Planet: What the World Eats," depict a study of weekly food consumption from around the globe. Learn what families from Japan, Sicily, Chad, Kuwait, the United States, Mexico, Egypt, and many other countries spend on a week's worth of groceries and how many persons must be fed from the purchase. Also learn about each family's favorite foods. This is an enlightening look at the relative wealth of families from different parts of the world and a useful resource for thinking critically about abundance and want.
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