We recently learned of a new photo project by Peter Menzel and Faith D'Aluisio documenting individuals' daily meals across many countries. While the former post gave averages, the photographs in Menzel and D'Aluisio's new book, What I Eat, offer data points. What one person reported eating in one day. They are suggestive of the range of caloric intakes, intersecting with genetics and physical activity, that make each individual body unique.
Menzel and D'Aluisio, through Tawanda Kanhema, gave us permission to share these three examples with you; you can see a larger sample at TIME.
Saleh Abdul Fadlallah (Egypt), 3200 calories
Rick Bumgardener (Tennessee, USA), 1600 calories
Curtis Newcomer (Fort Irwin, California), 4000 calories
Visit Menzel's blog here.
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