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Allen Yeh
06-07-2007, 04:15 AM
What the World Eats a photo essay by Time Magazine
http://www.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1626519,00.html

Scott Kustes
06-07-2007, 04:52 AM
The first thing I noticed when I looked through this a few days ago was all the junk food people eat, and not just the Americans. I also noticed that the people that spent the least looked to have the most natural, healthful diets. Granted, the cost-of-living difference between these countries is huge.

Troy Archie
06-07-2007, 07:54 AM
The German's looked to have a lot of liquor...

From my travel experience, people everywhere in the world eat lots of junk food and I'm not just talking the packaged kind you get a 7-11. Each ethnic culture has there own junk food that they usually eat lots of...the question I ask is why aren't they huge like us North American'rs? Sleep? Extreme sedate and inactive lifestyles? most of there junk food was home made too...

Garrett Smith
06-07-2007, 08:02 AM
One of the big answers to your question, Archie, is high fructose corn syrup. Even Coke in other countries is made with real sugar. I think this is one huge difference between the US and other places in terms of the obesity issue.