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Wilf Woods: We are what we eat

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A “report card” on this country’s current diet is reported in the Nutrition Action newsletter.

It noted that we have increased our daily

calories eaten from 2,075 in 1970 to 2535 in 2010.

Beef and pork are eaten at the rate of 74 pounds per year, slightly more than fish and poultry’s 65.

Cheese has shown fast growth, from 8 pounds per person in 1970 to 23 pounds in 2010.

Yogurt has jumped to 9 pounds per person from…

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