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Food Comsumption
Main points <ul><li>Reasons for Variations is food consumption: Affordability </li></ul><ul><li>Changing food preferences ...
Reasons for variation in food consumption: affordability <ul><li>Studies show that more than  25000  people die from starv...
Changing food preferences is LDCs and DCs <ul><li>People living in developed countries usually consume more food as they c...
Graph of food consumption per income
Food consumption trends <ul><li>There is an increase in food consumption from the 1960 compared to today  </li></ul>
However the rate of increase is not consistent across different regions
Continued….. As shown in the graph
 
<ul><li>Food consumption is the intake of food by people for their growth and development </li></ul><ul><li>There are vary...
Impacts of variation in food consumption: malnutrition <ul><li>In places where food is abundant, obesity is commonplace wh...
Continued…… <ul><li>A person suffers from malnutrition  lacks   vitamins  and  minerals.  This can cause deficiency diseas...
Reasons for malnutrition. <ul><li>Malnutrition may be caused by poor harvest and a lack of ability to purchase the food </...
Continued……… <ul><li>Malnutrition may also be caused by eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia  </li></ul>
<ul><li>The end </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Food Comsumption
  2. 2. Main points <ul><li>Reasons for Variations is food consumption: Affordability </li></ul><ul><li>Changing food preferences is LDCs and DCs </li></ul><ul><li>Food consumption trends </li></ul><ul><li>Average food consumption per Capita of countries in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Levels of food consumption </li></ul><ul><li>Impacts of variation in food consumption: malnutrition </li></ul>
  3. 3. Reasons for variation in food consumption: affordability <ul><li>Studies show that more than 25000 people die from starvation everyday in 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>However there is a great difference in the quantity of food consumed by people around the world </li></ul>
  4. 4. Changing food preferences is LDCs and DCs <ul><li>People living in developed countries usually consume more food as they could afford it. The opposite is usually true for people living in less developed countries </li></ul><ul><li>People living in DCs usually consume more non-staple food (meat ,fish) in more quantities, instead of staple food. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Graph of food consumption per income
  6. 6. Food consumption trends <ul><li>There is an increase in food consumption from the 1960 compared to today </li></ul>
  7. 7. However the rate of increase is not consistent across different regions
  8. 8. Continued….. As shown in the graph
  9. 10. <ul><li>Food consumption is the intake of food by people for their growth and development </li></ul><ul><li>There are varying levels of food consumption that are based on the country’s level of development and supply of food </li></ul>Levels of food consumption
  10. 11. Impacts of variation in food consumption: malnutrition <ul><li>In places where food is abundant, obesity is commonplace whereas in places where food is scarce problems such as malnutrition and starvation are common </li></ul>
  11. 12. Continued…… <ul><li>A person suffers from malnutrition lacks vitamins and minerals. This can cause deficiency diseases such as rickets and anaemia. </li></ul>
  12. 13. Reasons for malnutrition. <ul><li>Malnutrition may be caused by poor harvest and a lack of ability to purchase the food </li></ul><ul><li>Malnutrition mostly occur in less developed countries </li></ul>
  13. 14. Continued……… <ul><li>Malnutrition may also be caused by eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>The end </li></ul>
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