Monday, July 16, 2007

Alarming Facts

The Standard American Diet

In American between 1980 and 1997, the average per capita consumption of major food commodities per person, per year included:

111 lbs. red meat
580 lbs. dairy products
29 lbs. ice cream
53 gallons of soda
66 lbs. fats and oils
39 gallons alcohol
150 lbs. wheat
24 gallons coffee
154 lbs. sugar

US Census Bureau, Statistical Abstract 1999

On a raw-vegan diet you would consume nothing from the above list.

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