Differences Of American And German Diets

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According to the pictures and information displayed in the book What The World Eats, American and German diets look similar, however, there are also some differences. Both American and German diets are high in calories and are meat concentrated. An average American diet contains 3774 calories and an average German diet consists of 3496 calories. While an average American adult eats about 275 pounds of meat per year, an average German consumes 67 pounds of sausage. Both diets are also very expensive. Americans spend on average $341.98 and Germans spend $500.07 on food each week. The German diet is probably more expensive because taxes are higher in Germany and Germans eat less cheap fast food compared to Americans. The German diet also includes
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