We are going to talk and do some Comparisons about The diets in the USA and Spain.
Some food such as fruit and vegetables Has improved during the past two decades, and unhealthy foods like Fast food, processed food and some drinks has improve too. Also in the last two Decades in Some countries unhealthy food had been reduced.
Spain children´s obesity is about 19% and above The USA children´s obesity, with 16% . An individual gains Six kilos of weight and loses some others of muscle between the 25 and 65 years. In Spain We normally have a typical food for each region, but in USA they haven´t got many Typical foods.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture found that In 2011 the average American consumed nearly one ton of food a year and in Spain that Quantity is Similar. Americans Consume 31% More packaged Food than fresh food. 10 billion of donuts And 20 billion liters of Coke are consumed in The USA Every year.20% of all American meals are eaten in the Car and the 85% of That meal Are fast food. Americans spend 10% of their salary on fast food every year. They eat More sweet Food and soft drinks, but their alcohol rules are more strict.
The Spanish diet has been reduced in 250 Calories in the last twenty years and the average diet Contains approximately 2542 calories. The adult obesity was increased to 21 %. In the Spanish Diet the Calories have descended but it has increased the obesity, for the bad quality Of the Food. Also we eat more cheese, yogurt, milk, wine and beer.
We think that the American food it´s not Healthy but we are wrong, it has variety but our diet has more. The hospitable complex of Huelva Says that the Mediterranean diet is healthier than