Snapshot of Eating by numbers infographic

Eating by numbers infographic

A snapshot of our lives through food

In each issue, we produce an infographic capturing interesting and visual information about a particular topic.

Download our infographic as a PDF below to see the statistics on:

  • global population by body mass index
  • daily energy requirements for a baby girl, baby boy, teenage girl, teenage boy, woman, man, expectant mother, breastfeeding mother and an Olympic swimmer
  • UK spend on food, eating out and dietary supplements
  • UK vegetarians and vegans
  • UK trends in obesity
  • UK food and alcohol imports and exports
  • UK food waste per year

 

Lead image:

‘Big Picture: Food and Diet’ (2011) CC BY

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About this resource

This resource was first published in ‘Food and Diet’ in June 2011.

Topics:
Ecology and environment, Health, infection and disease
Issue:
Food and Diet
Education levels:
16–19, Continuing professional development