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Wasted Nutrition

Wasted Nutrition

  • Nutrition is also lost in the mix—food saved by reducing losses by just 15% could feed more than 25 million Americans every year at a time when one in six Americans lack a secure supply of food to their tables.

  • Feeding the planet is already a struggle, and will only become more difficult with 9 to 10 billion people expected on the planet in 2050. This makes food conservation all the more important. Developing habits to save food now could dramatically reduce the need for increased food production in the future.

  • The average American consumer wastes 10 times as much food as someone in Southeast Asia, up 50 percent from Americans in the 1970s.

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