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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol. 2, No. 15. July 26, 1939

Some Figures

Some Figures

There are 4½ million people in England who ran spend no more than 4/- a week on food. Their diet is deficient in every constituent.

There are 9 millions who spend no more than 6/- per week.

Their diet is adequate in fuel foods and in tissue-forming foods, but deficient in protective foods.

There are 9 millions who spend no more than 8/- per week. Their diet is deficient in certain protective elements.

The fourth group of 9 millions who spend 10/- per week have an almost completely adequate diet.

In two higher groups of 9 millions and 4½ millions respectively—spending 12/- and 14/- per week—there is a surplus of the various constituents.