You may not be surprised to know that there is a difference in eating at home and going out to a restaurant for a meal. Now there is some data and graphics to show you how much a difference that makes. It also matters what city you live in. The people behind the site massivehealth.com want to show you data about our food and our health.
Part of their five month, seven million rating, and crowd sourced study is a look into the source of our meals and how that affects our eating and health habits. The full and complete infographic is located on their site, but the main points are as follows.
- There is a strong correlation to the healthiness of a person to the obesity levels of that persons city
- Generally people that live by the coast eat healthier
- People eat 12.7% healthier at home compared to eating at restaurants
- People on average eat at home only 26% of the time
Another page looks at food and health data related to cities and counties around the world. Some of these findings show:
- Healthy cities like San Francisco eat more salads, nuts, and vegetables
- Less healthy cities eat more breads, lattes, and highly processed food
- Healthy countries also eat more grains, nuts, and vegetables