Report   on

A   Survey   of  Adequacy   of  Diet   Food Health and Income in Relation to Income

by

JOHN BOYD ORR

1936

The text is complete and unedited except in respect of the cross references and some of the tables which have been slightly amended in order to make them useable on line.

CONTENTS

Foreword

I.The problem

II.Methods, standards and data used in the investigation

III.Total food supplies and expenditure on food

IV.Changes in the nation’s diet.

V.Distribution of national income and food expenditure at different income levels

VI. Consumption of particular foods at different income levels

VII Adequacy of diets for health.

VIII Nutrition at different income levels

IX.Summary and conclusion  

Appendices

I. Basis of calculation : per ” head ” and per ” man value ” units

II. Family budgets examined

III Quantities of food supplies in the United Kingdom

IV Food supplies in terms of protein, fat, carbohydrate and calories  

V. Distribution of the population by income groups

VI. Comparison of estimated food consumption in income groups with figures obtained from family budgets

VII.Average height of males at different ages according to sources of information

References

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