Our daily bread: amazing photo Gregg Segal on the diets of children of different NationsPictolic
Increasing levels of childhood obesity and junk food consumption in the modern world become more acute. Photographer Greg Segal (Gregg Segal) is interested in this issue and decided to create an unusual project about what children eat in countries around the world. His images speak not only about food but also about the traditions, culture and quality of life.
See the stunning work of the photographer in our material.Photographer Gregg Segal has published a new book called "our daily Bread" (Daily Bread). It consists of 120 pages, which depicted children of different peoples of the world, surrounded by dishes from their traditional diet. Under each photo is a short history about her characters.
From Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur — the culture of food in the pictures shows how we are different or similar to each other. In addition to clearly see the difference in the economic level of countries and the impact of this factor on the diet.
Mirra does not like the sharp smell of meat and blood. She prefers candy and chocolate. Her earliest memories of food is a rice porridge that the girl eat when she's sick.
Favorite dish of Turkish — Harris: steamed ground rice with a coconut top is decorated with banana and palm sugar. Boy doesn't like onion because it has a funny taste and leaves an unpleasant odor in your mouth. First memories about food are connected at Turkish porridge urad dhal: Indian children's dish made from dal, rice, coconut, cardamom and raw palm sugar.
Mirra said that her food was healthy, because their mother does not use products with harmful additives and preservatives, but the girl believes that they could eat less processed food. Mirra loves to read and play badminton. It seeks to become the best in the class and learn to be a doctor at that time, as Turkish was in the bottom three after exams and plans to become an IT engineer.
At the end of August goat on a leash lined up on streets before Eid al-Adha the Day of sacrifice. Massa, a devoted Muslim and a student of the Koran, loves goat meat and sweets, such as porridge. During the week he writes a diary of what she eats, and meat in the ration is very small. Most often they weary hunger loaves with spaghetti, beans or fried potatoes. Mother and aunt Messy cook at home, but once or twice a week they order the food.
The boy most of all loves football and dreams of becoming a famous player like Messi or Ronaldo. If he had the money, he would buy a beautiful sports car. Massa wants his parents to go to France and earn enough money.
Yusuf like what my mother makes, but he can make scrambled eggs and toast yourself. The boy loves to read, draw, climb trees, ride horseback and to create research projects. He wants to become either a pilot or a policeman when he grows up. His role models is Batman and mother. Yusuf wants his mother remarried and he had brothers and sisters. Lying in bed at night he remembers how he built birdhouses and fished the Irish rivers with his grandfather and went with grandma to Warner Brothers.
The girl spends the days playing in the Creek, fishing, helping on the farm, collecting cassava, making the badges (cassava cake) and weaving the necklace worn during tribal rituals. Every few months Kawakami goes to Canarana for computer courses, while in their village no one has a laptop, like electricity and running water. To get to the Studio in Brazil, girl with her mother go 31 hours from their village by boat, bus and car.
Body Kawakami painted ornaments to protect her from evil spirits and bad energy. Black paint made from fruit genipapo, and the red of semen urucum (a pot with seeds to the left of the head) that tribes use as a medicine for centuries. Kawakami eats simple food: fish, cassava, porridge, fruit and nuts.
To know the country and culture better, a must-try traditional dishes. This girl travels the world and tries in every corner of the world, the local cuisine, and then shares pictures and experiences with your followers on Instagram.