Munna Kailash, a bicycle rickshaw driver, with his typical day's worth of food outside the small home that he and his wife Meera share with their children in Varanasi?in India's Uttar Pradesh province. (From the book What I Eat: Around the World in 80 Diets.) The caloric value of his typical day's worth of food in the month of April was 2400 kcals. He is 45 years old; 5 feet, 6 inches; and 106 pounds. When he comes home for lunch he normally drinks a cup of tea, takes a short nap, and then heads back out into the steamy heat to find other patrons to cart from one location to the next, a job he does seven days a week. MODEL RELEASED.
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