Lan Guihua, a widowed farmer, tends to her garden at her home in Ganjiagou Village, Sichuan Province, China. (Lan Guihua is featured in the book What I Eat: Around the World in 80 Diets.) The caloric value of her day's worth of food on a typical day in June was 1900 kcals. She is 68 years of age; 5 feet, 3 inches tall; and 121 pounds. Like most of her neighbors, the widow farmer and lifelong resident of Ganjiagou Village, in Sichuan Province, keeps chickens, grinds her own soy beans for soy milk, and has a garden that supplies much of her greens. MODEL RELEASED.
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