Seeking Empathy - A One Month Refugee Diet

Daily food intake

Based on what we observed on our most recent trip to Chad, Jeremiah and Eric will try to closely match the daily rations of a Darfur refugee.

RationCracked Wheat – Daily, 7 oz. (weight not volume) (686 Calories)
Farina Wheat Cereal – Daily – 1.17 oz  (weight not volume) (123 Calories)
Yellow Split Peas – Daily 1/6 Cup (82 Calories)
– Daily 2.4 TSPNs (96 Calories)
Sugar – Daily 2 TSPNs (30 Calories)
Salt – Daily 1/10 Teaspoon per day.

Total of 1,017 Calories


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