Bennett's Law Definition


An economic law observing that as incomes rise, people eat fewer calorie-dense starchy staple foods and more nutrient-dense meats, oils, sweeteners, fruits, and vegetables.


Origin of Bennett's Law

  • After Merrill K. Bennett, in his 1941 paper, "International Contrasts in Food Consumption."

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