Eating Habit of the Rural and Urban People of Bangladesh: The rural people in Bangladesh usually have their meals in the morning, at noon and. at night. The urban people also take three meals a day. But there. are some differences in their eating habits. Rural people are in the habit of eating a heavy meal. Rural people eat more. On the contrary, urban people do not- depend on heavy food. They also eat less than rural people.
The rural people usually eat rice and gur or rice with some, other food items for breakfast. They eat much because they work in. the fields. They do not eat anything before lunch. They also eat chira, khai and mud at breakfast. On the other hand, the urban people take bread vegetables, etc. Again some take Parata and egg and some take loaves and banana. Those who are old take a little breakfast.
Rural people usually eat rice and one or two curries for lunch. They can’t bear them. expenses of so. many items like the urban people. The urban people are used to taking eat, rice, curry, fish, vegetables, meat, dal, etc. for lunch. Sometimes polao or biryani is cooked on occasions. The dinner of the rural people is just like lunch. By contrast, the dinner items of the urban people are like lunch items. But nowadays urban people take their main meal at night returning their residence after evening. The urban people also take fast food like burger, sandwiches, noodles, pizza, potato chips, vegetable rolls, etc. They also eat Thai or Indian or. Chinese food. A change is also noticed in
drink habit of the urban people. In the urban area, people take ice cream and soft drinks as a drink.
However, there are some differences in the food habit and meal times of the rural and the urban people in Bangladesh.