What did Americans eat after WWII?

The American diet changed in the post-war period

Stars Insider

09/04/24 | StarsInsider


Americans had their food rationed during World War II, so people had to be creative. This led to the creation of new products and dishes, but then restrictions were over, and, again, new foods became popular. Indeed, post-war abundance led to a significant change in the diets of millions of Americans.

But what did regular folk eat after 1945, really? Well, as you're about to find out in this gallery, they ate many of today's cuisine staples!

Ready? Click on to find out what America was eating after WWII.

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