Monday, January 1, 2007

Startling Statistics

Did you know that…

  • The Super Bowl is ranked as the number two food consumption event of the year, second only to Thanksgiving?
  • Americans consume 30.4 million pounds of snack foods during the Super Bowl?
  • Americans consume more than 11 million pounds of potato chips on Super Bowl Sunday?
  • Americans double their average daily consumption of snacks on Super Bowl Sunday, consuming more than 33 million pounds of goodies in one day?
  • The average Super Bowl watcher consumes about 1200 calories during the course of the game?
  • An additional $11.8 million is sold in beer prior to Super Bowl Sunday?
  • $237.2 million are spent on soft drinks during the week leading up to the Super Bowl?

This year, let’s try to bring down the numbers. Nu-train newsletter readers, America and your body need you!

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