The crazy amount of calories we americans eat during the super bowl

January 30, 2015 10:15 AM

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WASHINGTON — If you want to explain the Super Bowl to someone who doesn’t understand this country, you might want to skip football and go straight to this chart. It shows just how poorly we eat during and around the Super Bowl — and it may well be an understatement.

If you were to add up the calories per serving for every food item a household purchased during the week of the Super Bowl, it would equal more than 6,000 calories, according to a recent study. That’s the largest number of calories for any week through the year — more even than during Thanksgiving —...

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