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(Some Guy)   Infographic of what the average American eats every year. Mmmm...29 lbs of french fries and 23 lbs of pizza...mmmm   (naturalsociety.com) divider line 70
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2012-05-18 07:52:58 AM  
Came looking to hear how subby sounds fat. Leaving disappointed.
 
2012-05-18 08:17:26 AM  

Buffet: Corn:
The red meat, poultry and especailly the egg categories are ridiculously low however.
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Help me out here, 110lb of red meat? That works out to just under 5oz a day of red meat alone. Thats is you have red meat every day of the year and poultry and fish on top of that? Dude, that is a lot of red meat. I have it once a week tops
 
2012-05-18 08:19:23 AM  
Of that average for cheese I am personally responsible for bringing up the amount by 2.3 pounds for the entire country.

/seriously - stranded on an island and can only have one food? Yep, cheese!
 
2012-05-18 08:26:45 AM  

Fizpez: Of that average for cheese I am personally responsible for bringing up the amount by 2.3 pounds for the entire country.

/seriously - stranded on an island and can only have one food? Yep, cheese!


http://www.gourmet-food.com/french-cheese/port-salut-cheese-1000365.a s px

You're very welcome

/I would have sex with that cheese if it looked swiss...
 
2012-05-18 09:16:43 AM  
Lot of farkers here don't understand what "average" means. That's okay.

/ now craving McD's for breakfast
 
2012-05-18 09:19:30 AM  

The Envoy: gmoney101: Precision Boobery:

Also, hey Great Britain--it's over. You won the Disgusting Foods Olympics. We don't need to hear about your mayonnaise sandwiches.

Mayo on a sandwich? Imagine the horror...

I will just leave this here for you to contemplate how much of ... of a dick you are.

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/That and/or cheese
// And by cheese I mean an oil based product, flavoured,dyed and delivered by aerosol...
///(Last slash now) 6 bucks and my right nut you have never been out of the US, let alone to Britain.

To be fair to him, the "mayo sandwich" claim was from that "What the world eats" link. Yes, it shows ignorance to believe that people eat them, but it's not really his fault. TFA writer, however, needs to be punched in the plums.

If you don't think mayonnasie should even be a component of a sandwich then you are completely, utterly and incontrovertibly wrong.


The best thing to do with mayo on a sandwich is spread it on the OUTSIDE of the sandwich, then lightly fry it in a dry pan on medium heat. Since mayo is really nothing but egg and oil, it crisps up the bread nicely and looks and tastes great. Not super healthy, but in my short order cook days that's what we did for reubens, grilled cheese, etc etc.

/csb
 
2012-05-18 09:41:42 AM  

violentsalvation: Frederick: But I do know there is no way I eat more french fries than pizza.

I eat way more pizza than french fries too. I probably have 3 lbs of french fries a year. And 24 lbs of ice cream? I haven't had ice cream in at least 3 years.


It's OK. VisualEconomics, who made the infograph, used awesome credible sources like Fricano's Pizzeria (www.fricanospizza.com) for their "facts" http://www.fricanospizza.com/trivia.htm

Also, the graph is of food bought, and not of food eaten. But don't let that get in the way of making a pretty infograph and sensationalizing your bullshiat.
 
2012-05-18 09:57:01 AM  
Per year trip to golden Corral FTFY suby
 
2012-05-18 09:59:40 AM  
I'm a level 5 vegan. I don't eat anything that casts a shadow.
 
2012-05-18 10:14:06 AM  
Having worked as a cook in a restaurant years ago.. I have this to say...

There is *no* way Americans eat that many vegetables. Get that many on their plate? yes. Throw them out with the trash... definitely.
 
2012-05-18 10:46:52 AM  
That's an awful lot of milk, but they have quite the powerful lobby, don't they...
 
2012-05-18 10:59:11 AM  
By the way, do yourself a favor and ignore every single sentence on that page about anything involving science or medicine. It is all completely, indefensibly wrong.
 
2012-05-18 11:11:40 AM  

guises: Wait, it's 600 lbs of non-cheese dairy and only 181 lbs of that is beverage milk. 24 lbs of the remainder is ice cream... What else is there? You can't tell me that people are eating 395 lbs of yogurt every year. It can't be butter, that would fit under the fats and oils category. What is this mysterious dairy product that people are eating in such huge quantities?


I call shenanigans on the dairy statistic. Take a gander at this:

media.eatwisconsincheese.com

See footnote 3 in particular. People aren't eating 600 pounds of dairy every year. They're consuming the amount of milk fat in various forms that would be found in 600 pounds of milk. Adding up the other columns which presumably are actual weights and assuming that the presented "selected" products are pretty comprehensive, total consumption comes out to less than half that.

I wonder what other trickery abounds in that infographic.
 
2012-05-18 12:22:20 PM  
I've tracked every single thing I've eaten since 2010.

Link
 
2012-05-18 12:30:18 PM  
National Average?

Fries - 29 pounds
Pizza - 23 pounds
Beer - 23 gallons
Ice Cream - 19 quarts

Sweet babbling buddha, I can't conceive how much of my share someone out there is getting 'cause there ain't anyeay in Hell I'm consuming anywhere near these numbers. Maybe three beers a year, make my own pizza about 3x a year, yeah I eats me some fries but only when I make'em and ice cream ... never.

Good Lord

No wonder Wal Mart people look like they do!
 
2012-05-18 01:25:46 PM  

starsrift: Lot of farkers here don't understand what "average" means. That's okay.

/ now craving McD's for breakfast


i1136.photobucket.com

Average.
 
2012-05-18 03:34:26 PM  
Do babies count as poultry or red meat? They seem to be way underrepresented.
 
2012-05-18 06:37:29 PM  
What about seafood that is neither fish nor shellfish?

The average American might not have any, I guess (depending on what whether average means "Luke Wilson in Idiocracy or "sum everything and divide by the number of people"), but I can't go without consuming the tentacled horrors of the deep. I'm going to have a plate of them for dinner tonight, in fact.
 
2012-05-18 06:55:12 PM  

gmoney101: Buffet: Corn:
The red meat, poultry and especailly the egg categories are ridiculously low however.
.

Help me out here, 110lb of red meat? That works out to just under 5oz a day of red meat alone. Thats is you have red meat every day of the year and poultry and fish on top of that? Dude, that is a lot of red meat. I have it once a week tops


I eat a LOT of red meat, chicken and seafood, as well as 2 - 3 dozen eggs a day.
I eat nothing with NaCl or sugar in it. Bread? Maybe once or twice a month, in the off season.
Red meat naturally contains a lot of creatine.
 
2012-05-19 11:12:38 AM  
23 lbs of pizza a year? Hell, that would just be February for me!

/No, I don't resemble the all you can eat fish fry protester guy
 
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