How many calories do Americans consume on average each day?
The correct answer is 2,700. In consuming these calories, Americans eat 415 pounds of vegetables and 273 pounds of fruit on average each year. In addition, however, they also consume 110 pounds of red meat, 31 pounds of cheese, 29 pounds of French fries, 24 pounds of ice cream, 23 pounds of pizza and 53 gallons of soda. My conclusion? Our eating habits are contributing to surplus pounds.