Thanksgiving By The Numbers

by Michael Scivoli

The first Thanksgiving happened all the way back in 1621. But what most of us don’t know, is that Turkey Day wasn’t an official holiday until almost 250 years later. Did you know that the average American eats around 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving? Us neither – but we’re certainly not surprised! Here is Thanksgiving by the Numbers.

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Michael is the Editor-in-Chief of New Jersey Digest, COO of X Factor Media, and an avid writer. Growing up in Bergen County, he discovered his passion for words while in Friday detention. Michael loves kayaking, a fat glass of Nebbiolo, and over-editing.

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