By The Numbers: Lets Eat! These Food Stats Will Shock You


Check out these food stats!

*McDonalds’ Hamburger University was founded in 1961 at one of their restaurants in Illinois

*Honey takes only 20 minutes to enter the bloodstream if swallowed

*On average, Americans eat 20.7 pounds of candy annually

*11-year-old Frank Epperson invented the Popsicle in 1905

*Potato chips were invented in 1853 by chef George Crum as a mocking response to a patron who complained his French fries were too thick.

*To determine the percentage of alcohol in a bottle of liquor divide the proof by TWO

*The pressure in a champagne bottle is 90 pounds per square inch, nearly three times the pressure in automobile tires

*Every time you lick a stamp, you’re consuming 1/10 of a calorie.

*Americans, on average, eat 18 acres of pizza every single day.


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