football-1503586_1280Super Bowl Sunday is considered by some to be an unofficial American national holiday. And if there is one thing we Americans do during our holidays, it’s eat.

Super Bowl Sunday is no different. However, many Americans are trying to make healthier Thanksgiving dishes and 4th of July BBQs, so why not healthier Super Bowl Sunday appetizers? Researchers from Cornell University tracked grocery purchases and found the average American will consume more than 6,000 calories by the end of the day!! Here are some other shocking statistics of what Americans will consume on Super Bowl Sunday:


  • 1.25 billion chicken wings
  • 11.2 million pounds of potato chips
  • 8.2 million pounds of tortilla chips
  • 325.5 million GALLONS of beer
  • 48 million take out and fast food meals
  • 11 million slices of pizza sold from Domino’s Pizza

Did you know that