Whether you’re looking forward to the big game for the winning spread of snacks, or are in it for, well, the game, Super Bowl food is something to shout about. According to Snack Food Association, the Super Bowl is the second largest food consumption day of the year – only beat by the marathon of eating on Thanksgiving Day.
Feast your eyes on these surprising stats to share with other rowdy viewers at your game day party. Choose your moment carefully, though, because you don’t want to strike up a conversation during the actual game, halftime show, or commercials, for that matter.
Americans eat 1.23 billion chicken wings on Super Bowl Sunday.
Americans drink 49 million cases of beer on Super Bowl Sunday.
Americans eat 69 million pounds of avocados on Super Bowl Sunday as part of their killer guacamole dip.
Approximately 1.5 million Americans call out sick on the Monday after the Super Bowl.