Super Bowl is the second largest US food consumption day, only surpassed by Thanksgiving. Viewers will spend an average of $82.19 on food, decor and team apparel, up from $77.88 last year. If you're not already shocked by how much we're buying--and eating--for the big showdown between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos, chew on these facts.
Super Bowl is only days away.
If you're not ready for America's second biggest chow fest (Thanksgiving is number one), you might want to consider making room for a day of serious eating.
According to the Snack Food Association, Americans double their average daily consumption of snacks on Super Bowl Sunday, consuming more than 33 million pounds of goodies in one day.
If you're planning a party, you may want to keep in mind that the average number of people at a Super Bowl party is 17.
Five percent of viewers will watch the game alone --while one out of every 12 people watching the game will be suffering through the boring football part just to see the commercials.
We complied a list of some of the most surprising Super Bowl food facts. It's no wonder the average Super Bowl watcher will consume about 1,200 calories while snacking.