Shocking Super Bowl food 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.