Not only is the Super Bowl one of the most watched TV events of the year, but it’s also one that gives us a good excuse to splurge on some of our favorite foods. Americans consume more calories on Super Bowl Sunday than any other day of the year, except for Thanksgiving. The most popular items are wings, nachos, pizza, and beer. But Sara Bloms, a registered dietitian, says the calories can creep up quick.
One billion chicken wings. About 6,000 tons of nachos. And 11.2 pounds of potato chips. That’s what Americans eat come Super Bowl Sunday.
The Super Bowl is the biggest game of the year in football, but what would it be without some big calorie food? Some of us eat two or three days worth of calories on Super Sunday.