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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obesity_in_the_United_States

Obesity in the United States has been increasingly cited as a major health issue in recent decades, resulting in diseases such as coronary heart disease that lead to mortality. While many industrialized countries have experienced similar increases, ... Obesity rates have increased for all population groups in the United States ...

www.quora.com/How-many-pounds-of-food-does-the-average-American-eat-in-a-day

About 5.5 pounds per day. Here is a fun Infographic showing the annual breakdown: (Source: http://visualeconomics.creditloa... ) To put this in context: Average ...

healthyeating.sfgate.com/much-protein-per-day-teenage-girl-6151.html

Although most teen girls--at least in the United States--get plenty of protein in thier diet, those who avoid animal-based foods should carefully plan their ... pounds needs about 47 grams of protein per day, and a 125-pound, 16-year-old girl ... for Teenage Girls · How Many Calories Should an Average Teenager Eat Per Day?

www.livestrong.com/article/458978-the-average-teens-diet

Oct 26, 2015 ... Boys need about 2,800 calories per day, and girls need 2,200. ... Unfortunately, the average teen's diet is too high in sugar and fat and ... An estimated one-third of all teens eat fast food daily. ... Further, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says that teens get ... Ways for Teen Girls to Lose Belly Fat in a Month.

www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/get-facts-eating-disorders

In the United States, 20 million women and 10 million men suffer from a ... In addition, many individuals struggle with body dissatisfaction and ... 40-60% of elementary school girls (ages 6-12) are concerned about their ... For eating disorders the average amount of research dollars per affected individual was just $0.93.

www.latimes.com/science/la-sci-sn-fast-food-calories-kids-20150915-story.html

Sep 18, 2015 ... CDC reveals just how much fast food American kids eat each day ... One-third of U.S. kids eat fast food on a typical day, according to a new report ... Above, a little girl requests a packet of sauce at an El Pollo Loco ... Whether toddlers or teenagers, the proportion of daily calories obtained from fast food was ...

fooddemocracy.wordpress.com/2011/06/19/what-the-average-american-consumes-in-a-year

Jun 19, 2011 ... The average woman is 5'4” and weighs 164 lbs. Each year, Americans eat 85.5 lbs. of fats and oils. ... RT @EatRetro: So much for the received wisdom @ cornucopia_inst: Are America's Nutrition Professionals in the Pocket of ...

www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2722815/Daily-calorie-intake-countries-world-revealed-surprise-U-S-tops-list-3-770.html

Aug 12, 2014 ... In an infographic showing just how much food residents of various countries eat each day, the U.S. ... people here consuming an average daily calorie intake of 3,440. ..... that 3770 calories would maintain the weight of a 375 pound man. ... My healthcare costs are $500 per month just for my piece of the it ...

www.cbsnews.com/news/many-u-s-kids-eat-fast-food-every-day

Sep 16, 2015 ... Many U.S. kids eat fast food every day. istockphoto ... That means kids average about 245 calories each day from fast food. That's about the ...

www.sharecare.com/health/carbohydrates/sugar-consume-every-year

The average teenage male now consumes more than 34 teaspoons of sugar per day. ... The average person consumes 150 pounds of sugar per year–compared to just 7 ½ ... Part of the problem with sugar is that we're eating so much of it. ... of the health problem in North America today, quite directly responsible for obesity,  ...