In case you're not familiar with the Turnip, it's a whimsical Google search, wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting pages "turn-up." As always with this feature, the _floss is not responsible for accuracy. If you know one of the below statements/links to be untrue, by all means, let the world know in the comments below.
Today I typed "Americans consume approximately" into Google, unearthing the following:
Americans consume approximately one-third of the world's available resources yet comprise about 5% of the world population.
Whether it's dine-in, pick-up or delivery, one common denominator exists in pizza: fat.No matter how you slice it, Americans consume approximately 100 acres of pizza each day. And, nutritionists estimate that the average fat content in pizza hovers somewhere near 5%
The American Heart Association says that Americans consume approximately 22 teaspoons of sugar each day.
Americans consume approximately 70 million pounds of "Tots" [tater tots] per year.
the FDA recommends that all Americans consume approximately 25 grams of soy protein per day.
Americans consume approximately 1 billion pounds of avocado annually. [okay: who just put their little finger to their lips?]
Americans consume approximately 11 ounces of meat per day, which calculates to approximately 250 pounds of beef annually, more than any other country in the world. The Japanese only eat 2 ounces of meat daily or approximately 46 pounds of beef annually.