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Seeing How Much We Ate Over the Years

FlowingData – ” The United States Department of Agriculture keeps track of food availability for over 200 items, which can be used to estimate food consumption at the national level. They have data for 1970 through 2019, so we can for example, see how much beef Americans consume per year on average and how that has changed over four decades. So that’s what I did. How long will chicken reign supreme? Who wins between lemon and lime? Is nonfat ice cream really ice cream? Does grapefruit ever make a comeback? Find out in the charts below. The rankings are broken into six main food groups: proteins, vegetables, fruits, dairy, grains, and added fats…”

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