Peak Calorie

A blog about business and economics.
Nov. 29 2011 8:45 PM

Peak Calorie

"The number of calories consumed has increased from 2,169 in 1970 to 2,594 in 2009, a 19.6 percent jump. Nonetheless, calorie intake has actually dropped from the peak reached in 2002." QSR Magazine, industry trends.


Matthew Yglesias is the executive editor of Vox and author of The Rent Is Too Damn High.

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