Peak Calorie

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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.

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

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