According to Huffington Post, each person in America eats about 25 pounds of cheese a year.
An average American also consumes 25 pounds of bananas a year or the equivalent of about 100 average-sized fruits.
Americans consume more than 7 billion pounds of candy per year. About half of that candy - 3.5 billion pounds – is chocolate. In total, the average American consumes about 25 pounds of candy per year.
Rice is also on the list. Only seven states in America produce rice: California, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, and Texas.
The average person eats about 35 tons of food in a lifetime. That’s equal to 1500 pounds or 680.4 kilograms a year! In addition to the weight of the food, Americans jointly eat 900 billion calories every day!
If you want to know more about what an average American eats, check out an entry from Nature's Sunshine.