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10 Things You Didn't Know About Fast Food Burgers

Everyone knows that Americans are major consumers of fast food, not least when it comes to burgers. 

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Fast Food Burgers

Approximately one-third of adults in the US consume fast food on any given day, according to a recent survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics. In 2012, PBS reported that Americans eat three hamburgers per week on average, which totals almost 50 billion burgers a year. Despite environmental concerns surrounding the meat industry, that number likely won't go down anytime soon, with meat consumption having risen 14% over the last 50 years. But when it comes to burgers, they're not all one and the same. Here are 10 facts you didn't know about this beloved, greasy take-out item!


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