Our Snack Habit: One-Third Of Daily Calories Are From Junk Food

Americans are addicted to snacking. That’s the bottom line from a new government report looking at the snacking habits of more than 5,000 adults aged 20 and older. Researchers with the USDA’s Food Surveys Research Group interviewed the participants as part of an ongoing national survey called “What We Eat in America.” The results from those surveys are reported in two-year intervals. The survey found that a sizable chunk of our daily calories come from serial snacking during the day, …