Most of Americans tend to divide the food intake into several meals. Mostly they prefer food with sweet content for their breakfast and end it with eggs or meat. Americans prefer to drink lot of soft drinks while having meals.
Some interesting American eating habits:
20% of Americans consume their meals in vehicles
More than 70% of Americans are admitted to eat "what every they like to eat".
Every one out of four Americans consume some or other type of junk food every day.
Every day 25% of Americans eat more than two types of vegetables.
An American spends more than 10% of disposable income is spent on fast food.
The food eating guide was first created by USDA in the year 1894 and in 1992, the food pyramid was renamed as my food pyramid and it was used for almost 19 years. In 2011, the USDA has released new guide for nutrition and it is named as Myplate.