7 Billion Hot Dogs...

According to the “National Hot Dog & Sausage Council” 7 billion hot dogs will be consumed between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Via That’sFit:
This means that roughly 818 hot dogs will be eaten every second during the summer. That's a lot, considering the average annual consumption is 20 billion.

I'm not a big fan of the hot dog, myself. For one, I'm never really sure from what the things are made. Second, I don't love all the fat that comes packed into each modest serving.
Not good. Hot dogs are hardly a super food. In fact, they’re among the worst foods you could eat. Here’s Dr. Fuhrman’s list:
Worst Seven Foods for Health and Longevity
  • Butter
  • Cheese
  • Potato Chips and French Fries
  • Doughnuts
  • Salt
  • Sausage, hot dogs
  • Pickled, smoked or barbequed meat
And they’re doubly bad for kids. More from Dr. Fuhrman:
The Five Most Dangerous Things to Feed Your Child
  • Butter and cheese: full of saturated fat and fat-delivered chemical pollutants
  • Potato chips and French fries: rich in trans fat, salt, and carcinogenic acrylamides
  • Doughnuts and other trans fat-containing sweets: rich in trans fat, sugar, and other artificial substances
  • Sausages, hot dogs, and other luncheon meats: contain N-nitroso compounds that are potent carcinogens
  • Pickled, smoked, or barbequed meats: places you at risk of both stomach cancer and high blood pressure.
Perhaps the really scary thing here, is there’s actually a National Hot Dog & Sausage Council—EEK!
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