Half a million people in the U.S. logged what they ate over the holiday weekend in MyFitnessPal – the world’s largest digital food and community-based database. Let’s take a look to see what people were eating with their friends & family this year:
More people logged food on Christmas Eve, but on Christmas day, we saw a spike in traditional holiday foods, like ham and mashed potatoes… and people saved the pie for the big day! The below are the top foods that were logged more on Christmas Day, compared to Christmas Eve
The top five traditional holiday foods logged on Christmas day:
The holidays are always a time to indulge in sweets; 3 of the top 5 foods logged were dessert.
The holidays are also a time where we find ourselves eating foods that we typically don’t eat the rest of the year. We looked at what those foods were this year:
What were the trendy foods this year, compared to 2015?
* All data points below reflect food logged in MyFitnessPal by USA users only.