Americans Are Eating a Record Amount of Butter

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Just not fried butter. Photo: Shutterstock

Margarine sales have taken a serious tumble while saturated fat has surged onto new heights, like absolutely nailing its first Time cover in the form of a pristine butter curl. Americans are expected to consume a recent record amount of the stuff, "nearly 22.5 sticks for every man, woman and child" per year. That's so much butter, in fact, it's giving itself a pat on the back. [WSJ, Related]