On Super Bowl Sunday, you will most likely be filling your belly with plenty of beer and food. You’ll be screaming at the TV, or crying in the corner. Despite all of that, The Super Bowl is one of the most unique days of the year. Our friends over at YumSugar put together a massive list of facts about the big day. Here’s 10 Facts You Didn’t Know About The Super Bowl.
The Super Bowl is the second largest day of food consumption behind Thanksgiving.
On the Monday after the Super Bowl, antacid sales increase by 20 percent.
Super Bowl fans spend more than $50 million on food during the four days prior to the super bowl.
35 percent of people who actually attend the game write it off as a corporate expense.
6 percent of Americans call in sick the Monday after Super Bowl.
More than 700,000 footballs are produced annually for official NFL use and 72 of them are used for the Super Bowl.
5 percent of Americans will watch the game alone.
Super Bowl Sunday is the biggest winter grilling day of the year.
More than 49 million cases of beer will be purchased. The Super Bowl is the seventh most popular "beer holiday," behind July 4th, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Halloween.