Is there any one food you eat every day or almost every day? Most people eat some of the same foods daily without giving it too much thought. Live Strong has prepared a list that includes foods that most Americans frequently eat. Check out the following list to see how many of these are your favorite foods that you eat on a daily basis. They are not grouped by categories. Rather they are grouped according to people's most favorite.
Eggs are at the top of the list of most frequently eaten foods. Nearly 60 percent of people who eat eggs choose to start their day with them. And they report eating the eggs sunny-side up, scrambled, boiled, fried or in an omelet. If they do not eat eggs for breakfast, they will probably eat eggs at some other time during the day. For instance, they might eat an egg salad sandwich or have eggs in a salad or some other way.
Next on the list was milk. Reports show that children are not the only ones who enjoy drinking milk. Most of the milk consumed is in foods at breakfast in hot or cold cereals.
Bananas are high on the like above the other fruits. Perhaps that because bananas can be eaten throughout the day either alone or in other foods. Popular banana combos include smoothies, on oatmeal, or with peanut butter. Bananas can even be used in desserts such as a banana pudding.
A lot of people drink coffee, and 70 percent of those people drink their coffee at breakfast. However, there are some people who drink coffee throughout the day.
People eat chicken in some form almost every day. One of the healthiest protein sources around is a grilled chicken breast. There are various recipes for chicken, and chicken can be included in a sandwich, in a salad, straight from the frying pan or from fast food restaurants.
A lot of people live by the quote that "An apple a day keeps the doctor away." They eat an apple every single day. Of all the different varieties, Fuji apples are the most popular.
Chances are that you eat butter every day whether you have a pat on your morning pancakes or on your baked potato that you eat with your steak at dinner. Butter has only 36 calories per serving, so it okay to eat it on your toast, corn on the cob, and on vegetables and other foods.
This might be hard to believe, but baby carrots are also on the list of popular daily foods. Baby carrots are healthy additions to most every meal and full of beta carotene. Most often, people have those carrots with their lunch or as a snack. Loaded with vitamin A, baby carrots are only 35 calories per 4 ounce serving.
Blueberries are full of anti-oxidants and delicious in just about everything. About 53 percent of people eat blueberries at breakfast either alone or in yogurt, on pancakes, or in cereal. Blueberries are a good choice to eat on a daily basis. They are healthy for you, and diabetics eat them for their overall health.
Oatmeal was on the list as a favorite food some people eat almost very day. They wouldn't leave home without their morning fix of oatmeal.
Many recipes include olive oil. Most of those recipes are salad dressings, which often involve balsamic vinegar. But you also see olive oil popping up with pork tenderloin, sweet potatoes, and quinoa.
Peanut butter is not just for children. Many adults eat peanut butter and jelly sandwiches or peanut butter on crackers. Peanut butter is also eaten on apples and bananas. Diabetics say they put peanut butter in their oatmeal.
Almonds are often eaten on its own, raw or toasted. They are also found in various dishes. Almonds are available in many forms, such as whole, or sliced. Almonds yield almond oil and can also be made into almond butter or almond milk. These products can be used in both sweet and savoury dishes.
Romaine lettuce is used in Caesar salad and is a lunchtime favorite. Caesar dressing is the most commonly tracked food paired with romaine lettuce, and 49 percent of the time when romaine is eaten, it happens at lunch. Romaine lettuce is 8 calories per cup and is loaded with vitamin A.
You don't have to have a cold or sore throat to eat honey. Since people like to start their morning off with something sweet, honey is a good choice. They can put it in their cereal or in their tea. Honey is a great immunity system booster, weighing in at only 64 calories per serving.
There are a lot of fruits on this list, and strawberries are included. They can be eaten alone, in cereal or in yogurt. Strawberries are loaded with vitamin C and are only 45 calories per 8 berries.
Most of the time, bacon is eaten at breakfast with eggs that made the top of the list. Bacon also be eaten in a salad or on a sandwich for lunch. Bacon bits can be eaten on a salad.
Oranges contains vitamin C. Oranges are convenient and portable. Each one contains only 85 calories in a single piece of the fruit. Like other fruits, oranges can be eaten alone or in a fruit salad.
Spinach is loaded with vitamin A and fiber. Spinach is most likely to be eaten at lunch or dinner in a salad; however, spinach can be cooked and eaten as a main dish.
Tomatoes are packed with lycopene, an antioxidant that’s been correlated with reduced incidence of cancer and heart disease. Tomatoes can be eaten raw, in soups and stews and is a staple in most salads. Not only that, but tomatoes are eaten on sandwiches, hamburgers and cheeseburgers.
Were any of your daily foods included on this list?