Corn fed nation
 washingtonpost.com — After World War II, the government had a huge surplus of ammonium nitrate, an ingredient of explosives -- and fertilizer. Since 1945, the food supply has increased faster than America's population. Much of the too-ample flesh of Americans comes from corn, as quarter of the 45,000 items in the average supermarket contain processed corn.More… (Health)
Excess flesh statistics
- What is the weight of excess flesh in US?
- What is the volume?