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On any given day, 22% of kids between the ages of 6 and 19 eat pizza.

Source: National Center for Biotechnology Information study as reported in the January 2014 issue of Journal of Pediatrics

On days they have pizza, children eat an average of 408 extra calories. Teens consume 624 more.

Source: National Center for Biotechnology Information study as reported in the January 2014 issue of Journal of Pediatrics

Pizza was also only second to soda and sports drinks, in terms of providing the most calories to the daily diets of teens ages 12-19.

Source: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) study

Studies show that although kids often shy away from "green" pizza toppings, they will eat other vegetable toppings like onions, as well as mushrooms , which technically are not a vegetable, but a fungi.

Source: National Center for Biotechnology Information study as reported in the January 2014 issue of Journal of Pediatrics

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