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Potatoes and tomatoes account for more than half of U.S. vegetable consumption, report says

Americans are gobbling down a whole lot of potatoes and tomatoes — but often in the form of French fries and potato chips, and likewise, tomato sauce or ketchup, according to a recent report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In 2013, 115.6 pounds per person of white potatoes were available for Americans to eat — a whopping two-thirds of which were consumed in the form of French fries, potato chips and other frozen or processed potato products, the report indicated. More