The Morning Brew: Tuesday, 8.5




The average American now eats 1.6 lbs. of food more than in 1970. (New York Times)

Not unrelated: A new book names the best and worst chain restaurants for kids. "None of the above" wasn't an option, apparently. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Eating fish (not fried fish, though) may help stave off brain damage, a new study finds. (Reuters)

- Ian Froeb