The time between Thanksgiving and the end of the year is special for so many reasons. The one that stands out in my mind: so many of us throw diets out the window and throw everything in front of us into our mouths.
We do imbibe more than usual during the holidays. For example:
- North Americans consume about 24 million turkeys and 112 million cans of cranberries.
- We glug 108 million quarts of eggnog and 89 million gallons of liquor.
- The average weight gain during the Christmas holidays is four to six pounds.
- The average American will consume more than 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat on Thanksgiving Day alone.
So in the spirit of holiday indulgence, here are five great food-and-drink-related stocks to buy for under $10: