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Study: Average American spends more than $1,200 on fast food each year

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A new study shows the average American spends more than $1,200 a year on fast food.
         
Pizza, burgers and fried chicken are the three most common take-out meals and the average cost is about $12.50.
         
The three most common reasons people order out: too busy, too impatient to cook, or just plain lazy.

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