Eat up! It’s National Fast Food Day

If you love all things fast food, today is your lucky day.

According to, today is National Fast Food Day.

The website said fast food was popularized in the United States in the 1950s. Merriam-Webster first recognized the term in 1951.

It probably will comes as no surprise to learn that the United States has the largest fast food industry in the world.

Standard fast food items include hamburgers, chicken nuggets, french fries, tacos, pizza, coffee and ice cream.