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National Donut Day 2011: America's Donut Obsession By The Numbers (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Huffington Post     First Posted: 06/03/11 10:30 AM ET   Updated: 08/03/11 06:12 AM ET

It's no secret that America has a love affair with donuts, but on National Donut Day we get to celebrate our obsession unabashedly by grabbing free samples of the hot and delicious rings of deliciousness from multiple national donut chains.

But it's not just on this sugariest of holidays that Americans reach for the sweet and simple concoction. According to Sally Levitt Steinberg, author of The Donut Book, more than 10 billion donuts are sold annually all across the country.

Check out this infographic for the breakdown on our affinity for the fatty, fried fritter.

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