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Wonkblog: Why dessert is disappearing from Americas dinner tables
If you eat dessert at home, after dinner, you're not alone. But soon you might be.Only 12 percent of dinners eaten at home in the United States ended with something sweet last year, the lowest reading in more than 30 years, according to data from market research firm NPD group. Just10 years ago, in 2004, 15 percent of families indulged after the main course. And 28 years ago, in 1986, the number was nearly 25 percent.