Read on to learn about the eating habits of our presidents.
George Washington loved fish and nuts, but his favorite drink was the Cherry Bounce, a cherry-infused brandy. He loved this drink so much that he made sure to bring a canteen of it for a trip through the Allegheny Mountains in 1784.
Sadly, Zachary Taylor was only president for 16 months. Historians speculate that Taylor died due to a bacteria like cholera which may have been present in the iced milk, cherries and water that he was believed to have consumed.
In Time Magazine, John Hersey reported that Gerald Ford ate the same lunch every single day. Hersey wrote that Ford had, "a ball of cottage cheese, over which he pours a small pitcherful of A-1 Sauce, a sliced onion or a quartered tomato, and a small helping of butter-pecan ice cream. “Eating and sleeping,” [Ford] says to [Hersey], “are a waste of time.”'