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Ritz crackers are favorite American snack

Ritz crackers, Lays potato chips and Doritos are among American's favorite salty snacks, according to YouGov BrandIndex.
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Tortilla chip's will get you everywhere... Pamela Anderson out in London, England, with "Alan," star of a Doritos TV commercial. (Getty Images/AFP/Getty Images)

A new survey of American's favorite snack foods may leave you thirsty.

On Monday, YouGov BrandIndex released its top 10 salty snacks, which found Americans favorite was Ritz crackers.

Lays potato chips, Doritos, Fritos and Orville Redenbacher's brands "rounded out the top 5," according to the survey

The results were based on polling of about 5,000 Americans, 

The full list is: 1. Ritz, 2. Lay’s, 3. Doritos, 4. Fritos, 5. Orville Redenbacher, 6. Wheat Thins, 7. Tostitos, 8. Cheetos, 9. Pringles and 10. Triscuit.

NBC's Today reported researchers the list had changed little from last year.

One interesting finding: men tended to prefer Doritos over women, while females tended to give a higher rating to Orville Redenbacher. 

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/ritz-crackers-are-favorite-american-salty-snack