The Deception and Dangers of HFCS

The Deception and Dangers of HFCS

August 6, 2013

A raging debate we have seen enacted out in television ads and other media outlets is whether or not high fructose corn syrup, or HFCS, is actually bad for us or not. While we’ve heard the opinions for either side, do we really know the facts? Here are some details that can help you to […]

DIABETES IN THE NETHERLANDS

DIABETES IN THE NETHERLANDS

March 20, 2013

An infographic in which the current situation of the metabolix disease in the Netherlands is presented. In a clear collection of graphical elements we provide information about the most regular complications, what can be done to minimize the risk of diabetes and how the number of patients will grow in the next couple of years. […]

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Soda’s Evil Twin

March 14, 2013

Most of this is Sugar We Drink, and excess sugar intake is a driving force behind the obesity epidemic. Al-though soda gets most of the blame, the fastest-growing marketing sector for beverage companies is so-called “Fruit Drinks”. Source

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How Soft Drinks Impact Your Health

January 17, 2013

Soft drinks are a popular beverage with some popular health side. In addition to being very high in sugar soft drinks are also loaded with high fructose corn syrup which has been associated with an increased risk in metabolic syndrome. This infographic looks at some of the common health conditions associated with soft drink consumption […]

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Sweet Tooth Sugar and Health Facts

January 12, 2013

Sweet Tooth Sugar and Health Facts presents everything you need to know about everything sweet related. Check it out! Source

97 Million Pounds of Sugar Consumed this Year

97 Million Pounds of Sugar Consumed this Year

October 14, 2012

97 million pounds of sugar will be consumed this year. This infographic takes a look at sugar consumption, the amount of sugar in food and what health effects that has on people. Source

Added Sugar Over Time

Added Sugar Over Time

July 15, 2012

According to the American Heart Association the average American consumes 22 teaspoons of sugar a day, 88 grams, or 70 pounds a year. While that may seem like a lot it is actually quite conservative. The USDA suggests that we are eating a lot more and the trends indicate they might not be too far […]