Category Archives: Infographics

The Biggest Loser

The Biggest Loser reality television show takes overweight Americans and puts them in a boot camp of sorts in order to help them lose weight. On this show you’ll see a lot of sweating and a lot of crying (maybe more crying than sweating). But the figures don’t lie, a former participant in the show was somehow able to lose 526 lbs. Here are some more crazy facts about this show.

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The Cost of Calories

More than ever, Americans are counting calories in attempt to lose weight. There’s always a numeric calorie value associated with everything you do. Whether its putting a sandwich in your mouth or walking on the treadmill for 30 minutes, it seems like those who seek to lose weight are often using calories as a form of measurement. But do you know exactly what you’re counting and why you should be counting? Here’s a quick overview of calories in a nice infographic.

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The Bitter Truth about Chocolate

One thing that deters us from losing weight is our sweet tooth. Many people are unable to deny the urge for grabbing that snickers bar or going to the freezer and pulling out that tub of ice cream. Here are some facts about one of America’s ‘sweetest’ obsessions: chocolate!

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Obesity in America

Many of you know by know that obesity is a growing problem in the United States. It is reported that more than 1/3 of Americans are considered overweight. With the help of fast food joints conveniently placed at every corner of every city, it’s no wonder Americans are consuming more than they need too and eating a lot less healthy than they should be. Here is some more information about obesity in America.

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The Truth about Diets

Every website, billboard and television show proclaims they have the only diet that really works. From Weight Watchers meetings to Slimfast’s chocolate shakes, there are as many ways to lose weight as there are creme fillings in that last box of chocolates you ate.

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Facts about Food Additives

Taste, texture, color, and freshness all play roles in the enjoyment of our food. These are the qualities that make eating a pursuit that goes well beyond simple nourishment. Our modern lifestyles have given rise to high food production, mouths to feed, and a greater demand for shelf-life. This, in turn, has given rise to food additives, which give us exactly what we want out of our food, but at what cost?

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14 Things You Should Know about Pizza

One of the most popular and recognizable foods in the world, pizza is both delicious and affordable. Traditionally, pizza pies were oven backed, oval shaped and topped with just tomatoes and cheese, but modern variations use ingredients like egg, potatoes, and cocnut. No matter what pizza is your favorite, the following facts are sure to spike your interest.

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The Stats on Soft Drinks

Most of us enjoy a soda every know and then, but exactly how big is the soda industry? Take a look at how the United States compares in the consumption of soft drinks in this nifty infographic.

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Why Americans are Fat

Though it does seem more and more people are looking to be healthier, obesity rates are still sky high. It is estimated that a quarter of all Americans are overweight. Here’s an infographic with some of the statistics behind the United States’ weight problems.

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