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Infographic: The Complete Guide to Calories

How much do you really know about the calorie? Do you know how to determine your daily calorie intake? How many calories are in a gram of fat? Too many questions? Brought to you by greatist.com. Brought to you by greatist.com

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Infographic: Candy, You Drive Me Bananas

A slim body and candy are usually mutually exclusive, true. But if you keep curbs on how much sugar you eat, you should be just fine and there is no need to go to extremes and exclude sugar from your diet altogether. When consumed in moderation, candy is very unlikely to do harm to your figure and it has positive …

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Infographic: Sunday Roast – Grow Your Own Vegetables

Saving money, staying healthy, and being environmentally conscious. Three aspects of life that don’t always go hand in hand, but three things that we’re all trying to achieve. A way to help with the weekly shopping bill, help us eat better food and be more eco-friendly is to grow your own vegetables. Tiger Sheds, have created an infographic showing how …

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Infographic: The Ultimate Kitchen Cheat Sheet

Whether you are new to cooking or an experienced chef, everyone can use a little help in the kitchen sometimes. That’s why the folks ad Everest created a comprehensive kitchen cheat sheet for you to fall back on whenever you are in doubt. We find it useful and we hope you do too! Brought to you by everest.co.uk. Brought to …

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Infographic: Frightful Food Fact – There’s WHAT in that?

By law, certain levels of rodent and insect filth are actually permitted in food. Gross, eh? Well, maybe not. Infographic design agency infogr8 have created an illuminating visualization which reveals just what you may be eating without realizing it… Brought to you by infogr8.com. Brought to you by infogr8.com

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The Unhappy Meal – Can Fast Food Make You Depressed?

We all know that regularly consuming fast food is bad for our waistlines and physical health, but less known are the mental health hazards of that kind of diet.  New research has emerged linking fast food to depression and bad moods. Brought to you by healthcentral.com. Brought to you by healthcentral.com

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The Surprising Health Benefits of Sushi

Eating right doesn’t need to be a challenge, especially if you enjoy going out to sushi restaurants! If you’re counting calories or just trying to cut out fast food, Japanese cuisine can be a great choice! “Is sushi healthy?” is a common question we receive, and the answer is an emphatic “Yes!” Check out this awesome sushi infographic, which outlines …

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Serving Sizes Around the World

More than 1/3 of Americans are obese, and obesity is the leading preventable cause of death worldwide. Part of the problem is diet, but also a huge part of the problem in America is serving sizes. We did some comparative research on serving sizes around the world. Brought to you by insurancequotes.org.   Brought to you by insurancequotes.org

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Would You Like a Cup Of Tea? – It’s All About Tea

How was tea discovered and when did this happen? What kinds of tea are available and where are they produced? Where most tea is drunk? Types of Teas, production and consumption including some health benefits of tea. The cup of tea you’re drinking may foretell a healthy life ahead. Brought to you by tee-magazin.de. Brought to you by tee-magazin.de

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Infographic: Eating Healthy On The 4th Of July

Most people celebrate our patriotic Day of Independence by relaxing, going to the beach, attending a ballgame, or just firing up the grill. But while you are celebrating, it’s easy to forget about being healthy. If you’re not careful, your barbecue will pack a big punch…to your gut. There are so many calories hiding in your favorite food and drinks; …

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Infographic: Healthy Recipes for 5 Dollars

Indiana University Health is committed to doing something about the high obesity rates in its state. Over 65 percent of Hoosier adults are overweight or obese and 29 percent of children fall in the same categories. IU Health teamed up with Green B.E.A.N. Delivery on Garden on the GoTM to bring truckfuls of produce from local and regional sources into …

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Infographic: The 5 Second Food Rule Really* Works

You’re about to tuck into your takeaway when a spring roll falls onto the floor. “Oh no!” you cry, “I only have 5 seconds to pick it up before it’s germ-ified!”. Yes, it’s the infamous 5 second rule, the rule we loved as children and many of us still sneakily use as adults to avoid the social shaming of eating food off …

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Infographic: Fast Facts on Coffee Consumption

The planet Earth it seems is fueled by coffee. This infographic provides facts about the amount of coffee the leading coffee drinking countries drink (Finland leads the way) as well has how ingesting the caffeine in coffee affects our bodies. The facts on coffee consumption reveal that the world would find it difficult to get started every work day without …

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Infographic: What’s In Your Energy Drink?

Our chronically under-rested population has created the perfect storm for energy drink sales to skyrocket over the pastb ten years. Typical marketing campaigns for energy drinks promise improved performance, concentration, and mood. But what’s In Your Energy Drink? Make sure you’re aware of what’s in that bottle before you take a sip. Brought to you by masterinnursing.net. ++ Click to …

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Infographic: Bites for Busy Bodies

A busy lifestyle has come to define American culture and our eating habits. We snack more today than ever before. Thank-fully, more healthy and delicious snacks are available, meaning the road to a trim waist isn’t a time of waste. Brought to you by dudafresh.com. Brought to you by dudafresh.com

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Beef 101: A Guide to What 25% of Americans Eat Everyday

This infographic contains more information about the health benefits of beef, and offers a simple breakdown of the different types of cuts you can buy at the grocery store, and some easy guides to shopping for beef. Brought to you by Frugaldad. Brought to you by Frugaldad

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Easter by the numbers

Easter by the Numbers

The people of Degreesearch.org made a fun Easter Infographic with some shocking chocolate facts. Designed a year ago yet still the best Easter infographic made so far.

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Have you ever wondered, “Am I an alcoholic?”

Have you ever wondered, “Am I an alcoholic?” Do you sometimes wonder if you’re overly dependent on alcohol, or have a problem with binge drinking? The Infographic below covers useful information on alcohol abuse; including alcoholism symptoms, binge drinking, military alcohol abuse, youth drinking and more. Brought to you by militarymentalhealth.org. Brought to you by militarymentalhealth.org

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70% of Processed Meat is Full of “Pink Slime”

Yikes! “Pink slime,” or “lean, finely textured beef” filler treated with ammonia to kill bacteria, has been making the headlines recently in response to the U.S. Department of Agriculture decision to make 7 million pounds of ground beef containing “pink slime” available to school districts for use in school meals. Brought to you by onlineassociatesdegree.com via forbes.com. Brought to you by onlineassociatesdegree.com via forbes.com

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A Visual Taxonomy Of Every Chocolate Candy, Ever

What’s your favorite candy bar? Even if you’re one of those snobs who only eat that imported British stuff, your guilty pleasure of choice is probably somewhere on this crazy-detailed chart from Pop Chart Labs. (Bonus points for including Kinder Bueno, that bizarrely named treat that’s arguably more fun to say than it is to eat.) Brought to you by …

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Are Bananas Really As Bad For You As Cookies?

Bananas may have more nutrients but they fill you up and give you the same sugar crash as a cookie.  Some foods fill you up and others leave you feeling hungry.  There’s a science to that: it’s called satiety. Three easy swaps to help you feel full throughout the day: Replace breakfast cereal with all-bran for a 30% improvement Replace bananas with oranges for a 71% improvement Replace potato chips with popcorn for a 69% …

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