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What Is the Future of Meat? — Infographic

What is the Future of Meat?

As science in general, and food science specifically change with out evolving world and societal norms, it’s no surprise that some have been working on finding new food sources, especially meat products, that are innovative and able to provide us with nourishment without sacrificing thousands of animals.  From lab-grown meat products, to insect and plant proteins, today’s infographic looks at some of these innovations and how we might be getting out meat products in the future. [VIA]

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Posted by on November 22, 2017 in Infographics

 

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What Does Alcohol Do to Your Body? – Infographic

What Alcohol Does to Your Body

Last week I featured an infographic on what happens to your body when you drink a cup of coffee (found here).  Following up on that theme, today’s infographic explains what happens to your body as you consume alcohol.  Each drink consumed (defined at the top of the graphic) will increase both the visual external impairments and affect internal changes in your body.  It is important to know and understand how alcohol functions in the body to know when to not only stop drinking yourself, but when someone around you may need serious help. [VIA]

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Posted by on February 19, 2014 in Infographics

 

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What Happens When You Drink Coffee – Infographic

What Happens When You Drink Coffee

If you’re anything like me, you can’t function without your morning cup.  It’s known that coffee, or more specifically the caffeine in the coffee, can be addictive, but jsut how does it work on your body, and what effects does it have?  Today’s infographic walks you through how coffee works on your body, from the first sip through the withdrawal symptoms if you’ve gone too long without your java. [VIA]

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Posted by on February 12, 2014 in Infographics

 

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Essential Vitamins and Minerals – Infographic

Essential Vitamins and Minerals

Every once in a while we all need reminders about our health and eating healthy and making sure we get all the proper nutrients in us.  Today’s infographic is that gentle nudge!  It examines the essential vitamins and minerals, how to tell if you are deficient in any of them and where to find them in nature.  I think a trip to the produce stand is in order! [VIA]

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Posted by on July 10, 2013 in Infographics

 

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A Love Affair with Tacos – Infographic

America’s Love Affair with Tacos

For some reason on Friday I always have food on the brain, and I know that one of my favorite go-to meals both at home and on the road is tacos (maybe only a close second to pizza).  How did this Mexican dish make it to all corners of the country and become such a greatly popular meal?  Today’s infographic helps shed some light on that for us. [VIA]

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Posted by on June 14, 2013 in Infographics

 

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The Effects and Benefits of Spices – Infographic

The Effects and Benefits of Spices

I’m not sure about you, but I love spicy, flavorful foods.  Spices have been known throughout time as a valuable commodity and have even been used as currency in different cultures.  In fact, the cuisines of most of these cultures are almost wholly defined by the spices they use.  It has also been known for a long time that there are certain health benefits to having specific spices in your diet.  Today’s infographic breaks down some of the effects and benefits these spices have and how they work in maintaining a health diet and physique. [VIA]

 
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Posted by on June 6, 2013 in Infographics

 

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What Does 200 Calories Look Like? – Infographic

What Does 200 Calories Look Like?

I am in the middle of a long, long journey to lose weight right now, so I am very mindful of my caloric intake.  However, it is sometimes very difficult to visualize those calorie counts when I am looking at my plate.  Reddit user afriendlysortofchap has helped a great deal by putting together images of 200 calorie portions of 71 common food items from wisegeek.com into one infographic. [VIA]

 
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Posted by on March 27, 2013 in Infographics

 

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Caffeine vs. Calories — Infographic

“Buzz” v. “Bulge”

If you are anything like me, you need your daily dose of caffeine to function, but are desperately trying (in my case someone unsuccessfully) to watch your caloric intake and “battle the bulge”.  Have you ever considered the number of calories that are in some of our “high octane” caffeinated beverages though?  Today’s infographic tries to put this in a little perspective, showing some of the most popular drinks with corresponding food items and exercises needed to burn off those calories. (Low calorie, high caffeine drinks in the upper left to high caffeine, low calories drinks in the lower right.  Well balanced beverages hang toward the middle of the graph. [VIA]

 
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Posted by on February 15, 2013 in Infographics

 

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How Much Do Humans Eat in a Lifetime? — Infographic

How Much Do Humans Really Eat?

We’re always being told what foods are good for us and which are bad.  I know that I am constantly fighting with temptation and how much I actually eat and what I eat all in the name of losing lots of weight and keeping healthy.  Usually this is something that I monitor and watch from meal to meal, but I’ve never thought about just how much I really eat over the course of my entire life.  Today’s infographic helps to break our food intake down a little. [VIA]

 
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Posted by on February 1, 2013 in Infographics

 

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The 13 Essential Vitamins and Where to Find Them — Infographic

13 Essential Vitamins

Good food and nutrition is essential for loving a long, healthy life.  We are always faced with the daunting task of not only eating a well-balanced diet with the right amounts of vitamins and minerals, paired with exercise to make sure we’re talking the best care of our bodies.  Sometimes this means taking some multi-vitamins or supplements to help reach our nutritional goals and needs.  Todays infographic is meant to help teach not only what are considered the 13 essential vitamins for good health, but also what foods contain them so we can now try to break free of the pill bottle and move toward more healthy living! [VIA]

 
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Posted by on January 29, 2013 in Infographics

 

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