30 September 2013

Infographic: How Much Sugar Do Americans Consume?

Some studies have recently labeled sugar as a substance so dangerous, it should be avoided completely.

Over-consuming sugar can cause many ailments, ranging from metabolic syndrome to cancer.

In this infographic by OnlineNursingPrograms.com, it notes the amount of sugar that Americans consume on average. It also charts where most Americans get their sugar from, and the related health problems that could arise with sugar consumption.

View the infographic in full below:

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[via Forbes]