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Sugar Consumption By The Numbers

December 1st, 2012 | by Mary Gerush

In 1822, the average American consumed 9 grams of sugar a day - about the amount in one of today's 12-ounce sodas. Today, the average Joe takes in 153 grams daily. That's roughly 36 teaspoons!


American Heart Association Partners With Beef Board

February 21st, 2011 | by Rachel Shulman

The American Heart Association (AHA) has partnered with the Beef Board, the USDA-managed program that markets beef, to put the association's HeartCheck symbol on three cuts of lean beef. But just because a food is low in saturated fat and cholesterol does not mean it's healthy.



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