Mind-Blowing Sugar Consumption (Infographic)

In 1822 the average American consumed about 45g of sugar every five days (the amount in a 12oz can of soda). Today, that number is 756g! That's just one of the many mind-blowing facts in this infographic about sugar consumption.

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As CEO and Founder of MindBodyGreen, Jason's goal is to inspire people around the world to live their healthiest lives, by making informed choices about how we treat our minds, bodies, and environment. After being told that he required back surgery, Jason opted for yoga and is now completely healed. Jason has been featured in The New York Times and Vogue Australia, and has a BA in History from Columbia University, where he played Varsity Basketball for four years. You can read about some of his favorite life lessons here.

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