Underlying the research regarding the obesity epidemic in the U.S. is the increasing amounts and types of processed sugars found in food products. Just how much sugar are we actually eating, and how much should we really consume? Learn more about sugar and our health in the infographic below.
Kristina Brooks is a gluten-free digital editor at HealthCentral, with a background in animal biology, ecology, and health science. While studying broadcast journalism, she discovered the great need for health reporters that could translate research to the public. In her work, she hopes to use research to help consumers make smart decisions about their healthcare, and empower patients to stay confident and in charge of their chronic conditions. Kristina works on the HealthySelf newsletter, as well as HealthCentral’s MythWeek.