Most of us know that drinking too much can lead to car accidents, addictions or worse. We know drinking a little can make us giggly or weepy, lose our balance or lose our lunch, feel ravenously hungry the morning after or want nothing more than to be still in a dark room until that terrible pounding subsides.
But few of us know much more than the above, especially when it comes to what’s actually going on inside the body to create these reactions.
From one of my favorite places, dailygood.org — an interesting diagram on technology and chronic illness. Notable: 80% of internet users go online to look for health information.
Check out the image full size at: GOOD.is
A series of 11 infographics from Mother Jones vividly illustrate the widening gap between America’s rich and poor, and how skewed Americans’ views of this inequality are. The myth of the American dream has led plenty of ordinary Americans to believe that they are rich-people-in-waiting, leading them to support policies that benefit the rich at their expense (see the chart after the jump for more).
Grocery shopping has never been more confusing than it is in 2011.
With conflicting nutrition information coming at us from all sides, navigating the supermarket can feel as impossible as doing long division while juggling loaded bear traps. It’s neither fun nor safe.
To help you find real food within the endless labyrinth of junk, I’ve put together this handy flowchart for your use and amusement. Consider it your supermarket GPS. If you ever get lost, just start back at the top.
Alternatively you can just ditch the supermarket altogether and head to the farmers market like I do.
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May the food be with you.
Originally posted at Summer Tomato, where you can find more healthy eating tips.