“food” Charts

13 Ways Europe Does Food Safer, Cleaner, and Kinder »

This infographic was created for the Winter 2014 issue of YES! Magazine, How To Eat Like Our Lives Depend On…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 1379
Score: 21

The Buzz vs. The Bulge: Caffeine and Calories »

Are you consuming a quick pick-me-up or a liquid meal? A great look at the caffeine content compared to calories…

Matt Hartill
by: Matt Hartill
views: 440
Score: 12

#Sustainability: The Meal of Our Demise »

Turkeys may be all the rage for Thanksgiving and other holidays, but beef may be our undoing as one of…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 345
Score: 6

Down With Toxins: the Rise of Organic Eating »

The U.S. has experienced a surge in both organic food production and consumption. Since 2005, the total sales for organic…

Kathleen Reynolds
by: Kathleen Reynolds
views: 193
Score: 4

Why Does this Fertile State Buy So Much Food Out-of-State? »

1-in-6 Ohio residents works in the agriculture industry, yet nearly 90% of the food Ohioans buy comes from outside the…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 361
Score: 4

Scientists and US Public Don't Always See Eye to Eye »

Pew Research polls have found that members of the American Association for the Advancement of the Sciences and US adults…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 180
Score: 3

Mind This Beeswax: Honey Bees Matter »

You've heard about the alarming losses of honey bees in the last several years? Here's why it matters: 1/3 of…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 241
Score: 3

Americans Seek Thinner Waistlines in the Supermarket »

Above all, Americans look for food that is fresh (as everyone ideally should). Rounding out the rest of the top…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 137
Score: 3

Co-ops: Growing the Local Economy »

In the 7 Rivers region of Wisconsin, the Fifth Season Co-op is strengthening the local economy by democratizing who owns…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 177
Score: 3

The Economics of Dining »

In 2009, Americans in the highest quintile of household income spent an average of $10,780 on food for the year,…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 132
Score: 3

All About Organic: Food Trends in the U.S. (2014) »

Four percent of the total food and beverage market in the U.S. might seem small, but organic produce still accounts…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 154
Score: 2

Controlling World Food (aka more too big to fail) »

In its 2013 report, “Behind the Brands,” Oxfam International found that 10 major food and beverage companies control the majority…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 326
Score: 2

What Are Young Americans' Favorite Dining Chains? »

Jimmy John's tops the list of dining chains that Millennials, or those aged 18 - 29, would consider revisiting when…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 134
Score: 2

Food For Thought »

North America, out of any other continent, has the highest gross spending on snacks. It's no surprise that Americans, who…

Jocelyn Rossell
by: Jocelyn Rossell
views: 82
Score: 2

America Loves Thin Mints »

There is no questioning the supremacy of Thin Mints for popularity in the plethora of offerings from the Girl Scouts.…

Dustin M.
by: Dustin M.
views: 111
Score: 2

The Popular Pie »

Confused on what to make for thanksgiving? Well these are the mot popular pies for the best pert of the…

Jocelyn Rossell
by: Jocelyn Rossell
views: 58
Score: 2

The Problem with the American Diet »

Americans eat nearly 2600 calories a day — up from around 2100 calories in 1970. And the vast majority of…

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 127
Score: 2

World Food Prices On the Rise »

Continuing a decade-long increase, global food prices rose 2.7 percent in 2012, reaching levels not seen since the 1960s and…

Worldwatch Institute
by: Worldwatch Institute
views: 124
Score: 2

US Obesity is Expanding »

Americans are packing on the pounds, and it isn't about to stop. More than half of Americans are heavier than…

Eric Sirjord
by: Eric Sirjord
views: 137
Score: 2

Rice Grasshoppers: Healthy Treats? »

Rice grasshoppers have a higher protein content and a lower fat content than many of the main species of livestock…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 85
Score: 2

The World's Chocolate Lovers (2012) »

Belgium (with the famous Belgium chocolate) didn't top this global list, but its annual per capital consumption is still over…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 44
Score: 1

Percentage of Americans Who Struggled to Afford Food Down »

According to a recent Gallup study, the percentage of Americans who struggled to afford food in the past year is…

Liam Duffy
by: Liam Duffy
views: 23
Score: 1

It's Time to Lower the Bar- Hershey's and its Health »

While Hershey's Chocolate brand uses the slogan "Raise the Bar", I suggest we lower it. Many people simply just look…

Jocelyn Rossell
by: Jocelyn Rossell
views: 148
Score: 1

Richest Nations Eat About Twice as Much as Poorest Nations »

Not all of this food is consumed, some of it goes to waste. Because these are averages, note that the…

Colton F.
by: Colton F.
views: 33
Score: 1

Is Breakfast the Key to Health? »

Mom was right! Breakfast just might be the most important meal of the day. Those who regularly skipped breakfast tend…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 115
Score: 1

Our Surprising Priorities: What We Just Can't Live Without »

What a person holds dear can tell you a great deal about their character, their values, and their interests. A…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 100
Score: 1

Are Americans Going Organic? »

In a recent Gallup poll, 45% of Americans said they actively include organic foods in their diets. This puts organic…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 48
Score: 1

The Importance of Knowing Where Your Food Comes From »

There is a great importance of knowing where your food comes from, especially since it is what you're consuming. A…

Food Tank
by: Food Tank
views: 339
Score: 1

Serving While Sick: Restaurant Workers of America »

According to the Restaurant Opportunities Center (ROC), "63% of restaurant workers reported cooking and serving food while sick." Why is…

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 91
Score: 1

The Cost of Food Wastage »

Food Tank
by: Food Tank
views: 601
Score: 1

Women More Likely to Run Small Farms »

Women-operated farms are generally smaller and less profitable than others... but women are also more likely than men to operate…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 256
Score: 1

We Think It's An Important Meal...But We Don't Eat It »

It has always been said that breakfast is an important meal that we should not skip. Although we believe it…

September Oliveros
by: September Oliveros
views: 45
Score: 1

Fat and Hungry: Obesity and The Struggle to Afford Food »

Mississippi is both the state with the highest rate of obesity (35% of residents) and the state in which residents…

Rachel
by: Rachel
views: 72
Score: 1

Gluten-Free Goes Viral »

Gluten-Free foods have exploded in popularity over the last few years, even for consumers who are not allergic or sensitive…

Rachel
by: Rachel
views: 37
Score: 1

Fish and Seafood Consumption »

Estimates of per capita food supplies available for human consumption during the reference period in terms of quantity, caloric value,…

HumanProgress.org
by: HumanProgress.org
views: 73
Score: 1

The Smiths »

The Smiths of Westerville, Ohio are a fairly typical American family—a mother and father with three children—and they own a…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 57
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