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How Much Does Piracy Cost?

The Interview, a 2014 Sony political satire has been in the news recently. Several North American cinema chains cancelled screenings due to potential terrorism in response to its content regarding a plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. As a result, Sony pictures released the film for online and digital purchase. In a New [...]

By | 2017-11-13T22:02:03+00:00 January 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Why Are We Losing the Obesity Battle?

If sugar and added sweeteners are the culprits, we should be making some strides at curbing obesity based on the data plotted below. Total Caloric Sweeteners in US in pounds of consumption per capita Per capita refined sugar consumption in pounds Pounds of high fructose corn syrup consumed per capita [...]

By | 2017-11-13T22:02:03+00:00 December 1st, 2014|Uncategorized|2 Comments

The American Appetite for Sugar

There are countless articles about food and nutrition. When reading anything, it is important to consider the source, the expertise of the author, any biases or agendas, as well as whether the statistics are being manipulated to make a point. It is also important to learn how to use the data to form your own conclusions. [...]

By | 2017-11-13T22:02:04+00:00 November 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments