Americans’ Behaviors, Attitudes And Knowledge Of Nutrition
This Nutrition Trends Survey shows that fewer Americans are reading labels and that there is greater public awareness of the food pyramid.
79% of Americans believe that nutrition is an important factor to health.
39% of Americans believe they are doing everything they can to eat healthy.
The biggest barriers noted to eating well were:
- Fear of giving up foods (40%)
- Confusion over nutritional studies/information (23%)
- Belief that healthy eating is too time consuming (21%)
72% of Americans believe that foods are either “good” or “bad.”