Tag: health food

Consumers Buying More Superfoods for Medical Purposes

"While it is com­mon­ly under­stood that good nutri­tion pro­motes gen­er­al health, con­sumers are becom­ing increas­ing­ly aware of how their food and bev­er­age choic­es can help them man­age and, in some cas­es, reverse cer­tain med­ical con­di­tions, accord­ing to health and well­ness research by The NPD Group. NPD finds that about a quar­ter of U.S. adults are try­ing to man­age a health or med­ical con­di­tion by mak­ing healthy food and bev­er­age choic­es."

Retailers to Promote Positive Effects Eating Healthy has on Lifespan

"Need anoth­er rea­son to mon­i­tor your intake of ultra-processed foods? Cut­ting down on your amounts could help you live longer, reports Har­vard Health Pub­lish­ing."

Bone Health Linked to Childhood Calcium Consumption

In hon­or of May's Nation­al Osteo­poro­sis Aware­ness Month, The Dairy Alliance (for­mer­ly the South­east Unit­ed Dairy Indus­try Asso­ci­a­tion) sur­veyed more than 1,000 par­ents in the South­east to learn about their family's milk, yogurt and cheese con­sump­tion habits to under­stand the most per­va­sive myths about dairy.

Targeted Health and Wellness Foods A Growing Market Among Americans

The mar­ket for tar­get­ed health and well­ness foods and bev­er­ages is a dynam­ic and grow­ing one, dri­ven by esca­lat­ing health­care costs, a gray­ing pop­u­la­tion, and con­sumers seek­ing to address one or more spe­cif­ic health and well­ness con­di­tions or con­cerns. Accord­ing to David Sprin­kle, pub­lish­er of Pack­aged Facts, "Two-thirds of U.S. gro­cery shop­pers have pur­chased a food or bev­er­age in the past year for the pur­pose of address­ing, with cho­les­terol man­age­ment and diges­tive health of par­tic­u­lar con­cern."