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."