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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."

Diners Want to See More Vegetables on the Menu

Vegetable dishes are becoming more prevalent in restaurants today. Innovative operators are transforming super foods such as eggplant, cauliflower and zucchini into center-of-the-plate options. According to new research from Technomic, more than nine out of 10 consumers agree that menu items containing a full serving of vegetables are more healthy.