Public Opinion on Food and Nutrition: 20 Years of Insights
Where does the American public get its information on food and nutrition? Are the most popular sources also the most credible?
Are consumers doing all they can to eat well and exercise? If not, why not?
Have people increased or decreased their consumption of fruits, vegetables and other foods in the past several years?
What do people think about organically grown products, low-fat foods, allergen-free foods, probiotics and other foods and nutrients?
In nationwide public opinion surveys since 1991, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association) has asked consumers these questions and more. The answers are now available as the Academy releases the findings of its 20th anniversary survey, "Nutrition and You: Trends 2011."
The 2011 survey presents a vivid look at consumers' current knowledge and attitudes, and offers an opportunity to view two decades of trends in the ways Americans regard food, nutrition and health
View presentations and media releases from the Academy's previous nationwide public opinion survey, Nutrition and You: Trends 2008.
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