Retailers Focus on Heart Health

WASHINGTON — Anxieties about cardiovascular disease may send hearts racing, but Americans aren't letting their worries guide the foods they put on their plate. A recent survey by the International Food Information Council here found that health risks including hypertension, stroke and high cholesterol are concerning for close to half of Americans (48%), but despite their worries many struggle to incorporate

WASHINGTON — Anxieties about cardiovascular disease may send hearts racing, but Americans aren't letting their worries guide the foods they put on their plate.

A recent survey by the International Food Information Council here found that health risks including hypertension, stroke and high cholesterol are concerning for close to half of Americans (48%), but despite their worries many struggle to incorporate “heart healthy” foods in everyday meals.

The disconnect is not

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