IFIC: Americans Seek Food for Health

WASHINGTON — When it comes to their health, Americans are most worried about cardiovascular disease (46%), weight (32%) and cancer (22%), according to International Food Information Council research which found that many look to food for its health benefits.

WASHINGTON — When it comes to their health, Americans are most worried about cardiovascular disease (46%), weight (32%) and cancer (22%), according to International Food Information Council research which found that many look to food for its health benefits.

Among those on which respondents commonly rely to improve or maintain health are fruits and vegetables, fish/fish oil, dairy, whole grains, herbs and spices.

Still, many cite expense, taste and availability as barri

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