Study: Americans Not Eating for Heart Health

WASHINGTON — Though cardiovascular health risks such as high blood pressure, stroke and high cholesterol top health concerns for many Americans, consumers aren’t doing a good job of incorporating heart-healthy foods in their diet, finds a survey by the International Food Information Council here.

WASHINGTON — Though cardiovascular health risks such as high blood pressure, stroke and high cholesterol top health concerns for many Americans, consumers aren’t doing a good job of incorporating heart-healthy foods in their diet, finds a survey by the International Food Information Council here.

While 80% of Americans are aware of the relationship between omega-3s and heart health, just 48% are consuming omega-3s for this benefit. Retailers can help by promoting heart healthy

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