Americans Dieting Less Than Ever, NPD Reports

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. -- The number of Americans following a specific diet declined again last year, according to the NPD Group's 21st annual "Eating Patterns in America" report released here yesterday.

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. -- The number of Americans following a specific diet declined again last year, according to the NPD Group‘s 21st annual “Eating Patterns in America” report released here yesterday. However, the number of Americans who claim to follow a diet they created themselves continues to increase. Only 26% of female and 19% of male respondents said that they dieted in 2006 -- the lowest level of dieting activity witnessed since 1990. Analysts at NPD said that Ameri

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