These days more and more people may want to adapt healthier diets, but it seems there’s one big roadblock getting in the way – money. According to a new poll, 50% of Americans say they can’t really afford to eat healthy, with 55% saying the cost of healthy food forces them to choose unhealthy options.
When it comes to buying “organic,” 80% of folks say they would make such purchases if they could afford it. And apparently the idea of organic products really is appealing to most people with 75% of folks saying they would be more likely to buy something that was labeled “organic,” while 60% would likely buy something that said it was “all natural.”
But, it turns out, a lot of people don’t necessarily trust the labels they see on food products. In fact, only 20% of people completely trust the information on food labels, while 57% only partially trust the information. So, why is everyone so untrusting? Well, 20% of Americans blame their distrust on the recent foodborne illness outbreaks, like the recent romaine lettuce scare.
Source: SWNS Digital
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