Brazilians strive for healthy diet, research says

Brazilians strive for healthy diet, research says

Study shows that 80% seek healthy eating and that perception of "overeating" has increased in the last seven years

More than 70% say they prefer healthier, even more expensive products.Archive / Marcelo Camargo / Brazil AgencyAbout 80% of Brazilians strive to maintain a healthy diet, seeking to consume fresh and nutritionally rich products.The result is part of an unprecedented survey released today (23) by the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo (Fiesp).Eight out of ten Brazilians say they strive for healthy eating and 71% of respondents say they prefer healthier products, even if they have to pay dearly for them.The same percentage (71%) admits being satisfied with their own diet.The survey heard 3,000 people over 16 years old in 12 Brazilian metropolitan regions, between September and October last year.The margin of error is 1.8 percentage points.The survey also compares current results with the latest study done in 2010.Read also: Food can help in cancer treatmentDespite the finding that Brazilians have sought to eat better, the research found some contradictions.Th...


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