U.S. consumers trying to have healthy eating habits 2017

This statistic depicts the results of a survey in which U.S. adults were asked if over the past year, they had made an effort to do any of the following healthy food behaviors. The most common healthy behavior that respondents began doing in the past year was drinking more water, with 31 percent of respondents reportedly making more of an effort to stay hydrated.

Over the past year, which of the following healthy food behaviors, if any, have you made an effort to do?*

Began doing in the past yearHave been doing for over a year
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Release date

November 2017


United States

Survey time period

March 10 to March 29, 2017

Number of respondents

1,002 respondents

Age group

18-80 years

Special properties

Results were weighted by age, education, gender, race/ethnicity, and region

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The question was originally phrased as follows, "Over the past year, which of the following, if any, have you made an effort to do?"

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