What attributes do you consider the most important when selecting healthy meals?

Important food attributes when selecting healthy meals 2016 The statistic shows which food attributes are important to U.S. survey respondents when selecting a healthy meal in 2016. During the survey, 41 percent of respondents cited low-calorie options as important when selecting a healthy meal.
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Share of respondents
Local and fresh ingredients45%
Low-calorie options41%
Nutritional information on menus35%
Low-sodium options32%
Portion control offerings21%
Antibiotic- and hormone-free ingredients21%
Organic products20%
GMO-free ingredients19%
Sustainable and/or humane ingredient-supply practices11%
Gluten-free offerings10%
Plant-based meal offerings10%
Items backed by recognized diet programs4%
None of these13%
Share of respondents
Local and fresh ingredients45%
Low-calorie options41%
Nutritional information on menus35%
Low-sodium options32%
Portion control offerings21%
Antibiotic- and hormone-free ingredients21%
Organic products20%
GMO-free ingredients19%
Sustainable and/or humane ingredient-supply practices11%
Gluten-free offerings10%
Plant-based meal offerings10%
Items backed by recognized diet programs4%
None of these13%

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The statistic shows which food attributes are important to U.S. survey respondents when selecting a healthy meal in 2016. During the survey, 41 percent of respondents cited low-calorie options as important when selecting a healthy meal.
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Release date
March 2016
Region
United States
Survey time period
2016
Number of respondents
986 respondents
Supplementary notes
The source does not specify the type of survey.
Multiple answers were possible.

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