AP Explores American's Snacking Habits

Sept. 11, 2019

The Associated Press (AP) reports that the eating habits of Americans have significantly changed over the past few decades. They cited research that revealed that 90 percent of Americans snack during the day, compared to 60 percent in the late 1970s. U.S. health officials are considering how eating frequency affects overall health and are reviewing how snacking fits into this, given the movement away from the traditional "three-meals-a-day" model.

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Report: Snacking Replaces Traditional Meals

May 11, 2012
Snacking is bigger than ever, accounting for nearly half of all eating occasions in the U.S., according to the Hartman Group.