2015 - Americans spent more money eating away from home than they did on groceries. People typically consume 20-40% more calories in restaurants vs. at home
Americans remain the world leaders in per capita sales of soft drinks
Even while soda category is shrinking - juice/sports/energy drink sales are growing
Increased marketing of unhealthy food/drink to children corresponds w/ obesity epidemic
60% of advertising in 2014 was dedicated to sweet/savory snacks
- Taxation of junk food such as soda?
- Warning labels on food with added sugar?
- Available/affordable "healthy" food options to all Americans, subsidies to poorer areas for fruits/vegetables/high quality foods