According to the Hartman Group, people use food and beverage to treat/prevent an average of 2.7 conditions.
Over half of consumers are actively dealing with one or more chronic conditions in their households, according to the Hartman Group. The market research firm’s Health + Wellness 2017
report found that consumers on average are treating 3.3 conditions while preventing 5.2 conditions.
Foods and beverages are key remedies for a variety of conditions, not just lifestyle conditions like weight and blood pressure. The 2017 report found that consumers use food and beverage to treat/prevent an average of 2.7 conditions. The Hartman Group’s Health + Wellness 2019
syndicated research offers more insight.