Busy Lifestyle Increases Snacking

Busy Lifestyle Increases Snacking According to Packaged Facts' analysis of U.S. consumers, we're snacking more than ever, substituting on-the-go eating for sit-down meals. The frenzied lifestyles of adults have taught kids that it's okay to replace entire meals with snacks. This is part of the reason that packaged snack sales increased to $64 billion in 2010, up from $56 billion in 2006. The report appears in the 4th Edition of Snack Foods in the U.S.

True Strength Moment: Trading balanced nutrition for sugary treats is anything but a sensible substitution. On a positive note, researchers predict that snacks marketed as being healthier will remain popular with busy consumers. Take the time to read nutrition facts before rushing off to purchase your next snack.
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