How many Americans eat a plant based diet?

Nearly one fourth of American consumers (23 percent) have consumed plant-based meat products, according to a new report published by market research firm Packaged Facts.

How many people in America eat plant-based?

‘Consumers eating habits are changing’

Packaged Facts’ findings are consistent with a similar survey conducted by the credit-building company Self. inc earlier this year. The company surveyed around 1,300 Americans and found that 23% of all Americans were eating more plant-based foods during the COVID-19 crisis.

How many people eat a plant-based diet?

Just 3% of Americans surveyed by Gallup in 2018 said they were vegan, up from 2% in 2012, and 5% identified as vegetarians. On the other hand, Gallup also found that plant-based food sales grew 8.1% in 2017, exceeding $3.1 billion in total revenue.

How much of the US diet is plant-based?

1 Meanwhile 70 percent of the average American diet is comprised of plant-based foods, which is not just fruits and vegetables, but also sugars and plant-based fats and oils. Eggs and dairy make up 13 percent of our calories.

Why is plant-based Popular?

Plant-based eating has been associated with reduced body weight and lower risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and certain cancers when compared to an omnivorous diet (a diet which includes both plant foods and animal products). That’s not to say that animal products are unhealthy.

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Are more people eating a plant-based diet?

Almost half (47 percent) of Americans have started eating more plant-based food amid the COVID-19 pandemic, says new research. Conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Herbalife Nutrition, it surveyed 28,000 people in 30 countries.