Startling statistic - 89.7% of Americans are healthy eaters?
By Sharon at RealSelf on 22 Jan 2011
Apparently that's what we think! A survey from Consumer Reports found that 89.7% of Americans believe they have healthy diets. Two-thirds of Americans are also overweight or obese, btw.
I understand how people fall into this trap because our household was (is?) under the same false belief. We used to think that we only ate an occasional delivery meal, when in actuality we were eating out 3x per week (and we weren't ordering salads, either). For us, it took a long time to sink in that a "treat" can't happen every day; every time you have a special event; every time you have a bad day at work or just don't feel like cooking. We're still working on this, btw! It's a hard habit to break.
So, do you think you have a healthy diet?