“Eat At Home Missouri” website offers tips for healthy eating
The Eat At Home Missouri website seeks to encourage consumers to eat together as a family, help people plan better meals, and prepare healthier choices.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Obesity has become a raising concern in America. For instance, the National Center for Health Statistics states that obesity rates have more than doubled in adults and children since the 70’s. In addition, employed Americans work an average of 7.5 hours per day on weekdays, according to the Time Use Survey published in 2010 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. These two factors have a direct effect on people eating unhealthy and expensive food on the go.
As a response to these issues, Missouri Grocers Association has created the Eat At Home Missouri website in order to fight back the alarming numbers of obese people and promote family values. According to Janelle Haik, EatAtHomeMissouri.com Communication and Events Coordinator, “the objective of this website is to provide consumers a learning resource so they can learn how to cut calories from their daily diets, determine the quality of the food they are eating, and become budget friendly.”
Some of the founding pillars that are promoted on the website include that eating at home helps consumers save money, develop healthy habits, and spend more quality time with…