Retailers are appealing to the health-conscious by promoting
the medicinal benefits of food
Forget conventional medicine. Many shoppers are replacing traditional remedies with functional foods that are believed to prevent disease and provide relief from common ailments. Whether the purpose is to aid digestion, ease arthritis pain or increase energy, people have learned that certain food and beverages can help. Consumers are even buying food items that contain health-giving additives to ward off heart disease, diabetes and even cancer. Shoppers at Publix stores, Lakeland, Fla., ...
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