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Health Economic Evaluation Modeling Shows Potential Health Care Cost Savings with Increased Conformance with Healthy Dietary Patterns among Adults in the United States

The results showed an estimated annual cost savings of $31.5B and 16.7B based on a 20% increased conformance for the Healthy US-style and Mediterranean eating pattern, respectively.

If the US adult population were to reach a target of 80% conformance with the diet patterns, the annual cost savings were estimated to be $55.1B and $88.2B for the Healthy US-style and Mediterranean eating pattern, respectively.

Read the full article at the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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