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Health and Nutrition Strategist™
Strategic Intelligence To Help Companies Exploit Health And Nutrition Trends
Strategic Intelligence At Your Fingertips. The Health and Nutrition Strategist™ is an integrated knowledge base of food and beverage
consumption, restaurant usage, health habits, and nutritional trends and attitudes to help companies:
- Identify new product opportunities.
- Strengthen the nutritional appeal of established products.
- Determine optimal target markets.
- Search for new advertising claims and positioning possibilities.
- Find compelling claims for packaging.
- Identify new market segmentation opportunities.
- Serve as a strategic marketing planning database.
- Identify target groups for follow-up research.
The Health and Nutrition Strategist™ is an ongoing survey of 4,000 nationally representative U.S. adults (aged 18+) per year (1,000 per quarter). The sample source is our proprietary online panel, American Consumer Opinion®. Data collection started in January 2006.
An Integrated Knowledge Base
The Health and Nutrition Strategist™ tracks 8,500 data points for analysis, including:
- Usage of 100 food and 25 beverage categories (including alcohol).
- Usage and visit frequency for 160 restaurants.
- Reactions to 115 nutritional claims.
- Usage of 125 vitamins, minerals, and herbal supplements.
- Participation incidence for more than 50 diets.
- 165 attitudes related to health, nutrition, dieting, and food choices.
The Value Of An Integrated Knowledge Base
With this comprehensive knowledge base, you can:
- Explore attitudes about and usage of organics, fortified foods (“calcium
added,” “iron added”), natural foods, “heart healthy” foods, Omega-3, and
- Identify nutritional claims that drive purchase motivation for heavy “sweet
snack” users, “nutritionally confused,” dieters, diabetics, or baby boomers.
- Explore nutritional “trust ratings” for major companies and how they dovetail
with consumption, nutritional knowledge, and trust in other sources.
- Examine consumption patterns among users of fortified foods, antioxidants,
and organics to seek “fortification” and “organic” opportunities.
- Mesh vitamin, mineral, and herbal supplement usage to identify potential
supplements to foods, beverages, and restaurant items.
- Examine nutrition and health management among sufferers of diabetes, food allergies, obesity, high cholesterol, hypertension, or heart disease.
- Analyze health and nutrition trends by retail shopping behavior.
Food And Beverage Consumption
- Past 30-day and past 7-day usage of 100 food categories and 25 beverage categories including forms such as low fat, natural/organic, etc.
- Usage of and attitudes on “heart healthy,” antioxidants, fortified foods, organics, and whole grains.
- Meal and snack behavior and attitudes.
- Identification and usage of 80 “magic foods” such as green tea, red wine, soy, etc.
- Retail behavior and attitudes; purchase frequency at key retail chains.
Restaurant Behavior And Attitudes
- Usage and visit frequency to 160 restaurants, ranging from quick service to casual dining and upscale.
- Reasons for visits including “healthy menu items,” “great kid’s menu,” and “specialty items I can’t get elsewhere.”
- Attitudes and approaches to healthy eating in restaurants, including usage of nutritional information and labeling.
Nutritional Motivation And Knowledge
- Motivational value of 115 nutritional claims: “rich in antioxidants,” “good source of calcium,” “heart healthy,” etc.
- Usage of 18 sources of nutritional information and 20 reasons for reading labels.
- Nutritional “trust ratings” for 60 food and beverage companies.
- Attitudes about sources of nutritional information and personal knowledge.
Vitamins, Minerals, And Herbal Supplements
- Usage of 125 vitamins, minerals, and herbal supplements including multivitamins, calcium, echinacea, etc.
- Awareness, trial, and usage of 50 brands.
- Attitudes about vitamins, minerals, and herbal supplements.
- Incidence and treatment of 60 health conditions suffered in past 12 months (diabetes, heart disease, depression, acid reflux, etc.).
- Treatment of conditions: prescription drugs, over-the counter drugs, homeopathic/natural, diet, exercise, supplements, or no treatment.
- Family history and concerns about current/future health conditions.
Health Management And Life Satisfaction
- Tracking of 13 general diets, such as low glycemic, with 40 specifically named diets (Mediterranean, NutriSystem, Jenny Craig, etc.).
- Reasons for and attitudes toward dieting.
- Exercise and fitness routines.
- Personal health goals and 60 potential plans of action.
- Attitudes about lifestyle and health management.
- Age, gender, Hispanic origin, race, Census region and division, occupation, education, household income, household size, presence and age of children in the household, and pregnancy status.
An annual subscription includes access to the full database via Decision Analyst's Advanced Online Reporting System, featuring easy-to-use
cross-tabulations and drill-downs. Additional reports and service options include:
- Quarterly topline report of major topics and trends.
- Annual presentation of major findings and trends.
- Custom analyses and reports to address specific issues, and sales regions.
- Custom cross-tabulations and statistical analyses.
- Qualitative and quantitative follow-up studies among target groups.
- Advanced Online Reporting System training.
Anatomy of the Recession: The Impact on
Consumer Motivation and Grocery Shopping Behavior
Base on the data from the Health & Nutrition Strategest™, Decision Analyst has created a report that analyzes changes in consumer behavior and attitudes
spurred by the downturn and explores the potential “staying power” of these recessionary changes. For a free copy of the Anatomy of the
Recession report, please contact Felicia Rogers, Executive Vice President, (email@example.com),
or call 1-800-ANALYSIS (262-5974) or 1-817-640-6166.
Market Intelligence Services
Decision Analyst is a leading global marketing research firm and analytical consulting firm. If you would like more information on the Health and Nutrition
Strategist™, please contact Felicia Rogers, Executive Vice President, (firstname.lastname@example.org),
or call 1-800-ANALYSIS (262-5974) or 1-817-640-6166.
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