Friday, May 7, 2010

Kashi Company Announces New Findings on Heart Health Awareness

"LA JOLLA, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Kashi Company, the premier natural food company, today released significant data from a heart health survey it recently conducted with, the leader in online health information. Results of the survey, taken by nearly 5,000 health-minded American women, found that almost 60 percent of respondents are very concerned about their heart health. Of this percentage, only 45 percent are under the age of 55.

Survey findings also suggest 77 percent of women polled know they are at risk for heart disease, but 41 percent have not talked to their doctor about taking preventative measures and 73 percent have not talked to their family about hereditary factors. In addition, over half of those who admitted to never proactively looking for heart healthy foods say they do not know how to find these foods."

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