Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-158) 51 pp

July 2016

Americans' Eating Patterns and Time Spent on Food: The 2014 Eating & Health Module Data

This report uses data from the 2014 ERS Eating & Health Module of the American Time Use Survey to describe Americans' eating and other food-related time-use patterns, including grocery shopping and meal preparation.

Keywords: Time use, eating patterns, obesity, BMI, exercise, grocery shopping, meal preparation, meat thermometer, raw milk, SNAP, WIC, food sufficiency, time diary, time use survey, American Time Use Survey, multitasking

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