Americans are more health conscious now than ever, and for good reason. For the first time in American history, younger generations have shorter life expectancies than their parents due to higher incidences of chronic illness such as obesity, diabetes, and high blood pressure and cholesterol in childhood and adolescents. This is compounded by the fact that Americans have become increasingly sedentary due to mobile technology.
On a positive note, Americans have become increasingly aware of the importance of maintaining a balanced, healthy diet. As such, foods such as hummus dip — once considered an “exotic” food that was restricted to the health aisle in grocery stores — has risen to become the king of c