percent said it was because they have more access to caffeine, and six
percent said they consume more because of fatigue due to sleep
-- Over one-half of respondents said they are way over their ideal weight
(9 percent) or over their ideal weight (54 percent). Less than one
percent said they were way under their ideal weight.
HealthSaver, an emerging health care discount program, offers savings on prescriptions, vision care, complementary and alternative health care treatments, vitamins and supplements by mail and more than 1,500 fitness clubs nationwide, including select Bally Total Fitness, World Gym and Ladies Workout Express locations.
About Peggy Fleming
Peggy Fleming, a spokesperson for HealthSaver, is one of America's most successful athletes. As the 1968 Olympic figure skating champion, she launched a career that has helped promote healthy living, breast cancer awareness and osteoporosis prevention. Fleming has been happily married for 37 years to Dr. Greg Jenkins, with whom she has two sons. They are also the proud grandparents of three grandsons.
Prince Market Research, an independent marketing research company, was commissioned to conduct a nationally representative telephone study with consumers in 20 major metropolitan areas in the U.S. to learn more about their use of caffeine in everyday beverages and food. All telephone calls were conducted between Aug. 1 and Sept. 18, 2007, during which period, a total of 2,035 interviews, lasting an average of five minutes, were completed. No incentive was offered and the sponsor of the research was not revealed. The margin of error is +/- 2 percent.
HealthSaver offers discounts of 20 percent on vision care, as well as
discounts of 10 to 50 percent on prescriptions at participating pharmacies,
20 percent off complementary and alternative health
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