Recession takes bite out of healthful eating

CHICAGO A recent study shows that consumers are ordering less healthful meals at restaurants because they cost less, even though they still say they are concerned about what they eat. Pressure also is mounting for restaurants to respond more aggressively to consumer nutritional concerns.

Technomic Inc., a foodservice marketing firm, polled about 1,200 people last month and found that 53 percent of respondents said they order less healthful food in restaurants in

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