Fonts of PDF look different in Preview (made in InDesign CS6)

I am making an interactive pdf in Indesign CS6, using Quicksand (from Google fonts) as main font. In InDesign, at 100% view, everything looks fine and the text is easy to read. (left text in the image below)

However, when I export to pdf and view it in Preview, the text in the pdf looks much lighter and is therefor not so easy to read anymore. (text to the right) In Acrobat and Safari the pdf looks fine.

Difference in fonts after exporting

Can someone please help me out with this? The pdf is for digital use, so I would prefer to make it look the right way in Preview as well. Is there something that can be done, or should I just take the loss?

Thank you!!

p.s. Here are some try-outs with different types and colours

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Answer uses Apple’s font rendering system. This can be slightly adjusted in, but it is simply going to render differently than in an Adobe product.

If the on-screen appearance of your type is really important, you should probably get a font which is optimized for use on screens.

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