Major healthy eating concerns in the United Kingdom (UK) 2015-2016

Which of the following aspects of healthy eating are the greatest concern for you when choosing which food and drink to buy?*

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jan 31, 2016
Major healthy eating concerns in the United Kingdom (UK) 2015-2016 This statistic illustrates the aspects of healthy eating people are most concerned with in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015 and 2016. As shown on the graph, limiting sugar consumption, a daily intake of five portions of fruit and vegetables and healthy snacking experienced a percentage increase from January 2015 to January 2016. When grocery shopping, 42 percent of 25 to 34 year olds specifically look at sugar content before choosing which food and drinks to buy. Furthermore, 63 percent of consumers actively look for healthy products, while one in every five households has at least one family member on a diet.
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Which of the following aspects of healthy eating are the greatest concern for you when choosing which food and drink to buy?*

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Jan 15Jan 16
Limiting sugar49%53%
Eating 5 portions of fruit and vegetables a day47%49%
Limiting processed foods 40%40%
Limiting salt 41%39%
Limiting calories 34%34%
Healthy snacking 28%29%
Avoiding artificial additives/sweeteners28%28%
Avoiding preservatives20%19%
Choosing products with added benefits16%15%
None of these13%13%
Limiting alcohol13%13%
Limiting caffeine13%12%
Buying organic7%7%
Jan 15Jan 16
Limiting sugar49%53%
Eating 5 portions of fruit and vegetables a day47%49%
Limiting processed foods 40%40%
Limiting salt 41%39%
Limiting calories 34%34%
Healthy snacking 28%29%
Avoiding artificial additives/sweeteners28%28%
Avoiding preservatives20%19%
Choosing products with added benefits16%15%
None of these13%13%
Limiting alcohol13%13%
Limiting caffeine13%12%
Buying organic7%7%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jan 31, 2016
This statistic illustrates the aspects of healthy eating people are most concerned with in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015 and 2016. As shown on the graph, limiting sugar consumption, a daily intake of five portions of fruit and vegetables and healthy snacking experienced a percentage increase from January 2015 to January 2016. When grocery shopping, 42 percent of 25 to 34 year olds specifically look at sugar content before choosing which food and drinks to buy. Furthermore, 63 percent of consumers actively look for healthy products, while one in every five households has at least one family member on a diet.
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