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.

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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United Kingdom

Survey time period

January 2016 and 2015

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