What do UK families really eat ?
I’ve now had a chance to digest Family Food 2015, published by the British Government in April and based on a survey of 5,000 households, with comparisons going back as far as 1942.
What did I discover ?
• Average calories consumed have fallen 32% since 1974 on a comparable basis to 2,173 calories per day in 2015, with 11% of these coming from eating out.
• The key 2015 contributors to household energy intake, excluding eating out, were: