SEVENTY-five percent of
Australians do not choose food
based on its nutritional value,
despite the fact that 95% would like
to be healthier, according to the
2012 Bupa Nutritional Survey.
The results also found that whilst
most respondents said they had a
good knowledge of nutrition, more
than two thirds incorrectly answered
questions about standard serving
sizes for vegetables, meat and chicken.
More than 60% of people also
said that they find the Nutritional
Information Panels on packaging
difficult to understand.
“While people want to be
healthier, the results show far too
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