This important scientific survey shows how the nation's diet is changing.

Fruit and vegetables 

8% of children aged 11-18 met the 5-a-day recommendation for fruit and vegetable consumption. 27% of 19 - 64 year olds eat 5-a-day and 35% of adults aged 65 and over met the recommended amounts.

Oily fish

Consumption of oily fish was well below the recommended one portion a week for all age groups.

Red meat and processed meat

Whilst women aged 19 and above eat the recommended maximum amount of red and processed meat, men aged 19 and above exceeded the recommended amount.

Sugar sweetened soft drinks 

Consumption of soft drinks has reduced in children aged 4-10 between 2008 and 2014.  

Vitamins and minerals

11 - 18 year olds are not getting the recommended amount of Vitamin A and iron. Around a fifth of adults aged 19 - 64 had low blood levels of Vitamin D.  

     
 
Links to published reports

The latest report combines results from three years of the survey between 2012 and 2014.

UK Combined Findings from Years 1 to 4, 2008/09 - 2011/12 are available here. A summary is also provided  here.

A report on the salt intake of adults aged between 19-64 years in England has been published on the Department of Health's website and is available here. This is based on data collected between July and December 2011.

Scotland Combined Findings from Years 1 to 4, 2008/09 - 2011/12 are available here.

Northern Ireland Combined Findings from Years 1 to 4, 2008/09 - 2011/12 are available here.

Wales Combined Findings from Years 2 to 5, 2009/10 - 2012/13 are available here. A summary is also provided here.