East Dunbartonshire Information Line
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Number of Scots eating less than 5-a-day is now even lower

Recent research by the Scottish Government indicates that the average amount of daily fruit and veg consumed by people in Scotland has fallen.

Dropping from 3.3 items in 2015 to 3 items in 2016, figures also highlighted not much had changed in regards to drinking, smoking and exercising in the previous year.

The survey also showed the proportion of adults eating no fruit or vegetables the previous day (12%) was the highest since 2008, when the annual survey began.

More information on the BBC News website