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Table 6 Percentages of food products with declared nutrients classed as ‘Medium’ – Moderately healthy, based on the FSA (2016)

From: An assessment of nutrition information on front of pack labels and healthiness of foods in the United Kingdom retail market

 Food category Fat Saturated fat Sugar Salt
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Cereals 61 34.3 24 21.8 48 28.4 46 36.5
Dairy 33 18.5 33 30.0 46 27.2 19 15.1
Beverages 3 1.7 1 0.9 32 18.9 6 4.8
Meats 73 41.0 45 40.9 5 3.0 44 34.9
Fruits and vegetables 8 4.5 7 6.4 38 22.5 11 8.7
Total 178 100.0 110 100.0 169 100.0 126 100.0
Overall % 500 35.6 500 22.0 500 33.8 500 25.2