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Table 7 Percentages of food products with declared nutrients classed as ‘Low’ – Most 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 23 11.1 58 23.9 17 7.7 49 18.6
Dairy 31 15.0 27 11.1 44 19.8 25 9.6
Beverages 58 28.0 57 23.5 21 9.5 58 22.4
Meats 10 4.8 15 6.2 93 41.8 42 16.2
Fruits and vegetables 85 41.1 86 35.3 47 21.2 86 33.2
Total 207 100 243 100 222 100 260 100
Overall % 500 41.4 500 48.6 500 44.4 500 52.0