One-Fifth of Scots Believe Jam Counts as Fruit

by Kathy Jones on  August 12, 2013 at 8:10 PM Diet & Nutrition News
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One in five people in Scotland believe that jam can be viewed as one of the recommended five-a-day servings of fruit and vegetables even though over two thirds of it is sugar, a new study conducted by researchers at Food Standards Agency reveals.
 One-Fifth of Scots Believe Jam Counts as Fruit
One-Fifth of Scots Believe Jam Counts as Fruit
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Scotland is third behind Mexico and Argentina in the obesity table with over 41 percent of Scottish men being overweight while over half of them can be termed obese.

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Obesity rates are marginally better among women where 32 percent are seen as overweight while over 23 percent are obese.



Source: Medindia
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