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23 Apr, 2013, 17:11 BST Brits Name the Banana their Number One Fruit

When you think about British fruit, what probably springs to mind is orchards full of apples, pears and plums. However, a recent survey carried out...


03 Dec, 2012, 11:00 GMT Britain's Top Five Favourite Apples

When it comes to snacking on apples, Golden Delicious are the British favourite, with almost a quarter of us preferring them over other varieties, as ...


28 Sep, 2012, 13:00 BST Britain's Top Five Biscuits for Dunking at Break Time

When it comes to choosing a biscuit to enjoy with a hot drink, a significant third of Britain's break time dunkers favour the British classic, the...


28 Jun, 2012, 11:45 BST A Healthy Summer for Berry Eating Brits

With thousands of strawberries famously served at the Wimbledon championships[1] each summer, the strawberry is a quintessentially British choice....


10 May, 2012, 15:00 BST Brits Confused When it Comes to 'Healthy Snacking'

A whopping six out of 10 Britons are confused by the innocent appearance of 'healthy snacks', unknowingly consuming huge quantities of processed...


07 Mar, 2012, 11:00 GMT Stressed-out Brits Choose Chocolate Over Fruit

A whopping 80% of British workers choose junk food over healthy alternatives as a remedy for stress, a recent survey by office fruit delivery company ...


07 Nov, 2011, 16:52 GMT Brits Commitment-phobic When it Comes to Healthy Eating

We all know we should be eating our five fruit and veg a day and making an effort to maintain a healthy lifestyle, but a recent survey conducted by...


04 Aug, 2011, 08:00 BST Terrible Treats: Britons Spend £20 a Week on Unhealthy Snacks

With a multitude of fatty snacks out there to choose from, it's hardly surprising that we give in to temptation occasionally. However a recent survey ...


14 Apr, 2011, 16:24 BST 82% of British Workers Put the Economy at Risk by Not Eating Enough Fruit at Work

A new survey has found 82% of British office workers are putting their health and productivity at risk because they don't eat enough fruit during the ...