England isn’t on a shoddy nourishment diet – the sustenance sold in its general stores tops wellbeing group tables, an investigation by Oxford University proposes.
The investigation of in excess of 400,000 nourishment and drink items from 12 nations positioned Britain best for the degrees of sugar, fat, salt and calories in like manner sustenances.
The positioning came notwithstanding the reality the UK has the most astounding stoutness levels in western Europe.
What’s more, the US – which has the most astounding heftiness levels on the planet – was found to have the second most beneficial contributions marked down, trailed by Australia.
The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford broke down surveyed nations utilizing Australia’s Health Star Rating framework – which estimates the degrees of the supplements, for example, vitality, salt, sugar, immersed fat just as protein, calcium and fiber.
It found that the UK had the highest average Health Star Rating of 2.83, followed by the US at 2.82 and Australia at 2.81. India got the lowest rating of just 2.27 followed by China at 2.43 with Chile coming third from bottom at 2.44.
The results were published in Obesity Reviews.
Lead author Dr Elizabeth Dunford said: “Globally we’re all eating more and more processed foods and that’s a concern because our supermarkets’ shelves are full of products that are high in bad fats, sugar and salt and are potentially making us sick. Our results show that some countries are doing a much better job than others.”
Later this year, Public Health England is due to issue new calorie guidelines setting out stringent calorie limits on hundreds of foods, such as sandwiches and ready meals.