Tag Archives: poorer diets

English diet could save 4,000 Scottish, Welsh and Irish lives

Around 4,000 deaths could be prevented every year if the Scots, Welsh and Northern Irish adopted the average diet eaten in England, Oxford University researchers have calculated. The chief factor that is driving the ‘mortality gap’ between the home nations is fruit and vegetables, the researchers say. Consumption of fruit and vegetables in Scotland is […] … learn more→