Fears 'food paranoia' is gripping the nation as four in ten of us now choose to eat a specialist diet
'Food paranoia' is gripping the nation with more than four in ten people saying they eat a specialised diet.
Most often people are imposing strict rules for reasons of health and wellbeing, although concerns about allergies and ethics also feature.
The figures come from retail analysts Nielsen who say there is a trend towards 'real' food, which can be traced from farm to fork rather than being processed or the result of a lab experiment.
One in five say their dietary choice is specifically designed to help prevent conditions such as obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol or hypertension.
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