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Calorie Conscious Choices

With 12% of people following a calorie-controlled diet*, it is vital menus are tailored to cater for those looking for lighter options and healthier choices to avoid missing out on customers, as these diners can often dictate where the whole party should dine.

*Source: Bidfood and CGA bespoke consumer research for 2023 Food and Drink Trends

The NHS suggest the following guidelines for making healthy choices, which may be worth considering when planning your menus:

  • eat at least 5 portions of a variety of fruit and vegetables every day (see 5 A Day)
  • base meals on higher fibre starchy foods like potatoes, bread, rice or pasta
  • have some dairy or dairy alternatives (such as soya drinks)
  • eat some beans, pulses, fish, eggs, meat and other protein
  • choose unsaturated oils and spreads, and eat them in small amounts
  • drink plenty of fluids (at least 6 to 8 glasses a day)

Not only do we have a full store of fresh and healthy ingredients to help support your reduced calorie dishes, we also have plenty of recipe inspiration in our recipe section! Order online or via our app, any time, anywhere!