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National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS)

The National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS) rolling programme is a continuous, cross-sectional survey. It is designed to collect detailed, quantitative information on the food consumption, nutrient intake and nutritional status of the general population aged 1.5 years and over living in private households in the UK. 

Public Health England (PHE) and the FSA jointly fund the UK NDNS. NI specific reports co-funded by the Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland, Department of Health and safefood.

Current NDNS results for UK.

 

Research projects related to the programme

The National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS) estimates food consumption, nutrient intake and nutritional status of the general population aged 18 months upwards living in the UK. Boosted samples were gathered 2008 – 2012 to achieve representative data specific for Northern Ireland (NI).
National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS RP): Results for Years 5 to 9 (2012/13 - 2016/17) (combined) and time trend and income analysis Years 1 to 9 (2008/09 - 2016/17)
Key findings from the National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS), measuring salt intake from research conducted in 2015.
Results available