A City Guide To Fuding for Those men who cook less well eat more energy-dense foods but less fruit and vegetables. continued Why do people not eat sufficient fruit and vegetables? In spite of growing public awareness of the link between eating and health, fruit and vegetables tend not to be the food of choice of many young people today. For example, the National Diet and Nutrition Survey Food Standards Agency found that the foods most frequently consumed by British adolescents were white bread, savoury snacks e.g. crisps, biscuits, potatoes and confectionery. Although the average vitamin intake was not deficient, intake of some minerals was low. These food preferences can in part be understood by the findings of another recent survey of British young people Haste , which found that children gave It tastes good’ per cent and It fills me up’ per cent as the top two reasons for their favourite food choice, above Because it is healthy’ per cent and It gives me energy’ per cent. A City Guide To Fuding 2016.