Britain is increasingly becoming a nation of ‘flexitarians’ – choosing to eat a lot less meat to stay healthy.
But they are not full-blown vegetarians, and may succumb to the odd tempting meaty treat such as bacon.
Overall 40 per cent of people in a survey agreed with the statement: ‘These days I eat less meat than I used to do’
The figure rises to 45 per cent among women.
A third of people said they are ‘actively choosing to eat less meat’, including 39 per cent of women.
More and more Britain’s are eating less meat and turning to vegetarian meals in a bid to stay healthy but many in this new survey admitted they couldn’t resist bacon
Among the younger generations, 28 per cent of 18-24 year olds and 27 per cent of women agree ‘that by 2025, my diet will probably be mostly meat-free.’
The report said: ‘This movement is being driven by women and people aged…