As more of us work from home, grazing throughout the day is hard to avoid. Six out of ten adults in the UK are munching on sweets or chocolate at least twice a week, according to research published in The Grocer in September. It’s no wonder that the Covid Symptom Study, conducted with King’s College London, found that nearly a third of Britons put on weight during the first coronavirus lockdown. So if you find yourself reaching for biscuits or a packet of crisps in between meals, here’s what the experts recommend.
Senior lecturer in nutritional sciences at King’s College London
The least worst snack depends on the selection. In context, snacks account for 20 per cent of our energy intake in the UK, so