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Shift – making takeaways healthier

There are over 8,000 fast food outlets in London alone and each meal served provides on average 68% of recommended daily calories. The link between number of fast food outlets, fast food consumption and obesity rate is well established

Online takeaway delivery has also increased in recent years, shifting towards takeaways being an everyday option. However, the nutritional and calorific content of takeaways continue to reflect their traditional use – as an occasional treat.

Shift have been exploring how everyday takeaways can be just as convenient and affordable, but healthier for you. Find out more about their research project.