Experts named main products which Russians are ready to stint themselves in
More than 50% of Russians prefer to refuse the consumption of instant soups, noodles and mash and 35% try not to eat sweets and semi-products. However, the majority, as revealed, isn’t ready to refuse starchy foods, potato and pasta.
More than a half of Russians manage their nutrition and prefer slight and fat-free food. 47% mentioned that they try not to consume high-cholesterol foods. This data was obtained on a basis of analyze of Romir Scan Panel data. The respondents were asked to estimate a few statements on rules and food rationing — “strongly agree”, “rather agree”, “rather disagree” and “strongly disagree”.
The respondents more often seemed to refuse instant food — instant soups, noodles, mash and porridge. 54,8% of the respondents claimed this — 24,7% of them strongly agree, 30,2% rather agree (see Picture 1). 14,4% love food which doesn’t need prepared.
Picture 1. Do you agree with the statement “I don’t eat instant food”?
Almost 40% of Russians stint themselves in sweet dishes consumption — 9,9% said that they strongly agree with this statement, other 29,2% prefer to rather agree (see Picture 2). Exactly quarter of the respondents (24,9%) appeared to have a sweet tooth.
Picture 2. Do you agree with the statement “I don’t eat or stint myself in sweet dishes”?
Prepared foods – pelmeni, frozen patties and vegetables – are next to the desserts. More than 35% of the respondents prefer not to eat them (see Picture 3). 9,4% of them stated that they disavow such food, other 25,9% noticed that they would rather agree with the statement. Nonetheless, the majority of the respondents – 42% - stated that they are probably not ready to refuse buying prepared foods.
Picture 3. Do you agree with the statement «I don’t eat prepared foods»?
Despite the common belief, few are ready to refuse junk trimmings – potatoes, macaroni and baked goods. Only 7,4% never eat such food (see Picture 4). 22,3% stated that they rather agree with the statement, 39,1% - rather disagree. 31,3% of the respondents flatly denied it.
Picture 4. Do you agree with the statement “I don’t eat potatoes. macaroni and baked goods”?