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Of the following, what do you think is the most important barrier to eating healthily?

Not understanding appropriate portion sizes - 25%
Not understanding the appropriate proportions of the different food groups in the diet - 0%
Not knowing how to balance the diet over a day or a few days - 0%
Lack of knowledge about cooking - 50%
Poor choices when doing a food shop - 25%
Making unhealthy choices when eating outside the home - 0%

Total votes: 4
The voting for this poll has ended on: November 15, 2014