NHS Health Scotland
Outcome Indicators


c. Reduced fat content - meat and other animal products


  • Improvement in animal production (e.g. less intensive methods) may lead to a reduced fat content, thus reducing energy density [6]

  • Agricultural policy and production often have a great effect on national diets. Governments can influence agricultural production through many policy measures [5]

  • This may require regulations or voluntary commitments for industry


  • This action is geared at consumers of meat or animal based products

Related actions from Route Map action plan – energy consumption
None identified