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Survey Shows Change in Iranians' Diet

Survey Shows Change in Diet Survey Shows Change in Diet

The diet of Iranians is changing. Results of a survey conducted by the Iranian Students Polling Agency this year (started in March) shows 4.3% of Iranian household ate red meat on a daily basis last year compared to 2.7% of respondents of the survey conducted by ISPA in the month leading to June 21, 2019.
Of 1,575 respondents to the telephone survey, 40.2% said they ate red meat few times a week compared with 34.9% in the previous round. Some 32.8% said they consumed red meat several times a month compared to 43.4% during the year before; 14.4% ate red meat several times a year compared with 14.2% in the preceding year and 8.2% said they did not consume red meat at all last year compared to 4.7% in the previous year.  
On consumption of chicken among Iranian households, the survey found 4.4% ate chicken every day in the past year compared to 4.2% previously, 62% several times a week compared with 74.8% in the year before, 28.4% several times a month compared with 17.7% in the preceding year, 3.7% several time a year compared with 1.8% in the previously; and 1.3% said they did not consume chicken at all last year compared to 1.2% in the previous year.  

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