Growth of the singleton supper: If you tend to eat by yourself you are not alone

Growth of the “singleton supper”: If you tend to eat by yourself you are not alone

5:42 PM on 22nd September 2011

Eating solo: One in three of us now eat more meals by ourselves than we do with other people - but there are healthy options

Eating solo: One in three of us now eat more meals by ourselves than we do with other people – but there are healthy options

Everyone is affected: Even one in four mothers with families have dinner mostly by themselves after they have fed their children

Everyone is affected: Even one in four mothers with families have dinner mostly by themselves after they have fed their children

“Suppertainment”: Technology may have changed but we still plug into TVs, PC and gmes consoles to entertain ourselves while eating alone