A poll of 2,000 adults found a quarter consume more alcohol and 28 per cent have different sleeping patterns during the warmer months.
Nearly a fifth (20 per cent) skip breakfast, while 19 per cent don’t exercise as much as they usually would.
And 20 per cent forget to take their daily vitamins, supplements or fortified products.
Despite this, 23 per cent are keen to get back into a healthy routine as 38 per cent think their overall health improves when doing so.
While 69 per cent claim they have weak immunity, 22 per cent are keen to boost this but are unsure how to.
Tom Hickton at Actimel, which commissioned the research to launch its Immunity Report, said: “Our research shows that people across the UK want to give their immune systems some support as the seasons change but aren’t sure how to do so.
“Diet is a great place to start – we have seen that the nation isn’t getting their daily intake of vitamins D (30 per cent) and B6 (35 per cent) needed for immune support.”
Swansea is the least likely to have a balanced diet
The study also found Brits are keen to get their healthy lifestyles back on track as a quarter plan to eat healthier (26 per cent), exercise more (25 per cent) and eat or drink products intended to improve immunity (21 per cent).
But breaking bad habits could prove to be difficult as 39 per cent admit to regularly snacking at night and 43 per cent indulge in sweet treats multiple times a week.
Further to this, 19 per cent have processed meals up to six times a week – with those living in the North East (4.4) and Yorkshire (4.5) consuming way above the average weekly amount (3.9).
However, 77 per cent do follow the NHS recommended healthy balanced diet –

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