You Should Really Eat Your Fruits & Vegetables

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Where do You Rate with Your Fruit & Vegetable Intake?

How many U.S. adults meet the daily recommendations for vegetable intake? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention only 9 percent. We do only a little better with fruit, with about 12 percent making the grade.

Just How Many Fruits and Vegetables Should You be Eating Daily?   

 The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans suggests that adults should eat 1.5 to 2 cups of fruit per day and 2 to 3 cups of vegetables.

Sources: 

“Disparities in State-Specific Adult Fruit and Vegetable Consumption...,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 11/17/17