TITLE

State-Specific Trends in Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Among Adults -- United States, 2000-2009

AUTHOR(S)
Grimm, K. A.; Blanck, H. M.; Scanlon, K. S.; Moore, L. V.; Grummer-Strawn, L. M.; Foltz, J. L.; Oicer, E. I. S.
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;9/10/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 35, p1125
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores different trends in fruit and vegetable consumption among adults in the U.S. in 2009. Based on data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), the number of adults who met the target for fruit consumption dropped slightly. A chart is presented which shows the percentage of adults in the country 18-year-old and above who consumed fruit and vegetables more than once a day. The author emphasizes the need to enhance access, availability and affordability of fruits and vegetables.
ACCESSION #
54354334

 

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