Americans Still Refusing to Eat Their Veggies
Less than one-third of adults eat recommended daily servings, survey shows
The Associated Press
Updated: 3:35 p.m. PT March 15, 2007
ATLANTA - Fewer than a third of American adults eat the amount of fruits
and vegetables the government recommends, a trend that’s remained steady
for more than a decade, health officials said Thursday.
That’s “well below” the government’s goal of getting 75 percent of Americans
to eat two servings of fruits and three of vegetables each day by 2010, said
Dr. Larry Cohen of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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