Low-Income Households' Expenditures on Fruits and Vegetables

Both public and private organizations have noted that Americans generally eat less fruits and vegetables than is recommended in the Food Guide Pyramid. For example, the Produce for Better Health Foundation found that only 38 percent of Americans consume the recommended number of servings of vegetables, while only 23 percent consume the recommended number of servings of fruit. Even more troubling, low-income households eat even less fruits and vegetables than higher income households.


Issue Date:
2004
Publication Type:
Report
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/33755
Total Pages:
2
Series Statement:
Agriculture Information Bulletin No. 792-05




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