While many of us know the importance of eating fruits and vegetables, few of us actually consume the daily recommendation. In fact, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 76% of adults do not meet fruit recommendations of 1.5-2 cups per day. Additionally, 87% do not meet vegetable recommendations of 2-3 cups […]
WRITTEN BY: Coauthored with Kendal M.Shaffer, Graduate student, BGSU Dietetic Intern with Wood County Extension
REVIEWED BY: Dan Remely, MSPH, PhD, Assistant Professor, Field Specialist, Food, Nutrition and Wellness
- Photo taken by Susan Zies
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