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U.S. diets are out of balance with recommendations

U.S. diets are out of balance with recommendations
While Americans are consuming more dairy products and vegetables than in 1970, the average U.S. diet still falls short of USDA’s MyPlate recommendations for three major food groups. Americans, on average, consumed more than the recommended amounts of meat and grains in 2012, but less than the MyPlate-recommended amounts of vegetables, dairy products, and fruit.

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Last updated: Monday, May 19, 2014

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