The Cost of Satisfying Fruit and Vegetable Recommendations in the Dietary Guidelines
by Hayden Stewart
, Jeffrey Hyman
, Andrea Carlson
, and Elizabeth Frazão
Economic Brief No. (EB-27) 17 pp, February 2016
Many consumers may perceive fruit and vegetable recommendations in USDA's Dietary Guidelines for Americans as too expensive. ERS illustrates how a family of four can meet these recommendations on a limited budget.
Keywords: Dietary recommendations, food prices, food budgeting, fruit and vegetable consumption, 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, Thrifty Food Plan
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