U.S. diets are out of balance with Federal recommendations

U.S. diets are out of balance with Federal recommendations

While Americans are consuming more vegetables and fruit than in 1970, the average U.S. diet still falls short of the recommendations in the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans for these major food groups. Americans, on average, consumed more than the recommended amounts from the meat, eggs, and nuts group and the grains group in 2017.


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Last updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2019

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