Economic Research Report No. (ERR-271) 32 pp

December 2019

An Examination of Veterans’ Diet Quality

This study--the first national assessment of veterans' diet quality--uses Healthy Eating Index (HEI) scores to examine whether veterans have significantly better or poorer diets than nonveterans.

Keywords: veterans, diet quality, Healthy Eating Index (HEI), NHANES, empty calories, fruits, vegetables, whole grains

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