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School Snacks Negatively Impact Fruit and Vegetable Consumption

Most people like to believe that their children are above average, and to be an above average fruit and vegetable consumer would not be hard. The average child in the U.S. eats no vegetables and the equivalent of less than 1/2 cup of fruit per day. The Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities at the University of South Carolina released the January 2012 edition of Policy Brief highlighting a study on fruit and vegetable consumption at a local elementary school. Read Policy Brief