Staggering Statistic: Are You Missing a Piece of the Food Pyramid?

Last Update: December 21, 2023

According to recent data, we’re basically ignoring an entire section of the food pyramid.

Only 13 percent of Americans eat enough fruit each day to meet the government’s daily recommendations. Even fewer people—8.9 percent—eat enough vegetables each day.

Trying to sneak more nutritious produce into your diet? Consider supplementing your fresh fruits and vegetables with greens powders or squeezable fruit packs.

This article is related to:

Diet, Food, Health, Nutrition

Share this article

Annalise Mantz

Annalise is a foodie, Brussels sprouts lover, grammar nerd, and political pet aficionado.

Download the app for easy shopping on the go

By providing your mobile number, you agree to receive marketing text messages from Thrive Market. Consent not a condition to purchase. Msg & data rates apply. Msg frequency varies. Reply HELP for help and STOP to cancel.

If you are visually-impaired and having difficulty with our website, call us at 1‑855‑997‑2315

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

© Thrive Market 2024 All rights reserved.