Why It Matters
Fewer than 1 in 10 children and adults eat recommended daily amount of vegetables.
Only 4 in 10 children and fewer than 1 in 7 adults eat enough fruit.
Poor Nutrition Is Making Our Nation Sick
Poor nutrition contributes to many costly diseases, including obesity, heart disease, and some cancers.
Low rates of breastfeeding add more than $3 billion a year to medical costs for women and children in the United States.