Few U.S. children are eating dark green veggies, report says
According to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, most children eat some fruits and veggies daily, but few eat dark green veggies.
Most U.S. children eat at least some fruits and vegetables each day, although few eat dark green vegetables, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
On any given day in 2009 and 2010, more than three-quarters of children and teens ages 2 to 19 ate some fruit, researchers found. About 30 percent consumed citrus, melon or berries, 50 percent ate other fruits such as apples, bananas and pears, and 53 percent drank fruit juice.