Produce Consumption Up for Kids

Children under the age of 12 have been eating more fruits and vegetables since 2004, but consumption among teenagers declined during that period, according to a study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published in September 10 issue of the scientific journal Morbidity and Mortality Weekly.

ATLANTA — Children under the age of 12 have been eating more fruits and vegetables since 2004, but consumption among teenagers declined during that period, according to a study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published in September 10 issue of the scientific journal Morbidity and Mortality Weekly.

The report indicates that children under the age of 6 increased their fruit consumption by 11% and their vegetable consumption by 3% from 2004 through 2009. Ki

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