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Availability of Fresh Produce In Nutrition Assistance Programs

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Food/Nutrient Analysis
Promoting Healthy Eating
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Fruit and vegetable consumption is an important component of a balanced diet consistent with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the Food Guide Pyramid. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) promotes the increased consumption of fruits and vegetables, in all forms – fresh, frozen, canned, dried and juices, through its nutrition assistance programs.

Page updated: September 13, 2023