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More Information and References for Nutrition - Adult Fruit and Vegetable Consumption

References and Community Resources

1. U.S. Department of Agriculture, My Plate. Why is it important to eat vegetables? January 2016. [Online Access] 2. U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Can eating fruits and vegetables help people to manage their weight? Research to Practice Series No. 1. [Online Access] 3. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Agriculture. 2015 - 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. 8th Edition. December 2015. [Online Access] 4. Laura Kettel Khan, PhD. Recommended Community Strategies and Measurements to Prevent Obesity in the United States. CDC, MMWR July 24, 2009 / 58(RR07);1-26. [Online Access]

More Resources and Links

Evidence-based community health improvement ideas and interventions may be found at the following sites:

Additional indicator data by state and county may be found on these Websites:

Medical literature can be queried at the PubMed website.

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