More Information and References for Nutrition - Adult Fruit and Vegetable Consumption
References and Community Resources1. U.S. Department of Agriculture, My Plate. Why is it important to eat vegetables? January 2016. [Online Access] https://www.choosemyplate.gov/vegetables-nutrients-health. 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] http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/nutrition/pdf/rtp_practitioner_10_07.pdf. 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] https://health.gov/dietaryguidelines/2015/guidelines/. 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] http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5807a1.htm?s_cid=rr5807a1_e.
More Resources and LinksEvidence-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:
- CDC's Prevention Status Reports for all 50 states
- CDC WONDER's DATA2020 data search tool.
- County Health Rankings
- Kaiser Family Foundation's StateHealthFacts.org
Medical literature can be queried at the PubMed website.