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12 Sep 2018

Fruits & Veggies Matter More Month


September is National Childhood Obesity Month and Fruits & Veggies Matter More Month.  The Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) recommends a fruit and vegetable daily intake of at least 5 servings a day; 1.5-2 cups of fruit and 2-3 cups of vegetables for adults.  For children ages 2-18, the recommended intake is 1-2 cups of fruit and 1-3 cups of vegetables.  Check out the latest Student Wellness Newsletter for more information and ideas on how to incorporate more fruits and veggies into your day.

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