Adults consuming 2 or more cups of fruit per day
Story Behind the Curve
Eating fruit provides health benefits. People who eat more fruits and vegetables as part of an overall healthy diet are likely to have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases. Fruits provide nutrients vital for health and maintenance of your body. Any fruit or 100% fruit juice counts as part of the fruit groups. Fruits may be fresh, canned, frozen, or dried and may be whole, cut-up or pureed. The amount of fruit you need to eat depends on age, sex, and level of physical activity. Recommended daily amounts is 1-2 cups.
This indicator shows the percentage of adults who report they have consumed 2 or more cups of fruit per day.