Healthy eating still in the minority

Diet-wise, if no one else is eating the way you do, you’re probably doing something right! A report released by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) earlier this month showed that only about 26 percent of Americans ate vegetables three or more times a day, the same as in 2000.
No state met federal goals of three-quarters of Americans eating enough fruit, and half eating enough vegetables. California ate the most fruit and Tennessee was best with vegetables. Oklahoma was at the bottom for fruit and South Dakota had the lowest vegetable consumption.
Furthermore, it seems that even among those who are trying to eat “healthier” are not going about it the right way. Orange juice was the number one “fruit” and potatoes the number one vegetable – both of which are not ideal.
If you’re eating dark, leafy greens, making green smoothies and juicing vegetables daily, you’re definitely going […]

Original post by Paul & Ann Malkmus

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