Healthy eating lowers the risk for obesity as well as many chronic diseases, including Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, and some cancers (CDC). In the United States, fewer than 1 in 10 children eat the recommended daily amount of vegetables (CDC [PDF – 3.66 MB]), and only 2 in 5 eat the recommended amount of fruit (CDC).

Community Preventive Services Task Force Findings

Summary Table

This summary of CPSTF findings to promote good nutrition can be used as a reference, included in presentations, or shared with colleagues.

Presentations and Promotional Materials

Use these materials to share information about the CPSTF findings and Community Guide products with your community.

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