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   New Yorkers Aren’t Eating Enough Fruits & Vegetables, Report Says
by Ivan Pereira, AMNewYork
Posted: Friday, May 18, 2018 at 8:58AM EDT

New Yorkers could be bigger on apples — and other fruits and vegetables.

This year’s American Fitness Index report, which is slated for release Tuesday, finds that while New York City ranked 52 out of 100 American cities when it comes to overall health, it is weak in key dietary areas.

Some 18.4 percent of New Yorkers eat three or more vegetables a day and 31.9 percent eat two or more fruits a day, according to the report, which uses data from the Centers for Disease Control and the U.S. Department of Health.

To read the rest of the story, please go to: AMNewYork


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