Americans Still Can Meet Fruit and Vegetable Dietary Guidelines for $2.10-$2.60 per Day
Hayden Stewart and
Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2019, vol. June 2019, issue 05
ERS researchers calculated the average cost to consume 157 fresh and processed fruits and vegetables by adjusting for inedible parts and losses that may occur in cooking. A greater share of vegetables (77 percent) than fruits (47 percent) cost less than 80 cents per cup equivalent.
Keywords: Consumer/Household Economics; Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety; Food Security and Poverty; Health Economics and Policy (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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