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Impact of vouchers for purchasing fresh fruits and vegetables among low-income mothers Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women,Infants, and Children (WIC) in Los Angeles County, USA

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Fruits and vegetables are important components of a healthy diet and increased daily consumption could help prevent major diseases such as certain cancers and cardiovascular diseases . Recommendations from various international and US agencies are that optimal diets for preventing chronic disease should include 400 to 800 g/day of fruits and vegetables , equivalent to five to nine servings . In 2003, the World Health Organization held a meeting on fruit and vegetable consumption in relation to health promotion and prevention of chronic disease . Many of the key findings of the WHO report emphasized the magnitude of impact that a change in dietary quality could make for populations around the world.

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Year 2007
Authors Dena R. Herman
Language English
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DOI https://doi.org/10.52439/ISKL4932
DOI Number 10.52439/ISKL4932
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