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

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