How Many Fruits and Vegetables Should I Eat?
Just how many fruits and vegetables do you need to eat and what is a serving size?
According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the average adult should consume 1.5 to 2.5 cups of fruit and 2 to 4 cups of vegetables a day. The daily recommended servings change depending on your age, sex and activity level. For example, if you are 51+ women who is moderately active, you should eat 1.5 cups of fruit and 2.5 cups of vegetables. Download the CDC eBook to learn more.
Serving Size Examples
1 Cup of Fruit
- 1 Small Apple
- 1 Large Orange
- 1 Large Banana
- 8 Large Strawberries
- 32 Grapes
1 Cup of Vegetables
- 1 Large Sweet Potato
- 12 Baby Carrots
- 10 Broccoli Florets
- 1 Cup of Lettuce and 1/2 cup of other vegetables
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