Greenletes Podcast

The State Of The Plate: Why Americans Aren't Eating Enough Fruits & Vegetables-- with Wendy Reinhardt Kapsak, MS, RDN

June 04, 2021 Season 1 Episode 17
Greenletes Podcast
The State Of The Plate: Why Americans Aren't Eating Enough Fruits & Vegetables-- with Wendy Reinhardt Kapsak, MS, RDN
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In this episode, Natalie chats with President and CEO of the Produce for Better Health (PBH) Foundation, Wendy Reinhardt Kapsak. PBH is a non-profit organization committed to transforming how people think about and enjoy fruits and vegetables. This episode focuses on a new report called State Of The Plate, which details that Americans are severely under consuming fruits and veggies. 

Natalie and Wendy discuss:

  •  the long term health implications of Americans under consuming fruits and veggies 
  • why people are under consuming fruits and vegetables, even when they know the beneficial
  • Is this a global problem, or America specific?
  • why we are seeing a decline in produce consumption if motivation is high 
  • budget friendly ways people can increase fruit and vegetable consumption?
  • how the pandemic changed peoples’ consumption of fruits and vegetables?

Resources
Follow Produce for Better Health @fruitsandveggies or visit their website. 

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