Fruit and vegetable intake: Few adolescent girls meet national guidelines.

  title={Fruit and vegetable intake: Few adolescent girls meet national guidelines.},
  author={Ruth H. Striegel-Moore and Douglas R. Thompson and Sandra G. Affenito and Debra L. Franko and Bruce Barton and George B. Schreiber and Stephen Robert Daniels and Marcia M. Schmidt and Patricia B. Crawford},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  volume={42 3},
OBJECTIVE To examine longitudinal changes in daily fruit and vegetable consumption among black and white adolescent girls and calculate the percent of girls who met the Healthy People 2010 recommendations. METHODS Girls (1186 black and 1126 white) who participated in the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Growth Health Study (NGHS) were included if they had completed a 3-day food diary for at least one of six annual assessments visits, beginning at ages 11 or 12. Mixed models estimated… CONTINUE READING

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