Availability, affordability, and consumption of fruits and vegetables in 18 countries across income levels: findings from the Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study


Miller V., Yusuf S., Chow C. K. , Dehghan M., Corsi D. J. , Lock K., ...More

LANCET GLOBAL HEALTH, vol.4, no.10, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s2214-109x(16)30186-3
  • Title of Journal : LANCET GLOBAL HEALTH

Abstract

Background Several international guidelines recommend the consumption of two servings of fruits and three servings of vegetables per day, but their intake is thought to be low worldwide. We aimed to determine the extent to which such low intake is related to availability and affordability.