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Fruit, Vegetables and Diet Score A deep-dive into the self-reported fruit, vegetable and juice consumption of 145,000 Australian adults February 2017

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Hendrie, G., Noakes, M. (2017). Fruit, Vegetables and Diet Score.

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Acknowledgments This report has been funded by Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited using the research and development multiindustry levy and funds from the Australian Government. CSIRO Healthy Diet Score is a collaboration between CSIRO and SP Health Co.

Contents

Executive summary................................................................................................................. 2 Background: CSIRO Healthy Diet Score ................................................................................... 3 Chapter 1: Fruit, vegetables and Diet Score.............................................................................. 7 Chapter 2: Who meets the Australian Dietary Guidelines for fruit and vegetables?.................... 11 Chapter 3: Fruit and vegetable intake.....................................................................................21

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Chapter 4: The variety equation............................................................................................ 29

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Chapter 5: Who and how to help.............................................................................................41 Appendix and definitions...................................................................................................... 44

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Executive summary

Most adults aren’t eating enough fruit and vegetables Australians have easy access to high-quality fruit and vegetables but the majority of adults don’t meet the Australian Dietary Guidelines for their age and gender. Only 24% of women and 15% of men are meeting both the fruit and vegetable