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Not berry good: US adults still skimp on fruit and veggies

FILE - In this Saturday, June 6, 2015, file photo, Danny Castillo wheels boxes of produce to a customer's truck at the Atlanta Farmers Market in Atlanta. In a national survey, only 13 percent of adults said they ate the recommended amount of fruit each day. And only 9 percent had enough vegetables. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Most U.S. adults still aren’t eating nearly enough fruits and vegetables.

In a large national survey, only 13 percent said they ate the recommended amount of fruit each day. And only 9 percent ate enough vegetables.

California — a big produce-growing state — ranked highest for eating both fruits and vegetables. Tennessee was at the bottom of the fruit list, and Mississippi was last in eating vegetables.

The government recommends that adults eat 1

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