Kids favorite fruits survey – A survey released by the AAP (American Association of Pediatrics) has revealed the favorite fruits of children.
The kids favorite fruits survey was conduced to raise awareness that approximately 40% of children under the age of 18 do neet fruit recommendations of 1-2 cups of fruit per day. Researchers surveyed more than 3000 kids between 2-19 and found that over 50% of fruit consumption came from whole fruits (the most beneficial choice) as opposed to 100% juice drinks.
Kids Favorite Fruits and 100% Fruit Juices
- Apples (#1 – more than 20% of all fruits consumed)
- Citrus Fruit Juices
- Berries, Citrus Fruit
- Fruit Salads
- Peaches & Nectraines
The kids favorite fruits survey, titled New Study Shows Exactly What Kind of Fruits Children Like to Eat – Apple is No. 1, found that kids favorite fruit choices varied by race and age, but not gender. The findings provide insight into what fruits children choose and the socioeconomic factors that may influence what fruit children want to eat.
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