Must-Know Nutrition Statistics [Recent Analysis]

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"Approximately 45 million Americans go on a diet each year."

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"On a global scale, over 2 billion people suffer from micronutrient deficiencies."

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"Worldwide, around 1.9 billion adults are overweight, and 650 million are obese."

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"Malnutrition affects around 462 million people worldwide."

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"In the United States, an estimated 17.2 million households face food insecurity."

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"In 2020, around 5.7 million children under the age of 5 suffered from wasting due to malnutrition."

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"1 in 4 adults in the United States do not consume the recommended amount of vitamins A, C, D, and E."

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"36.3% of US obesity prevalence among adults was recorded in 2015-2016."

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"In the United States, only 1 in 10 adults consumes the recommended amount of fruit and vegetables."

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"Dairy product consumption in the United States has decreased by 40% from 1970 to 2014."

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"An estimated 795 million people worldwide are chronically undernourished."

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"Over 80% of adolescents globally do not consume the five daily servings of fruits and vegetables recommended by the World Health Organization."

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"About 3.1 million children die due to undernutrition each year."

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"In the United States, about 5 to 10% of preschool-aged children are iron deficient."

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