in #CASE you missed it.. WASTED! - $500 Each Year On Bad Fruit

in #CASE you missed it.. WASTED! - $500 Each Year On Bad Fruit

The average American throws away $10 worth of fruit, and wastes three pieces a week

Americans are constantly trying to get healthier, and for many that means buying a lot of fruit, but whether they actually eat that fruit is a whole other story.

A new survey finds:

The average American throws away $10 worth of fruit away, and wastes three pieces a week.

That translates to about $520 worth of fruit each year.

What’s more, 70% admit they don’t eat enough fruit, with 75% saying they don’t know how to incorporate more fruit into their diets.

While it’s recommended that folks eat five servings of fruit a day, 25% of people underestimated that recommendation by two servings.

As for why folks aren’t getting in as much fruit as they should, answers include:

Not enough time (35%)

I forget (34%)

Too expensive (32%)

It always goes bad (29%)

I don’t like fruit (18%)

While there are a wide variety of great fruits out there, there are some that are considered healthier than others.

Those polled perceived the following fruits as the healthiest:

Apple (32%)

Banana (31%)

Orange (26%)

Pear (17%)

Lemon (16%)

Blueberries (15%)

Avocado (14%)

Pineapple (12%)

Grapefruit (12%)

Raspberries (11%)

Does orange juice in my mimosa count as a fruit?

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