• Michael Pollan and the good food revolution by Carolina Severiche

The daily consumption of fruits and vegetables in Colombia is only 190 grams when the World Organization recommends that it be at least 400 grams and in Colombian households, only 5% of the total budget for family feeding is used for fruit consumption and vegetables.  The non-consumption of fruits and vegetables, associated with smoking and sedentary lifestyle, increases the risk of noncommunicable chronic diseases such as hypertension, cancer, diabetes, and obesity.

In Colombia, studies by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare have revealed that 35% of people do not consume fruit daily and in a greater proportion, 70% do not consume vegetable information revealed in the 1st National Congress of Promotion of Fruit Consumption and Vegetables.

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