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A variety of fruits and vegetables, displayed at a market, are the types of foods that increase the score on a healthy-eating index, but at times they’re not as readily available in poor areas.Associated Press

U.S. eating habits continue to decline among poor

CHICAGO — Americans' eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a 12-year study found. On an index of healthy eating where a perfect score is 110, U.S. adults averaged just 40 poin …

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    A variety of fruits and vegetables, displayed at a market, are the types of foods that increase the score on a healthy-eating index, but at times they’re not as readily available in poor areas.
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