USDA - Economic Research Service

Legumes, dark greens and red and orange vegetables saw expanded shares of total vegetable availability

According to Food Availability Data from the USDA, Economic Research Service, legumes, dark greens, and red and orange vegetable have expanded their shares of total US vegetable availability over the last 20 years.

This line chart shows vegetable subgroups available annually in the United States from 2000 to 2019, in the pounds per capita.


Image: USDA 

  • Legumes: dry edible beans, dry peas.
  • Dark green; broccoli. collard greens, escarole, kale, mustard greens, romaine and teat lettuce, spinach, turnip greens
  • Other vegetables, artichoke, asparagus, beets. brussels sprouts, cabbage. cauliflower, celery. cucumbers, eggplant, garlic, head lettuce, okra, onions, radishes, snap beans. squash.
  • Red_and orange-S/Ca_s: bell peppers, carrots, chilli peppers. pumpkin, sweet potatoes. Starchy excluding latoes: green peas, lima beans, sweet corn.

Source: ers.usda.gov


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