This work was supported by Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Grant Program grant no. 2019–70030-30415/project accession no. 1020863 from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture and an Institutional Development Award (IDeA) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) under grant number P20GM104417.
Food preferences, Nutrition -- Psychological aspects, Food -- Marketing
Disparities in fruit and vegetable intake (FVI) and diet-related diseases exist among low-income and racial/ethnic minority populations [1,2,3,4]. Intervention approaches to eliminate FVI disparities frequently utilize dietary assessment to measure impact. Studies measure FVI in varying ways, but do not fully account for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).
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