How much do American kids love apples? They account for 29% of fruit consumed each day

September 21, 2015 9:18 PM

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Skip the açaí berries and pass on the pomegranate juice. When it comes to fruit, American kids prefer apples – by a long shot.

On any given day, apples account for 29% of the fruit consumed by U.S. children and teens, according to a study published Monday by the journal Pediatrics. About two-thirds of that is eaten as whole apples, and one-third is sipped as 100% apple juice.

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