French fries and ketchup are America’s favorite veggies, according to recent U.S. Department of Agriculture data.

Tomatoes and potatoes made up more than half of all vegetables available in the U.S. in 2013. And Americans often ate them in the form of fries and ketchup, according to the USDA.

Yet USDA guidelines say adults should be eating 2.5 to 3 cups of vegetables every day – preferably a mix of several kinds, such as leafy greens and legumes that are high in nutrients. 

But the recent data shows that only 1.7 cups per person are actually available, which means many Americans aren’t fulfilling their recommended daily vegetable intake.

Instead, the data shows that when Americans do eat their veggies, they’re eating them with added sugar and fat.

For instance, two-thirds of all potatoes available for Americans to eat were used for french fries, potato chips or other processed potato products. Likewise, more than two-thirds of all tomatoes were made into canned tomatoes, tomato sauces or as an ingredient in processed foods.

Fresh lettuce was the third most available vegetable, accounting for nearly seven percent of all veggies available for consumption. Meanwhile, more than 35 kinds of vegetables and legumes accounted for the remaining 40 percent of vegetables in the U.S.

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