Fruits and Vegetables (IMAGE) University of Vermont Caption A national study of US consumers finds that fruit, vegetables and mixed fruit and vegetable dishes end up as food waste more than other types of food. The study suggests people need better strategies for reducing food waste, especially those pursuing healthy diets. Credit Brian Jenkins/UVM Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.