Monday, February 6, 2012

Children eating vegetables

  • My step-children, five and seven years old, refuse to eat the healthy food I put on their plates. Their mother doesnt care what they eat and feeds them pasta almost every night.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • But children might not have to be forced by the law or school to eat their fruits and vegetables.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • My father fully appreciated the power of images to influence childrens eating habits. When I was a child I do not see more photographs of more vegetables winning the big food fight in this country on behalf of childrens best interests.
  • (Contra Costa Times)
  • Kids dont always eat their vegetables, but does showing them photos of veggies But overall more vegetables were eaten on the photo day, since more children took them.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • Copy-Kids Eat Fruits and Vegetables is the first DVD in a series designed to encourage healthy habits in young children. This series is for children aged six months to 5 years.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • The study monitored daily broccoli consumption for these children and whether they were more likely to eat vegetables if they were bathed in dressing, or if heavy or light dressing was offered as a dipping sauce.
  • (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
  • Parents who want their children to eat more fruit and vegetables should give them an apron and let them cook, recent research suggests.
  • (BBC News)
  • According to the Daily Mail , Irvines mother says that despite attempts to get the child to eat healthier, her daughter has eaten nothing but chicken nuggets since she was 2 years old. She has never eaten a fruit or vegetable.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • Most American children don't meet the proper nutrition requirements. A national survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found 1 in 4 teens were eating fruit less than once a day and 1 in 3 were eating vegetables less than once daily.
  • (Examiner)
  • who works with parents who are concerned their children are not eating in a healthy manner. Parks outlines a number of tips for her clients to make preparing meals that incorporate fruits and vegetables easier.
  • (Abilene Reporter-News)

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