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How to Get Kids to Eat Veggies

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Your kids not eating their fruits and veggies? Here’s a simple trick
that’s been shown to increase consumption:

Well, one way seems to be to simply jazz up what they’re called.
For example, instead of carrots how about offering "X-ray vision
carrots"? When researchers tried that in five New York elementary
schools, kids ate twice as many of Bug Bunny’s favorite food.

A second experiment at two more schools dealt with broccoli and green
beans—two deeply unpopular items. But when renamed to "Tiny
Tasty Tree Tops" and "Silly Dilly Green Beans," veggie
consumption again doubled.


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September 19th, 2012

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