Bribery won’t stop fussy eaters: Study proves offering children rewards to clear their plate does not work

The Daily Mail – Victoria Allen

Faced with a fussy child who refuses to eat their greens, bribery can be extremely tempting. But the bad news for parents is that offering their little darling a reward for clearing their plate will not really work. Whether it is sprouts or spinach your child hates, putting it in front of them again and again seems to be the best strategy. Offering them a reward at the same time has little added benefit, Belgian researchers found. (more)

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