Study: If parents eat vegetables, kids eat vegetables

UPI – Staff Writer

Mom and Dad, if you want your little ones to eat their fruit and vegetables, both of you must set an example, Finnish researchers say. They noted that early childhood is a critical time for encouraging healthy eating habits that continue into adulthood. Researchers surveyed 100 parents to see how they influenced their 3- to 5-year-olds to eat vegetables, fruit and berries. The three food groups were analyzed separately.

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