Monday, July 5, 2010

Do you kids eat their Veggies?

Many parents come to believe that their children have an inbuilt disliking to certain foods, in particular vegetables. Research done at the Deakin University in Melbourne suggests that children can be successfully introduced to new, healthy foods, when they are regularly exposed to it, and when the experience of eating them is made enjoyable!
In an interview with Dr Gie Liem, a lecturer in social and behavioural nutrition in the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at Deakin University, explains the findings of his research in what motivates children to like or dislike food.

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