Children have a naturally sweet tooth, and prefer things like cakes, sweets and biscuits. So what is the best way to teach them to eat vegetables? This is what researchers from Wageningen have discovered:
Advice for parents of young children
As part of the HabEat project, European researchers published a booklet for parents of young children titled, Vegetables and fruit: Help your child to like them. This booklet contains information and recommendations for parents to help them to increase their children’s fruit and vegetable intake.
Vegetables and fruit - help your child to like them
Many children and adults do not consume the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables to maintain a
healthy and balanced lifestyle. If children learn to appreciate vegetables from a young age, they are more likely to maintain a healthy diet as they get older.