"Good food is wise medicine."
~Alison Levitt M.D., Doctor in the Kitchen
How to Get Kids to Eat Vegetables
~ Tips from The No-Cry Picky Eater Solution
Over 65% of parents report problems getting their children to eat vegetables. Kids should eat 3-5 servings per day, but a third of kids don't eat a single serving of vegetables on a given day. There are easy ways to encourage your kids to eat -- and enjoy! -- vegetables. Try some of these tips.
~ Put vegetables on a pedestal.
~ Name the star of the show.
Routinely serve two vegetables at dinner so that you double the chance your child will eat at least one. Plus, seeing two vegetables will build an expectation that vegetables are important.
Excerpted from The No-Cry Picky Eater Solution (McGraw-Hill) by Elizabeth Pantley
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