Serve It and They Will Eat It

Serve It and They Will Eat It

If you want your children to eat more fruits and vegetables, serve them more fruits and vegetables.

According to a study in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association (now Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics) of more than 1,100 first-graders, putting fruits and vegetables on the kids' school lunch trays increased the likelihood that the children would actually eat them.

Serve your family healthy foods at meals, pack them in your children's lunches and make good choices available at home for easy, on-the-go snacks.

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  • Cook healthy

    Involve your child in the cutting, mixing and preparation of all meals. Even a snack can be healthy.

  • Eat right

    Sit down together as a family to enjoy a wonderful meal and the opportunity to share the day's experiences with one another.

  • Shop smart

    To encourage a healthy lifestyle, get your children involved in selecting the food that will appear at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table.

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