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- Children Eat 68% More Vegetables If The Amount On Their Plate Is Doubled Penn State University Study Finds
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- Researchers from Penn State University of America claimed in research
- Said, if you prepare children’s favorite vegetables in a new way, they will eat more
Most children run away from green vegetables. American scientists, in their recent research, have told how to feed more and more green vegetables to children. Researchers from Penn State University say, during the trial, the amount of broccoli and corn in the children’s plate was increased from 60 to 120 grams. As a result, children ate 68 percent more vegetables.
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Researcher Hanim Dikats says, this research will help parents, teachers and caretakers around the world, who are engaged in motivating children to feed a certain amount of vegetables.
According to research, serve only those vegetables in children’s plate which they like more. Don’t force them to eat vegetables they don’t like. Parents have also been advised to gradually increase new vegetables in the children’s plate. Prepare it the way the baby likes to eat.
Researcher Barbara J Rawls says, experiment with vegetables and try to make them in a new way so that children do not distance themselves from it.
1.5 cups of vegetables daily is necessary for children
Britain’s health agency, the NHS, says that children should be given five different types of fruits and vegetables a day. Increase the amount of food according to age, body and physical activity. According to the US guidelines, the child is asked to eat 1.5 cups of vegetables.