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Children Eat as They Are Taught

A study of children’s eating habits found that “31.9% of 6-year-old children consumed fruit less than once daily and 19.0% consumed vegetables less than once daily.” Upon further examination, researchers found that “children who consumed fruits and vegetables less than once daily during late infancy had increased odds (more than twice as likely) of eating fruits and vegetables less than once daily at age 6 years.”

Mothers are encourages to train their infants to eat healthy meals so that it will become a pattern in later life.

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