Maybe buying bowls and dishes with vegetable pictures on it will help vegetable consumption at home, too. Goodbye Cinderella plate and hello Spinach plate?
Friday, February 3, 2012
Getting Kids to Eat More Vegetables
I just read an interesting study that showed putting pictures of vegetables on cafeteria trays in schools caused more kids to put those vegetables on their trays. They had pictures of carrots and green beans on the trays and kids would then pick carrots or green beans and put them in those corresponding spots. Though overall the amount of vegetable consumption is still low compared to what the government is recommending, there is an improvement and it is a low cost intervention. You can read the full article below.