Health

How to make them eat their veggies

Put a greater variety of colourful foods on your kids’ plates, and they’ll be more likely to eat up.

A colourful plate of vegetables

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Here’s an easy trick:
Put a greater variety of colourful foods on your kids’ plates, and they’ll be more likely to eat up, says a recent study from Cornell University. Six brightly coloured foods is the optimal number, but even three helps.

Bonus:
Different colours mean they get a variety of antioxidants as well.