'Often and early' gives children a taste for vegetables

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New research suggests that exposing children to a new vegetable early in life encourages them to eat more of it compared to offering it later.

The researchers, led by Professor Marion Hetherington from the Institute of Psychological Sciences, The University of Leeds, found that even fussy eaters eat a bit more of a new vegetable each time they are offered it. Professor Hetherington said: "If you want to encourage your children to eat vegetables, make sure you start early and often. Even if your child is fussy or does not like veggies, our study shows that 5-10 exposures will do the trick."

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