Reblogged from Nourish Interactive We all know that we need to eat more vegetables. We, as parents, also know that we are key role models for kids and they are watching and learning from our behaviors.
According to the latest USDA guidelines, we should actually being filling half our plate with fruits and vegetables. And actually a bit more vegetables than fruit ;-)
So how do we get ourselves to eat more vegetables! That is a good question and this study may be the key with a pretty simple solution.
By adding more variety of vegetables to your meal, adults were more likely to eat more vegetables. The study found that adults actually ate about 1/2 serving more of vegetables if there was a variety of vegetables.
Read the entire post: Getting parents to eat more vegetables-easier than you think.