Children ate less when using smaller plates.
You probably knew when using a small plate people take less food than if using a large plate. Temple University researchers have found on average children serve themselves an extra 90 calories when using adult-sized plates! This small study may be on to something. This could be a fairly simple and straightforward way to prevent childhood obesity and overweight.
PositiveTip: Have an overweight child? Try using smaller plates. (Maybe adults, too!)