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Family Meals Help with Fruits and Vegetables

Children who eat meals with their family eat more fruits and vegetables

Children in families who regularly eat fruits and vegetables and eat together are more likely to meet the WHO's regular daily intake of five 2.8 oz. servings per day. A study of almost 3000 children in London with an average age of 8.3 years also found that kids ate more when fruits and vegetables where cut into small pieces. The combination of eating together as a family, positive parental examples, and cutting up fruits and vegetables significantly increased consumption.

PositiveTip: Families, eat your meals and fruits and vegetables together!