Trick to Get Kids to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

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Playing Drs. Rx: How to Get Kids to Eat Fruits and Veggies

Are you wishing your children would eat more fruits and vegetables

Chef Franco Noriega shares a trick with The Doctors that might have your little one reaching for the healthy foods -- and it only takes some creativity and a label.

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Instead of trying to talk to you kids about things like "antioxidants" or "vitamin A," he suggests labeling foods in containers with names like "smart berries" and "bionic vision" in order to get them more excited about healthy eating. 

In fact, a study at Cornell University found if you give fruits and veggies fun and cool names that is has a lasting effect on kids feeling enthusiastic about them. 

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The Doctors also suggest picking fruits and vegetables that are colorful and create a rainbow on the plates, which may also help kids eat more healthy fruits and vegetables.

 

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